Personal Stories

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My Lifelong Journey with Borderline Personality Disorder

With the correct diagnoses and sufficient professional help in place, I now am on the right track to helping myself.
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Building a Supportive Community on Social Media Helps Me Heal

I hope that in some small way, I have changed the mental health conversation and inspired others to do so as well.
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Keep Holding On

My diagnosis does not define me.
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I Eat French Fries with a Fork

Something so small could turn into a whole thought process that kept me up at night.
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Accepting Treatment and Managing Medications’ Side Effects

Embrace your options and don’t give up. Things can and will get better. 
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In a Life of Darkness, I Found Light

Happiness and contentment come from the inside out and not the outside in.
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Family Support Changed My Life

I will never forget the people who helped me on my road to recovery.
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Surviving Suicide Loss and Weathering Stigma

Sadly, mental illness still carries undue stigma — and is unfairly associated with violence, contagion and avoidance.
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Surviving Suicidal Ideation and Finding Recovery

Now, 20 years after first experiencing suicidal ideation, I have found recovery and my passion.
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Finding Support to Cope with Suicide Loss

For the first time, I felt hopeful. It was only a slight bit of hope, but I could see light, a faint light, and realized that maybe I could get through this with help.
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