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Imprisoned

Photo taken by contributor Craig A. Miller, an author, speaker, photographer, and suicide attempt survivor from Boston. For many years he struggled with OCD, extreme anxiety, depression, and suicidal thoughts. After a suicide attempt nearly ended his life at age 20, he became dedicated to understanding what led him to such a decision, and more importantly how he could gain control of himself and his life to ensure it would never happen again. He published a book in 2012 titled, This is How it Feels: a memoir of attempting suicide and finding life. He is a member of The Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention and regularly speaks everywhere from libraries to state conferences sharing his story and the steps he took to move forward.

About this photo: “Not every day is a good day. But I always know that no matter how hard it gets and no matter how imprisoned I feel by my illness, the light I need is always shining down on me.

Find more from Craig at his website

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One comment on “Imprisoned

  1. Cla-c
    September 13, 2016

    wow!! this photo ,its amazing .Ive tried many a times to explain to my loved one`s how it feels .This shows it ,the way it is .Thank you .-c-

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