About six months ago that AJ discovered that she has both anxiety and depression. Since then, her mental health has become easier to understand in general.
Leelah represents many in the transgender community who face hate, inequality, and loneliness simply for being who they are. Leelah’s life mattered.
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It’s over. The semester is finally over. I’m not sure how many cups of coffee I drank or boxes of tissues I’ve been through in the past 18 weeks, but I know it’s enough to make me question my good judgement. Finals are finally over! I’m surprised I can even remember my name after all […]
I can’t tell you how often I used to tell myself that I couldn’t do something, that I didn’t have the ability to do it. I had zero confidence in myself or in my abilities to do anything. No one else was telling me these things; it was just me. I was sabotaging myself and […]
Sometimes it can feel like all we do is work, sleep, eat and repeat. With your busy schedule, how are you supposed to maintain your mental health? How can you get all of your work done when your anxiety is flaring up? How can you help every customer when you’re battling depression? It can […]
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline must have some really great karma, because we’ve found another group of talented and passionate young adults to share their stories about mental health and suicide prevention.
When we put out a call for summer YM Bloggers, FIFTY (yep, 5-0) of you wanted to volunteer. Picking these six amazing bloggers— Anna, Detrick, Lindsey, Maya, Megan and Samantha— was no easy feat. I think you will fall in love with their stories, relate to their advice, and come away feeling with the feeling […]