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All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niveny

Suicide is the third leading cause of death among people ages 10-24 and approximately 4,600 people in this age category die each year from suicide, according to the… 444 more words


Faces of Depression Friday: Draven Rodriguez

Author’s note: I did not know Draven Rodriguez. I do not know if he suffered from depression or any mental illness. His inclusion in this section in no way implies that. 563 more words


A depressed boy killed himself and Nigerians laughed. We belittle how dangerous this mental condition can be

Today, I read that a National Youth service Corps (NYSC) member killed himself because he lost his girlfriend to another man. According to reports, 26-year old Ernest from Edo State who was performing his national duties at Redemption Secondary School, Ofombogha 1 in Obubra Local Government Area of Cross River State, locked himself in his apartment and drank some poisonous substance after a girl he fell in love with returned from her village over the weekend with a ring from another man she had promised to marry. 1,169 more words



For the past 7 years my family have been the only people who I could rely on to make me feel happy and safe. They wee my home, my sanctuary, my protectors from the outside world. 695 more words

11th February 2015 (monster)

Is it madness when you know its happening? Something is bubbling, I can feel it. There is this ball of energy that I have no idea how to satiate resides within my chest. 539 more words


Facebook comes up with new ways to reach out to the suicidal

“I am thinking of jumping”, the Facebook post said.

Attached to the post were pictures of the George Washington Bridge to Manhattan.

An alarmed friend of the 18-year-old contacted authorities. 520 more words


Jennifer Carey reblogged this on Indiana Jen and commented:

It's good to see a platform stepping up in this regard.

Funkay Fresh Friday Links 2.27.15

Nothing touches my heart as much as supporting wellness in our minds, in our bodies, in our souls. Meet a woman who is incredible and supporting that cause.  92 more words

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