A message from Debbie sharing her experiences with mental illness, and how she’s advocating for others by reducing mental health stigma, and creating a supportive community.Read More
In this story, Sophie shares her journey with depression and how it’s influenced her to help others.Read More
Lola Lynch shares her inspiring story on the challenges she’s faced with body dysmorphia, how she’s overcoming them, and how she’d like to help others facing similar challenges.Read More
Here, Stan shares his story on overcoming anxiety and panic attacks during his undergraduate experience at Penn State University.Read More
Amanda shares her story on the tremendous battle she’s faced with her physical and mental health, and how she turned her life around.Read More
Adrianne shares her story on the tremendous battle she’s faced with depression and therapy, and how she’s overcome her challenges.Read More
Read this short, motivational story, where MacKenzie shares how she’s learning to practice self-care and self-acceptance.Read More
Read Jordan’s story, where she shares her experiences with schizoaffective disorder, and the help she’s received to help her with her illness.Read More
Annie shares her story on the tremendous battle she faces with her mental illness and the impact it has had on her life.Read More
Read this inspiring story, where Caitlyn shares her experiences of overcoming anxiety and suicidal thoughts throughout university.Read More
Ken briefly shares his thoughts and experiences moments after he attempts suicide, and how he’s planning to moved forward with his life.Read More
A message from Dana sharing her story on battling the highs and lows of depression, and what she’s learned from her challenges with mental health.Read More
Read this short perspective on mental health by Mohneet, where she gives us two takes on her identity and how both can lead to different conclusions.Read More
“There exists a strong stigma towards mental health in the South Asian community; many either decide to believe that it doesn’t exist or that it is negligible in the lives of both teenagers and adults. Since there is a limited opportunity to succeed in these countries, the culture becomes shifted amongst first-generation children to fall in line with the expectations of their superiors. It is true that being at the top of the intellectual totem pole will well-serve one later in life, but at what cost?”
Read this inspiring story, where Surya gives his perspective of struggling with mental health, both as a student and a member of the South Asian community.Read More
Eleven years ago, when I was twelve, I sat down with my dad and told him I wanted to commit suicide. I knew something was wrong but I didn’t know the proper words to describe it. I knew that I was feeling something other kids my age weren’t. That was the problem: I felt something, but I didn’t know what that feeling was.
Read Mariyah’s story, where she shares her struggles with depression and suicide, and how she’s overcome the challenges of opening up to her parents.Read More
I would not be in the place I am right now if I had not taken the steps I did to battle my illness. I have had a long, tiring journey to get where I am - about six years to be exact. Although I am in the process of recovery, I have made an impact by helping others in their own struggles, trying to be a positive source of light to people around me, and taking the time to be empathetic to everyone.
Read Angel’s inspiring story, where she shares her struggles with depression and anxiety, and how she’s overcome them through therapy. Angel now uses her experiences to advocate for and inspire those who struggle with mental illness.Read More
Before I begin my story, I’d like to remind you that I write this not to blame or accuse anyone who is involved in this story. I am writing this story to increase mental health awareness, and reduce the stigma and prejudice surrounding mental illness in Indonesia.
Read the following story, where Bhakti shares his struggles with depression and how he’s trying to overcome.Read More
Being human can be hard. We have these things called thoughts and emotions that have a grip on our wellbeing. If you’re like me, you may have a past or current history of mental health issues. Those issues, or mental illnesses, often occur when those same thoughts and emotions are set off by internal or external triggers.
In this motivating story, Jeremy shares his past experiences to recovery, and his tips on ways to seek help.Read More
I’ve been thinking of sharing this part of my life for a while now. At first, I couldn’t find the purpose nor the confidence in doing so, but now I think sharing one’s experiences is important and meaningful. I hope it will help those needing some inspiration through hard times.
Read this inspiring story by Renuka on how she overcame the impacts of Stevens-Johnson Syndrome and depression, and how she motivates herself to push through life’s unforeseen circumstances.Read More
Wrae shares her story on overcoming the impacts of abuse, anxiety and depression with the support of her friends, family and therapy.Read More