Mental Health

Connie: It’s Time to Erase the Stigma of Mental Illness

If you met me, you would never guess I have struggled with mental illness my entire life. I have had a high-powered, lucrative career. I am married. I ...

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Veronica: Down’s Syndrome Cannot Silence My Voice

I was born in 1997 with Downs Syndrome. As a teenager, I felt all alone. I was a wallflower at school, just trying to avoid the bullies who teased me. ...

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Sean: Autism is a Diagnosis NOT a Life Choice

Since as long as I can remember, I have been different. I really wanted to be more like my classmates—to be normal. But I just couldn’t. Eventually, ...

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Ann-Charlotte: The Madness of Teen Suicide Has to Stop

William was a friendly, goofy, and popular kid who was diagnosed as bipolar and ADHD. We did everything our doctors advised us to do. But Will wasn’t ...

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