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Stop Questioning Emotional Abuse — Victims Of It Do That Enough On Their Own

Am I misrepresenting? Am I misunderstanding? Am I misremembering? Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   09.7.17   |   SHARE
Minds

Sinead O'Connor Talking About Mental Illness And Suicide Hit Me Hard This Morning

Content notice: mental illness, suicide I was in high school when Sinead O'Connor started her rise to fame with her first album, The Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.11.17   |   SHARE
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Alas, it seems as if the American public is taking steps back instead of forward. Lives are being toyed with as health care is being tossed from politician to politician like a ball that can be dropped without incident.

Rising Rates Of Suicide Highlight Public Health Crisis; We Need The ACA

Without the destigmatization that occurs when an illness is deemed legitimate, America loses more lives to suicide. Without legislation that protects Read...
Alexis Dent    |   07.27.17   |   SHARE
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Chester, you will be missed. (Image credit: Instagram/@linkinpark)

Linkin Park's Chester Bennington, Another Victim Of Suicide

Another of our musical idols was found dead today in his LA home. Earlier this year it was Chris Cornell, today it's Linkin Park's frontrunner, Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   07.20.17   |   SHARE
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Wearing Dead People’s Clothing

Three of my favorite t-shirts used to belong to dead people. I wear them when I want to feel my departed loved ones close to me. Read...
Lilly Dancyger    |   07.18.17   |   SHARE
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The Hardest Part Of My Depression Is Knowing That It Will Come Back

Here’s the thing about depression: it cycles. Even when I’m on medication, going to therapy and doing everything I’m able to do in order to stay Read...
Karis Rogerson    |   06.22.17   |   SHARE
Minds
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How The Michelle Carter Case Gets Suicide And Mental Illness Wrong

To say that Michelle Carter committed manslaughter is to accuse her of having the deliberate and malicious intent to take Conrad Roy III’s life. We Read...
Alexis Dent    |   06.12.17   |   SHARE
My father may have been gone, but he was still here. My name connected me to him, and that realization was incredibly powerful.

What I Realized About My Last Name After My Father's Death

My last name links me to my father. Every time I see it, every time I write it down, I think of him. It helps me keep him alive in my soul, and it Read...
Melissa Blake    |   06.12.17   |   SHARE
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