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Mental Illnesses & neuro-biochemical disorders we fight & try to control every day. We don't want pity--we ask for moments of understanding & compassion. We use therapy, trial-and-error medication "cocktails, " & every available tool yet suffer days where we are simply overwhelmed by life. ~ kira sunbird

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I will scream this into the abyss until someone, anyone, and everyone hears. This is important. Don't ignore mental illnesses just because you're gender expectations are askew.

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Quote on mental health: Mental illness is the only disease that can make you deny its own existence. Certainly the idea that the brain can deny its own illness is a frightening thought. -Natasha Tracy. www.HealthyPlace.com

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30 Tips for People With a Mental Illness from Those Who Have Been There

Here’s a collection of insightful tips for people with a mental illness. These…

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It is a personal goal of mine to eliminate the stigma that surrounds MENTAL HEALTH disorders. Spread the word and share your story. MUCH LOVE, M

It is a personal goal of mine to eliminate the stigma that surrounds MENTAL HEALTH disorders. Spread the word and share your story. MUCH LOVE, M

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How Acceptance Can Help You Manage Mental Health Stigma | Accepting your mental illness doesn't mean you're giving up on yourself. Learn what acceptance of mental illness means and how it can positively impact stigma. www.HealthyPlace.com

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"the internet has taught me more about feminism, gender, sexuality and mental illness than school and it shouldn't be like that"

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Why doesn't anyone get this shit man. It's such a drag being around people who don't see these illnesses as a real problem.

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Quote on mental health: Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When "I" is replaced by "We", Illness become wellness. -Shannon L.Alder www.HealthyPlace.com

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I relate to all of these so deeply. Especially feeling like I'll never be able to function like other people my age, and feeling like I'm lazy even though it's depression/anxiety.

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