» I have depression and panic attacks. It’s amazing how such as short statement is so difficult to say...
08/12/18 10:24 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
I have depression and panic attacks. It’s amazing how such as short statement is so difficult to say out loud. So many of use that live with a mental illness internalize our struggles out of fear of judgement. I have kept the true extent...

» The Polar Life
07/12/18 17:36 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
I was diagnosed with having Bipolar I about 14 years ago. I was 23 and fresh out of College. I was not sleeping at all. My mind was racing all night long. I felt like something was wrong. I told my father that I needed something to help ...

» An Open Letter
07/12/18 15:12 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
How to do this. That’s what I ask myself every day. How to do this. How to handle this. It’s like the mother in me, with a sick or hurting child, my first instinct is to get help, try to make it better, what can I do. What CAN I do. Lite...

» Unbalanced
07/12/18 12:48 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
Sometimes I smile for no reason, and dance around my room alone.. but sometimes I sleep for 12 hours, and don’t shower for 3 days. I can go into work and be an example employee, well expect for that one time I showed up drunk .. I AM WOM...

» I Wanna Change One Life
07/12/18 10:24 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
So I’ve debated a long time rather or not I was going to post about the stuff that’s been going on in my life the last week… I feel if I share my story though, then other people will know they aren’t alone in this situation. So Thursday ...

» I’ve struggled with mental illness for as long as I can remember. I was bullied throughout school...
06/12/18 17:36 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
I’ve struggled with mental illness for as long as I can remember. I was bullied throughout school for it, hospitalized 3 times, been judged and judged myself for it. It sucks, I know. I’ve been there. I may not understand everyone’s situ...

» Every Second Counts
06/12/18 15:12 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
I am worth it!! I am in recovery, yes I have made I through and will do so every second for the rest of my miracle of a second chance at life. I am here to say. I survived sexual abuse. I have survived human trafficking. I have survived ...

» Run For Your Lives.... I Am Depressed.
06/12/18 12:48 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
I can’t blame anyone for running from depression; it is a nasty place to be. It is painful, and unrelenting… it is very difficult to live with, and makes one fearful of ever escaping. Depression is alienating, and causes others to stay a...

» Forgotten Memories: My Life With Dissociative Amnesia
06/12/18 10:24 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
A flip flop. A swollen right foot from a bee sting. Tamale feed. These are but a few scattered memories I have of my childhood growing up. Some are okay memories, others are flat out nightmares, to which I wish I could just throw away. B...

» Stigma
05/12/18 17:36 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
Stigma can be heart wrenching It’s pretty painful it makes you feel unaccepted, misunderstood and judged and It makes you want to isolate, hurt yourself, hate yourself or just die. Stigma lacks compassion, acceptance, understanding and r...

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