4 Things I Learned During My Stay in the Pysch Ward

Trigger Warning: This posts discusses suicide. A few years ago I completely gave up. I was at a time in my life where death didn’t scare me. I thought about it often. Then one day came and I went for it. It was different than all the other times. This time it almost worked. I […]

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Mothers & Mental Health|Week 26|Miss B

Meet Miss B from Holland Hi everyone and welcome back to Mothers & Mental Heath! Please give an extra warm welcome to Miss B. How are you feeling today mama? I’m feeling great. I’m just a little bit tired of the busy week but satisfied.  How many children do you have?  We have one son […]

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How to Get Out of a Funk

We all have those random days where everything feels impossible. There are days where my anxiety makes me overwhelmed and I need to calm down. Then there are days my depression can sneak up on me and I need some excitement. Over the years I’ve handled stress in many different ways. Some better than others […]

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Mothers & Mental Health|Week 25|Stephanie

Meet Stephanie from New Jersey! Everyone give a very warm welcome to Stephanie! How are you feeling today mama?  I’m feeling well, and a bit anxious with my sons homework assignments.  How many children do you have?  1 son and he is 5 years old.  How old were you when you had your first child? […]

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World Suicide Prevention Day: Encouraging Quotes

Trigger warning: This post discusses suicide. According to the World Health Organization, close to 800,000 people die every year due to suicide. Suicide is the second leading cause of death among 15 to 29 year olds around the world. As you all know, I’ve struggled for years with my mental health which ultimately led up […]

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5 More Signs It’s Time to Take a Mental Health Day

Is it that time again? Are you almost on E? If so, it might be time to take mental health day. If you’re anything like me, you can keep going and going. It may be to make sure others are happy or even just to satisfy yourself. Our bodies and minds need breaks too. A […]

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Mothers & Mental Health|Week 24|Porsha

Meet Porsha from California! @missporsha Everyone give a very warm welcome to Porsha! How are you feeling today mama?  I’m feeling pretty well. How many children do you have?  I have 2 girls ages 4 & 6. How old were you when you had your first child? I was 24. Do you remember your initial […]

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A Look Back At My Overdose

Trigger warning: this post discusses self-harm, overdose, and suicide. Today August 31, is National Overdose Awareness Day. It is a global event held every year to spread awareness about overdose and reduce the stigma of drug-related death. This day is meant to spread the message that overdose is preventable. An overdose is when you take […]

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