Our society does not take mental health seriously and it makes me wonder how many more need to die before we start to realize that our mental state defines our physical state.
My husband and I are and will continue to be our child’s parents.
Everyone discovers their difficulties differently. The important thing is that you do something with that discovery.
Even if you feel like giving up is an option, don’t do it. Because there are far better things ahead then what you’ve already left behind.
I felt responsible for the loss that everyone who knew Austen was feeling.
For those suffering with a family member who has an addiction, think long and hard if you want to cut them out of your life. Don’t do it out of anger. You’ll eventually regret it.
Whether you liked the show, or hated it, “13 Reasons Why” clearly brought much needed attention to suicide and mental health.
It is hidden behind those cheerful laughs, sweet smile and gorgeous eyes. It doesn’t anymore look like it’s written all over a person’s face. It is now called smiling depression.
I have been there before as the one wrestling a loaded gun out of his hand in the middle of the night. I have been the recipient of threats that came through via text message telling me he was going to end his life, and I had no other choice but to call the police to prevent a tragic incident from happening.