Talking about mental health

“Perhaps people are afraid of saying something wrong, but I think it’s better to try to say something than nothing at all.”

By LAUREN STEVENS

Nowadays many of us live a large part of our lives on social media. In some ways, this technology is hindering the discussion about mental health, and in other ways it is aiding it. It isn’t so easy to initiate this discussion on platforms in which we are forced to compare our everyday with everybody else’s highlight reels, and talking online removes the humanity of it all. Continue reading “Talking about mental health”

The things I thought and was told of

‘They told me that it was all in my head, so I thought so too. But every night I went to bed knowing that I wasn’t just imagining things.”

By GIO HOLDEN DAGOOC

They told me to have fun and start thinking positive, so I did. But I knew faking smiles was never enough to hide the pain. Continue reading “The things I thought and was told of”