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Depression

I’ve got so much to tell

My life changed forever when my mom died -- I became very depressed. I was in a dark place in my mind. I...

Dec 12, 2018

Looking for answers

It was in November 2017 when everything in my life came crashing down around me. When my world went dark, it was like a light switch being flicked off....

Dec 5, 2018

Coming back together again

I was diagnosed as a kid with A.D.D. I was always losing focus. I also hit puberty young, so with that came the pimples....

Nov 28, 2018

Mind Games

The thoughts you don't want, the thoughts you don't like, The thoughts that you know, it’s all so alike. The hollowness, emptiness, your thoughts so sad, It feels so real, you feel...

Nov 7, 2018

Dear depression, it’s over

It's been a long 21 years. I can't say I'm going to miss you. You had my full attention. We met 21 years ago when I...

Oct 24, 2018

That was a lie

Dear Depression; We’ve known each other for a long time now. As a child I first met you through the distance in my young mother’s eyes as she struggled with...

Oct 17, 2018

Disappointment is a side effect of depression

I usually have no issues sharing my story. At least in person, I don’t. Writing it...

Sep 26, 2018

What goes up, must come down

As I sit here about to write my story I start to think -- how did it all happen? I was always a...

Sep 5, 2018

Often

Nine long months ago, I sat in this very spot and contemplated ending my life.   It wasn’t the first time by a mile, and it wouldn’t be the last time...

Aug 22, 2018

Broken, scarred but still enough

Growing up, I felt like an outsider. I was shy and socially awkward, lacked self confidence and worth and was bullied from a...

Aug 15, 2018

This isn’t a contagious illness

I’m coming out of a seven-month depression.  It’s important to me because this is a fight I fight every day. Mental illness doesn’t...

Aug 8, 2018

Like a Phoenix from the Ashes

My story of struggle and mental health issues is nothing short of long and complex. I suppose it all began at age 9...

Jul 18, 2018