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Living with ADHD

Do you ever walk into a room and forget what you went in there for? Or maybe you’re mid-conversation with someone and your head slowly starts turning towards the television, even though you’ve probably seen that same episode a thousand … Continue reading Living with ADHD

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Why hope will never be silent

Harvey Milk once said “Hope will never be silent.” That quote has been an essential quote for me since the ninth grade.   As long as we keep hope in our hearts, we can never be silenced, and we can prevail. … Continue reading Why hope will never be silent

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A Letter to Other Young Mothers with Mental Health Concerns

My name is Elizabeth, and I am diagnosed with BPD (Borderline Personality Disorder), Depression, and Bipolar Disorder. I found out I was having my son Michael at the age of fifteen. Although I knew I had depression and bipolar disorder, … Continue reading A Letter to Other Young Mothers with Mental Health Concerns

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Religion ≠ Treatment

Whether or not you believe in a higher power, it should be general consensus that some things are outside the hands of God. This isn’t the case for everyone, including my mother. I started exhibiting signs of mental illness early … Continue reading Religion ≠ Treatment

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Redefining family

It’s been hard having to deal with a diagnosed mental health challenge for most of my life. Every day I have to be aware of where my emotions are heading, how low is “too low” and the difference between seriously … Continue reading Redefining family

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