I lost a friend after my suicide attempt

"I just can't be friends with you anymore." This is what my childhood best friend said to me after my suicide attempt. Between all the feelings I was experiencing from this attempt, having my best friend basically shun me, hurt. At the time, I didn't understand what I had done wrong. Why wasn't she supportive? … Continue reading I lost a friend after my suicide attempt

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How To Understand Your Loved One’s Mental Health Struggles

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 1 in 10 adults are affected by depression. Common behaviors of those with depression include withdrawal, anger, flat expression, and even suicidal thoughts. The Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) states that more than 40 million people in the U.S. struggle with anxiety disorders and can … Continue reading How To Understand Your Loved One’s Mental Health Struggles