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Depression

The elevator

I sat in the doctor's office waiting for my prescription to be adjusted. “Alright Christopher, I’m going to lower your dosage and see if that makes a difference. Take an...

Jun 22, 2017

Coming out of the ‘M.I.’ Closet

“M.I.” mental illness or mission impossible? Admitting you suffer from mental illness is more like mission impossible. I was diagnosed with anxiety and...

Jun 13, 2017

Insignificant rubble

I feel like the rubble you find on the sidewalk. The driveway. The path behind your house. Sitting there, but you don't notice it, as insignificant as a fleck of lint...

Jun 6, 2017

Cheer up, Buttercup

Are you sick to death of hearing about depression? How sad we all are? It’s an epidemic apparently… I know I’m sick to death of hearing about it –...

May 16, 2017

My eating disorder, she runs the show

‘I feel like I am taking control of something, yet really I have no control at all’ is the first thought that comes to...

May 16, 2017

Floating at sea without any bearings

Hey! My name is Phil. I’m a 28-year-old living in Montreal. The following is a preview of a longer blog article I wrote...

May 9, 2017

A tribute to Project Semicolon’s Amy Bleuel by Michael

I remember the exact time that my life changed.  It was the moment that suicide ceased...

Apr 24, 2017

But You Seem So Strong

I struggled with depression for a long while before I did anything about it. That’s because I was, for the longest time, mostly functional. I did well in high school,...

Apr 13, 2017

What brought me back

When I explain to you what has happened over the last 12 years, you might not believe it took place, but it did. Depression is a word that I knew...

Apr 11, 2017

Coming back from the brink

This is not my beautiful life. My office door is locked, blinds closed and I’m curled up in the fetal position under my desk...

Apr 4, 2017

It’s okay for men to feel like this

I started showing signs of depression when I was in my teens.   My father taught us that men don’t feel sad, that we...

Mar 30, 2017

I’m ashamed

I remember the first time my Dad told me that he wanted to kill himself. It is, of course, one of those things a person never forgets. There were...

Mar 21, 2017