Losing Control

Photo by contributor Danielle, a woman with bipolar II disorder. She experiences extreme depression, agitation, anxiety, and panic attacks. About this photo: "This photograph was taken by my husband as I was being whisked off to have our baby. I like to be in control - of my environment, my situation, and most of all myself.... Continue Reading →

Eyes Full of Questions

Photo taken by first-time contributor Uday Narayanan, a 26-year-old from New Delhi, India. Uday has an uncle who suffers from Schizophrenia. His uncle has been living with him for the last 20 years. Growing up, Uday remembers his uncle as being a loving man who would play with him every evening, but who would get extremely moody... Continue Reading →

Sleeping Beauty

Photo taken by contributor Heather Hamilton, a 25-year-old woman from Utah. She suffers from major depression, OCD, as well as ADHD. She was officially diagnosed three years ago, but knew long before that she was depressed. She has been going though a ‘down’ time , and it seems she finds sadness in everything right now. Thankfully she finds a release... Continue Reading →

Here’s to ya, Dad

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: “I started Memorial Day by watching the movie “Honor Flight”.  You can rent it via I tunes, grab a couple of hankies and watch it. A touching documentary about a bunch of WWII... Continue Reading →

Taking in the Beauty

Photo taken by contributor Stephanie from Knoxville, Tennessee. She has struggled with depression and anxiety since childhood, as well as PTSD. About this photo: “While my two nieces and I were driving to a specific location that I had in mind for a concept photo session, we passed an empty field that had tall grass and beautiful blue... Continue Reading →

Most Important Person In My World

Photo taken by first-time contributor MacKenzie R., a 17-year-old who has suffered from depression since she was nine. She tried to pull the "tough guy" act, and fight through it by herself, but she couldn't. She was diagnosed with depression when she was fifteen, and was put on an antidepressant. She made the decision to move... Continue Reading →

Frozen

Photo taken by contributor Thirdeyemom, who experienced severe postpartum depression after the birth of her first child. It was a terrifying, isolating experience for her, which included terrible insomnia and hallucinations. Thankfully with the help of doctors and family, one week after her son’s first birthday she was able to board a plane to South Africa, resuming... Continue Reading →

In the Background

Photo taken by contributor Danielle in Florida. Danielle is a woman in her thirties who suffers from bipolar II disorder. About this photo: "When I am feeling especially depressed or anxious or stressed, I try to force myself to go in nature, even if it is just taking a few steps outside my door. It... Continue Reading →

Crossroads

Photo taken by contributor Jim, a man from the SouthWest of Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About this photo: "I have been stuck back in my pit and am slowly crawling back out. Doc has been changing my meds around and the only thing good about that has been discovering Xanax.... Continue Reading →

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