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Raw and Open: The stigma of mental health

Raw and Open

Raw and Open: The stigma of mental health

The statistics are jaw dropping. One in three girls and one in six boys will experience some form of severe trauma during their...

Dec 20, 2018

Raw and Open: We all want something to change

There is always something about ourselves we dislike and want to change. Straight-haired people want curls,...

Nov 29, 2018

Raw and Open: BPD Feels Like A Life Sentence

It seems that as the number of people diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) rises, so...

Nov 15, 2018

Raw and Open: Are we attached to our trauma?

Everyone has a favourite thing or attachment. It could be an old, worn out sweatshirt or...

Nov 1, 2018

Raw and Open: My first loss to suicide

Aside from my own first attempt at age eight and a few subsequent overdoses, I was relatively untouched by suicide until I was...

Oct 18, 2018

Raw and Open: It’s More than Just a Fear for Me

Everyone has a fear of something. It could be a physical thing like spiders or ladders....

Oct 4, 2018

Raw and Open: A friend for life

One of my best friends is afflicted with depression. He has it as well managed as such a vile disease can be, but...

Sep 20, 2018

Raw and Open: The Canadian healthcare system is broken

The Canadian healthcare system is broken. There are as many cracks in the system as there...

Sep 6, 2018

Raw and Open: True words from a survivor

Jody is a guest blogger for SickNotWeak who, in her own words, is a master at the art of survival. She lives with...

Aug 23, 2018