Category Archives: suicide

Email to Representative Patrick McHenry Re: Suicidal Navy Soldier being Punished for having a Mental Illness

Photo Credit: Wikipedia Dear Representative Pateick McHenry I wrote to Virginia Foxx, but was told you are my new representative. I am a mental health advocate and founded a FB group with 20,000 ppl from all over the world. I … Continue reading

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Email to Representative Adam Smith regarding Navy Punishing Suicidal Sailor

Photo Source: Facebook Dear Representative Adam Smith and/or Mariam Salem;Hi! I am writing as a mental health advocate in regards to what is happening with to  Congressman Adam Smith said the next steps are to ensure the Navy has an … Continue reading

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My Two Sides of Depression

Picture Credit: David Schafer One side is when you are around people and pretend like nothing is wrong. You act like you have everything together. You smile, but deep down you are hurting. This is depression, but people have no … Continue reading

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I have a Mental Illness, but I am not a Mistake

I watched “Won’t you be my Neighbor” about Mr. Rogers last night.  One message he put across to kids via a puppet is that they are not a mistake.  Although, he did not bring up mental illness, I see how … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder: Feeling Hopeless? Don’t give up!

Having bipolar disorder can feel like you are in a deep hole and can’t get out when you are depressed and suicide enters your mind.   When you are manic, it can feel like you are on the top of the … Continue reading

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