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4 Questions I Asked in the Aftermath of a Parent’s Suicide

4 Questions I Asked in the Aftermath of a Parent’s Suicide

By Aimée McDonald Like all deaths, the subsequent grief doesn’t disappear quickly. It rears its ugly head time and time again when you see a picture of the…

In times of darkness look for the light

In times of darkness look for the light

By Emma Galligan My Demons 30th July 2014 – My demons had taken over my life at that stage. There was no sense of self or belonging, I was completely…

While you are sleeping … loving the depressed (3)

While you are sleeping … loving the depressed (3)

By Anonymous You slept again this evening. You’ve slept more the last few months, and that is ok. Sometimes I let it get to me, I get annoyed…

A Low Ebb-Needing Help

A Low Ebb-Needing Help

By Georige Atkinson Apologies for not having been around recently to chat. You may not have even noticed that I disappeared for a while, it is easy to slip through…

The problem of being a depressed guy

The problem of being a depressed guy

By Alan DD Strange being a Depressed Guy There’s something that has bothered me for a long while, besides the stigma of dealing with depression. The fact that people…

Deep Within the Well

Deep Within the Well

By Eleanor Johnson I’ve learnt a lot about myself and others during my current crisis with my mental health. This particular battle began around four years ago. I’m…

I’m Fine………(Save Me)

I’m Fine………(Save Me)

By Marty Owens “But it’s all right When you’re caught in pain And you feel the rain come down It’s all right When…

The Demon is at my door again

The Demon is at my door again

 By Helen Turvey The Demon is my depression and its here to stay. Stood at my front door like an unwanted visitor, towering over it obstructing my way. No matter…

The beginning

The beginning

By Georgie Atkinson Well hello there! I’m glad you have found this small corner of the internet, welcome. Thank you for taking time out of the day (even if…

Lifetime of Suffering with Anxiety

Lifetime of Suffering with Anxiety

By Ben Warden I thought I’d share my own experiences with the dark sides of mental health and anxiety. I was diagnosed with generalised anxiety disorder last year…

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