» My Journey
27/03/20 15:12 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
I had my first incident back in July 2018. I was in the classroom having an exam everything was normal, suddenly and out of nowhere I started shaking, I couldn’t breathe, I started sweating, I felt so dizzy and my heartbeats went o...

» *Trigger Warning* The Silent Side of Suicide: How Toxic Masculinity and Ageism Took My Husband
26/03/20 17:36 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
We would have been married twenty-five years this August. Sadly, this milestone will not include an anniversary trip to Italy, but rather a day of sadness and silence as I mark this special day alone. I met him thirty years ago, and toge...

» My Recovery **Trigger Warning**
26/03/20 15:12 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
I am a recovering drug addict. It seems weird to be able to open up to the public about my personal tribulations, but that is where I am now. My road here was not easy, and it was often filled with pain, confusion, and fear. However, I w...

» Advocating for Peer Support Programs for Children of Parents with Mental Illness: My Personal Story *Trigger Warning*
24/03/20 15:12 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
My Personal Resiliency with a Parent with Mental Illness: A Story  As a junior in college last may I was tasked with writing a research paper I was passionate about for a class of mine. I decided to analyze data from research studies on ...

» 10 years later
24/03/20 10:25 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
I started showing symptoms of depression and anxiety at the age of 17. I began isolating myself. My mind would start running about the things that were going on around me causing me to make things a bigger problem than what they were. I ...

» Having a Skills Toolbox
23/03/20 17:36 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
Navigating a world that often feels cold, insensitive, and unaccepting of mental illness is lifelong work, a healing journey with ups and downs that has no end. As a highly sensitive person who has lived with anxiety/depression/OCD/ADHD ...

» One of the many art peices i iake that help me get out my...
23/03/20 15:12 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
One of the many art peices i iake that help me get out my thoughts.

» 57 And Still Abused By Her
23/03/20 12:50 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
My mother has been screaming at me as long as I can remember.  She used to scream at me and beat me with whatever she could get her hands on until I was 13. But still to day she can’t talk to me without screaming.  The last time I talked...

» Ok, Here Goes
20/03/20 12:50 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
I have suffered from mental health issues my entire life. I was placed for adoption at birth, but not placed with my parents until several months later. This may seem unimportant now, but will come into play shortly. My childhood was mos...

» Stigma Free/Not Really Stigma Free
19/03/20 12:48 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
My family has a history of mental illness and my daughter suffers from it also which is hard enough to face in its self.Then to have adults who are suppose to be touting the stigma free society pick on and bully her for it is disgusting....

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