Raeann, 34, The Caribbean

***TW mentions suicide attempt*** “Many people believe that having mental health issues is a choice, that people choose to be sad or depressed, or that…

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Yasmin, 28, London, UK

**** Trigger Warning: suicidal ideation **** “I would like to share my story about my diagnosis of, and battle with, Persistent Depressive Disorder (PDD) –…

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Dishika, 24, Delhi, India

‘Someone asked me a few days back, “What’s your story?” and I went blank for one whole minute. I had no idea what to say.…

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Tsu, 32, Albany/NY, USA

***TW mentions self harm and drinking*** “I’ve had year long run ins with mental illness. My mom had severe symptoms and passed those genetics onto…

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Elsie, 39, NYC, USA

“I live with Major Depressive Disorder. The philosophy I’ve adopted when it comes to living with depression is I have to force myself to participate…

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Jess, 20, York, UK

“My depression started towards the end of my late teens. I had always been a happy, quietly confident person so it was a huge change…

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Sarah, 18, Birmingham, UK

“I’ve suffered with my mental health throughout my teen and after a long battle and numerous suicide attempts, we all agreed the safest option would…

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