Ben Bidwell, 37, London, UK

“I grew up wearing a mask that portrayed me as strong, brave, tough and manly, in an effort to be perceived as a real man.…

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Ashley, 23, Melbourne, Australia

“This path started when I was 7 years old and I was sexually assaulted at school. I faced not being believed at all and most…

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Prudence, 27, Belgium

“Most people think about PTSD as it being a mental illness mainly for soldiers who were in a warzone and who saw terrible happenings in…

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Cassandra, 21, Canada

“Usually, people think of childhood as a carefree time. However, when I was a child, I had difficulty to stop thinking about small situations and…

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Mercy, USA

“I struggled with depression for 20 years and only now have the courage to let go of the stigma of shame in order to SPEAK…

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Nathan, 29, Fareham, UK

“Hearing voices. Sometimes it feels like I have someone tagging along beside me all the time, whispering in my ear, telling me that all the…

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Ashish, 19, Aurangabad, India

“Three years ago I was sent to the ER for a surgery for reasons I should not mention because it’s too embarrassing. Because of this…

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