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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2020: This Is the Beginning of Everything You’ve Ever Wanted

“I was sitting on the bus the other day, listening to music, writing down fragments of my latest poem on my phone; ‘What a life,…

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Alexis, 27, Glasgow/Scotland

“Having grown up with a dysfunctional family and turbulent background I found myself struggling to avoid trouble and stay on the straight and narrow up…

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Aly, 27, San Francisco, USA

“I have lived with depression since early adolescence, and developed PTSD during college. Suffice it to say that I lived with a ton of self-blame,…

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18 Years Later – Thoughts On My Father’s Suicide In Light …

“It was 18 years ago. My mum and I came back from a holiday, a couple of days we had spent away with my grandparents.…

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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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