#mentalhealthmonday – forever on antidepressants

Trigger warnings: mention of suicidal thoughts When I first started taking antidepressants, about four years ago now, I thought it was a short-term solution. I'd been feeling quite depressed, and there wasn't a way for me to talk to a professional quickly, so I thought I'd do what I saw as the next best thing … Continue reading #mentalhealthmonday – forever on antidepressants


#mentalhealthmonday – summer and mental health

I've got conflicted feelings about summer. First of all, summer seems to be the time when I develop new symptoms. Last summer, it was my psychosis. This summer, it seems to be a worsening of my depression. I sometimes also find summer a bit difficult because of the increased emphasis on being social, drinking, and … Continue reading #mentalhealthmonday – summer and mental health

#mentalhealthmonday – could my mental illness have been prevented?

Today I am very pleased to have Chris Hack on my blog today. He's going to be talking about his mental health journey. Trigger warnings: graphic description of suicide attempt, suicidal thoughts It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when my mental illness first became a part of my life. The first recollection I have of a … Continue reading #mentalhealthmonday – could my mental illness have been prevented?