Need: Help Stop the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness!

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Sunday 10/10 is World Mental Health Day

Need: Help Stop the Stigma Surrounding Mental Illness!

If you’ve known me awhile you probably know I started struggling with chronic depression as a youth. As a young newly single mother of 4 my untreated depression only flourished as I sank.

Years later I wish I had not let the stigma keep me from facing the fact that I had an illness that needed treatment. It would have saved me and my youngsters at the time a lot of darker days.   There is no miracle cure but it CAN be overcome with time and a lot of hard work.

So many people suffer and even end their lives because of the shame and stigma. Please lets break this cycle. Lets spread awareness, education and break the da*n stigma!!

Read some stories here at these blogs I  have rounded up

 

Stop the Stigma Tell Your Story Link-Up | Anita Ojeda

Doctors Said My Postpartum Anxiety Was Just The ‘Baby Blues’ — It Wasn’t (scarymommy.com)

15 Super Easy Ways to Improve Your Mental Health as a Mom – Leslie W. Blog (lesliewblog.com)

You can read posts of those dealing with Chronic health issues including mental health here at A Chronic Voice. I will be joining soon for the October Linkup.

https://www.nami.org/Blogs

https://bloggingtips.com/mental-health-blogs/

9 Fantastic Mental Health Blogs You Should Start Reading

 

https://blog.feedspot.com/mental_health_blogs/

 

https://www.springernature.com/gp/researchers/sdg-programme/sdg3/mental-health-research

48 Mental Health Blogs You’ve Never Heard Of That Totally Nail It in 2021

 

Mental Health: Self Care: You Are Worth It.

Mental Health Awareness: Not Just 1 Day

Hold On 1 More Day Informative Resources

 

https://chronicmomlife.com/5-ways-to-improve-your-mood-naturally/

“Earth provides enough to satisfy every man’s needs, but not every man’s greed.”
― Mahatma Gandhi

“You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.”
― Mick Jagger

“Infantile love follows the principle: “I love because I am loved.”
Mature love follows the principle: “I am loved because I love.”
Immature love says: “I love you because I need you.”
Mature love says: “I need you because I love you.”
― Erich Fromm, The Art of Loving

Trust in what you love, continue to do it, and it will take you where you need to go. Natalie Goldberg

Stop The Stigma: mental health. All kids need is a little help, a little hope and somebody who believes in them. - Magic Johnson

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