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The beast

I started having anxiety attacks at a very young age. I can’t remember any of the details, but I distinctly remember feeling like my mind was leaving my body....

Sep 18, 2019

My living nightmare

Wtf is wrong with me? I have been awake for days with grandiose ideas of starting a business: drawing a logo, building a website and actually filing the paperwork --...

Sep 11, 2019

Raw and Open: Your last 24 hours

The world is your oyster. You have the ability to have or do anything you want ... absolutely anything. Money is no object....

Sep 5, 2019

Raw and Open: Mobile Mental Health Crisis Response Teams

I have been passively suicidal since I was eight years old, when I had my first...

Aug 15, 2019

Raw and Open: The Downfalls of a Temporary Psychiatrist

So I am just over three weeks into a new med called Elavil, and although I...

Aug 1, 2019

Raw and Open: Depression and Medical Marijuana

Many people experience depression and often try to treat it with anti-depressants or other related medications....

Jul 4, 2019

Men, we have a problem

Men, we have a problem. A deep seeded, long standing practice of remaining silent about our mental health. This “tough guy” facade is killing us. Therefore, we owe it to everyone...

Jun 26, 2019

Raw and Open: The repetition of unhealthy behaviours

When an unhealthy behaviour is repeated enough, over enough time, it actually changes our normal innate...

Jun 13, 2019

Being Gone and Coming Back

I wake up, and immediately wish that I hadn’t. The overwhelming feeling of despair isn’t the first thought I have, it is just...

Jun 5, 2019

Raw and Open: Thoughts from the Borderline Community

A diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) is misunderstood by most. Regardless of the number of...

May 30, 2019

Born this way

I was born sick. On May 15th, 1992, my lifelong journey with anxiety began. My parents knew nearly right away that something was not right. Doctors, nurses, specialists all said...

May 29, 2019

Man up On Mental Illness: The silence of men

To recognize mental health month in the U.S., I have decided to write about the silence...

May 22, 2019