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The breaking was not beautiful

Suicide

The breaking was not beautiful

A brief intro about myself before we get into the nitty gritty of my story. My name is Jessica. I am 37, married...

Jul 1, 2020

Sharing Mental Health Challenges Saves Lives

At #SickNotWeak, we know firsthand that sharing our mental health challenges saves lives. Join us now...

Jun 25, 2020

An Eye Opening Conversation About Suicide with Georges Laraque and Cam Janssen

It's a battle of the NHL enforcers on today's episode of...

Jun 10, 2020

A Raw and Candid Conversation with James Wilder Jr. and Perdita Felicien

This episode of #IsolationNation should be required viewing. Montreal Alouettes running...

Jun 8, 2020

Abuse, chaos and addictions

I am sharing my story today because I am Sick Not Wek and I truly believe anyone can have the strength to move...

May 13, 2020

For Real This Time

I can only take so much Before I begin to explode Trigger points, panic attacks, And PTSD episodes.   After facing trauma, That involves a serious threat, A person needs to heal, Until a certain threshold is...

Apr 22, 2020

How my misconceptions about suicide changed

I’ve dealt with Major Depressive Disorder since my late teens. I am now going on 27 and...

Feb 5, 2020

What it’s like to be suicidal and alone

Warning: Some content may be triggering, reader discretion advised. The first time you tell a stranger that you’re suicidal, it’s predictably weird and it...

Nov 13, 2019

My Love/Hate Relationship With Stigma

Stigma. The sound of that very word strikes anger in many of us burdened with mental health challenges. It also, unfortunately, strikes fear in...

Nov 6, 2019

Depression is a powerful sucker

It was only a few short years ago, but I can honestly say that everything I’ve done, and everything I am today, is...

Sep 25, 2019

Not my first time at this rodeo

September 2018: Crying and in total despair, I struggled to walk to our local hospital with my 20-year-old daughter (who was on the...

Feb 13, 2019

My triggers, my saviours

These are my triggers, but these are my saviours. We have Churchill to thank for his reminder that “attitude is a little thing...

Jan 30, 2019