Since my early teens, I knew that something was wrong. I knew that upon waking up each morning life was becoming an increasing burden. I would try to counter the pain, by turning numb. If I switched to auto pilot, I could at least appear to be a ‘normal’ teenager. However, at 15 years of […]
I Talked is a Please Talk initiative that features student’s own stories about their struggles with mental health. Our Student ambassadors share the impact of talking has on them as they went through college and empowering others to talk about their mental health on campus.
I believe all of us experience some form of mental health issues at some point in our lives. For me, my struggles have been with depression. People have this perception of depression as a dark ominous cloud of emotion and instability hanging as a constant companion above someone’s head. In reality it’s not, it’s a […]
This was a tough editorial for me to write. Being so open about my life, so honest with myself writing about my experiences was not easy. I find talking about my life and my feelings difficult, preferring to err on the side of light banter chat with all but those closest to me. But I […]
For quite literally as long as I can remember I have suffered from depression and up until a year ago I had always hidden it. A few friends may have been suspicious about it but I never openly came out and said it to someone. Honestly, I didn’t really understand what it was until relatively […]