Why You Need a Support Network

Why You Need a Support Network

Feeling alone at a bad time can be the difference between recovery and relapse. Everyone deserves to be heard, their problems validated. Whether it’s a friend, partner, or even finding a community online, people need a person or place to go to where they feel like they’re being heard and cared for. I’m incredibly lucky [...]

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My Mental Illness Does Not Define Me

My Mental Illness Does Not Define Me

“But what I struggle with…” I’d often say, to cautiously steer a conversation towards mental health, as if navigating a social minefield, scared of saying the wrong thing. I was always worried that once I’d used a hideous taboo word, like ‘anxiety’ or ‘antidepressants’ that it’d all be over for me. Nobody can go back [...]