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The idea is simple. Let’s teach each other about each other. About our health and wellbeing. And about our illnesses. Furthermore, let's dispense this knowledge to our surroundings. Because an illness changes with perception, and this perception can make all the difference in the way we live.

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Stories

Ashley J.

Samia Shahnawaz

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. 

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Chloe P.

Samia Shahnawaz

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.

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Tania F.

Samia Shahnawaz

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. 

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Jennifer H.

Samia Shahnawaz

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.

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Pascal K.

Samia Shahnawaz

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. 

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Lucy R.

Samia Shahnawaz

My experience with Anxiety and Depression started around 7 years ago when I was 14. At the time I was living with an alcoholic mother in an unstable home. There were a lot of fights between my mother and my step dad.

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