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A selections of post dedicated to a this blogs Mental Health Month.

A touching poem x
Mental illness People assume you aren’t sick unless they see the sickness on your skin like scars forming a map of all the ways you’re hurting. My heart is a prison of Have you tried?s Have you tried exercising? Have you tried eating better? Have you tried not being sad, not being sick? Have you tried being more like me? Have you tried shutting up? Yes, I have tried. Yes, I am still trying, and yes, I am still sick. Sometimes monsters are invisible, and sometimes demons attack you from the inside. Just because you cannot see the claws and the teeth does not mean they aren’t ripping through me. Pain does not need to be seen to be felt. Telling me there is no problem won’t solve the problem. This is not how miracles are born. This is not how sickness works.” ― Emm Roy, The First Step

Black girls Smile

Your SMILE Can Help Fight Mental Illness By Kristina Denise   We often associate the Christmas holiday with red, green or gold, but there’s another not so cheerful color many connect with the holidays, I’m talking about the Holiday Blues. As much as we sing about good cheer, sometimes we don’t feel so cheerful. The […]

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The Facts of life

Here are some interesting facts and stats about mental health to set the record straight. Around 20% of the world’s children and adolescents have mental disorders or problems. About half of mental disorders begin before the age of 14. Most low- and middle-income countries have only one child psychiatrist for every 1 to 4 million […]

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