I have owned my depression, and it has opened so many doors for me, and made me a better person. The goal now is to help others do the same.
Posts tagged stigma
According to John, all we have done to help the mentally ill is: “nothing, not anything, very few things, not much, and prison.”
THE “HELLO MY NAME IS…” PROJECT A Collection of Portraits & Personal Recovery Stories The “Hello My Name Is…” project is a not-for-profit community outreach program sponsored by the Asheville Area Arts Council*. Through this project we are building awareness that people do achieve and sustain recovery from alcohol, drugs, mental health, and other life […]
A bunch of teenagers had surrounded a meek 10-year-old at a private dinner party. “Hey you! What is 2+2?” they asked. “I don’t know…please go away!” he cried. “Ah, come on! Okay, what’s 2 x 2?” they continued. “6?” The group exploded into fits of laughter. Every guffaw triggered a searing pain in the little […]