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The day I called in depressed

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The day I called in depressed

I don’t know why but, even as a person who deals with anxiety and depression on a daily basis, I always felt there...

Feb 20, 2018

Depersonalization and Derealization Teamed up to Drive me Insane

I never wanted my family to lose me to violence nor...

Feb 13, 2018

Ending the War

Looking at me, you’ll probably see something is different, but you might not be able to pinpoint it to mental illness. Your eyes might travel over my scar-dappled skin, wondering...

Feb 6, 2018

What Bell Let’s Talk Day means to me

This year, Bell is hosting their eighth annual “Let’s Talk Day” on Wednesday, January 31. Let’s Talk is a day dedicated to raising...

Jan 31, 2018

‘Fight, fight, fight’: Dissociative Identity Disorder

My name is Shirley, I am 57 years old, and I live with a condition known...

Jan 23, 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

‘I stuffed that memory down into the dark place’: #MeToo

About 20 years ago I was riding the subway when an older man sat directly beside...

Jan 9, 2018

The sillier the better

'Adulting' should only be done when it's absolutely necessary. Otherwise a childlike approach throughout life should be mandatory. Those of a more serious disposition, those who are not naturally inclined...

Jan 3, 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

An open letter for those who have left

Recently I’ve realized just how many friends have stepped out of my life because of my mental illnesses. I’m not talking about the...

Dec 12, 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

‘Just be a good person’

Hi. I’m Mitch. I deal with depression and social anxiety. I also work as a sports writer, covering mostly football and mixed martial...

Nov 29, 2017