My first experience with depression started back when I was in year 10 at school in 2014 when my step dad suddenly passed away on Christmas Day.Read More
My story, my passion, my pain, and my recovery.
When I was young, I was happy. I was a free spirit, known by my family as, 'the wild one.'
But I was also determined, and eventually, my determination became a vulnerability.
I have struggled with anxiety and depression for last couple of years. I am at a much better place now and have learnt and continue to learn better ways to cope with it.Read More
I was not happy a lot of the time. I also was not the best behaved student at school, as I was constantly getting into trouble and sent to the office.Read More
My name is Jessie and I am a Mental Health Warrior.Read More
When I was in 7th grade I started experiencing symptoms of anxiety and depression due to struggles that my family was having at the time.Read More
My life isn’t perfect, it has never been and it will never be. It goes up and down like waves in an infinite sea.Read More
On March 3rd, 2014, I made a decision that would change my life forever.Read More
Depression began pretty early in my life, but nobody around me was aware of how I was feeling and I found it hard to express my thoughts and feelings.Read More
My illness began at nineteen years old. This was the first time I experienced my depression.Read More
I was just entering my Freshman year of high school and I was homeschooled at the time (it was a brief four month stint. I won’t get into it).Read More
I have experienced Generalized Anxiety Disorder ever since I was a child. I don't remember if I knew I was different from other kids and I'm sure I thought everyone was the same way.Read More
Last year, when I began receiving treatment for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), it hadn’t occurred to me that I was trapped in a nasty cycle of physical and mental health neglect.Read More
On July 26, 2013, I woke up around 6:30am. I was tossing and turning and the whole room was spinning! I kept running to the bathroom across the hall because I felt I was going to be sick to my stomach but nothing would happen.Read More
I have had depression the majority of my life starting at ten years old.Read More
I had been a victim of physical abuse as a child and was exposed to drugs and alcohol through my father, who was/is an heroin addict.Read More
I've always known that something wasn't quite right with the way my brain functioned.Read More
My experience with mental illness really started around my freshman year of high school around thirteen years old.Read More
I was around 30 years old when I started having auditory hallucinations. At first I kept to myself and did not tell anyone, since I thought it would abate. At that time, I was studying in Canada, but noticed that I wasn’t able to focus my mind and my thoughts were drifting away.Read More