Menu
SNW-Website-Dear-Depression-It's-Over-2000x1005

Dear depression, it’s over

Recovery

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

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

I am winning

I was diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) when I was 17 years old (2008). I had always been very shy; I had always been scared to try new...

Aug 29, 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

Obsessive Compulsive Dramatic

My struggle with mental illness began at the age of nine. My first debilitating affliction was with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. People often mischaracterize...

Aug 1, 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

The foundation for change

It’s a boys dream: having a car, a beautiful girl to love, kids, a well-paid and enjoyable job, a house, a tree, a...

Jul 11, 2018

When mental illness rears its ugly head

My name is Julia. I am 36 years old. I suffer from severe anxiety with panic attacks and depression. Six years ago, my illness...

Apr 24, 2018

Lucky to be alive

One week prior to my accident, I was on vacation in Florida with my boyfriend and I was suddenly jolted awake in the middle of the night with a...

Jan 16, 2018

One lucky Motherf***er

Today is a great day to tell my story.   It is Thanksgiving and I am grateful for this life!  I don’t know if it was because of watching "13...

Dec 19, 2017

I decided

Hi my name is Julie and I have borderline personality disorder. I am constantly in and out of hospital -- I used to indulge in a lot of self harm...

Dec 5, 2017

Mental Illness is not a character flaw

My story begins when I was about 6 years old. This is the first time I have a memory of feeling “ anxiety." I had...

Aug 8, 2017