Agoraphobia

Photo taken by first-time contributor Quenby Sheree, a 32-year-old woman from Daytona, Florida, who has struggled with chronic anxiety disorder throughout her life. She was finally properly diagnosed at the age of 15 when her illness became too difficult to manage and she dropped out of the 8th grade with plans of suicide. For about three years she only... Continue Reading →

Laughter

Photo taken by contributor Danielle who has experienced episodes of extreme depression with agoraphobia. She is a wife and mother to a little human and a furbaby. About this photo: "This is an outtake from a shoot I did recently. It makes me smile, and reminds me how important it is to have people in our... Continue Reading →

Infinite Sea of Depression… & Hope

Photo taken by contributor Danielle who suffers from depression, anxiety and agoraphobia to varying degrees. She is trying to find tools beyond her doctors and medications to help her feel better and get out more. Photography is one tool that has been helpful in recent months. She wants to continue learning more about photography and... Continue Reading →

Masterpiece

Photo taken by contributor Danielle, a woman in New York who suffers from anxiety and panic attacks, and has been agoraphobic over the past year. About this photo: "From the high vantage point at which I took this photograph, Manhattan and the clouds above looked like a masterpiece created by a painter. I think this particular capture sums... Continue Reading →

Eye of the Tiger

Photo taken by contributor  Tiger Lillies, a woman in her forties from Ontario who suffers from deep depression, psychosis, and agoraphobia, possibly bipolar disorder, all while raising her four and six-year-old young grandchildren. Thankfully she has a supportive partner Rick who helps make daily life with children possible. Her grandchildren, as well as her recent love... Continue Reading →

Staring Through the Bars

Photo taken by contributor  Tiger Lillies, a woman in her forties from Ontario who suffers from deep depression, psychosis, and agoraphobia, possibly bipolar disorder, all while raising her four and six-year-old young grandchildren. Thankfully she has a supportive partner Rick who helps make daily life with children possible. Her grandchildren, as well as her recent love... Continue Reading →

Do Not Remove Pins From Body [Butterfly Variation]

Photo taken by first-time contributor John Luke Chapman a 46-year-old photographic artist who lives by the sea in Brighton, UK. He suffers from clinical depression which, despite going undiagnosed for many many years, has been a life-long condition. About a decade ago, severe agoraphobia appeared as a new and unwelcome twist which forced him into an almost total re-invention. A cocktail of pills... Continue Reading →

Watching Over Us

Photo taken by contributor  Tiger Lillies, a woman in her forties from Ontario who suffers from deep depression, psychosis, and agoraphobia, possibly bipolar disorder, all while raising her two young grandchildren, four and six years old. Thankfully she has a supportive partner Rick who helps make daily life with children possible. Her grandchildren, as well... Continue Reading →

Beneath A Melting Sky

Photo taken by contributor Danielle, a woman who suffers from depression, agoraphobia, as well as anxiety and panic disorder. About this photo: “It's hard for me to get out because of my depression and agoraphobia, especially in the winter. There are, however, certain things that draw me outside, like a perfect sunset. This was one such... Continue Reading →

Black & White Majestic Creatures

Photo taken by contributor  Tiger Lillies, a woman in her forties from Ontario who suffers from deep depression, psychosis, and agoraphobia, possibly bipolar disorder, all while raising her two young grandchildren, four and six years old. Thankfully she has a supportive partner Rick who helps make daily life with children possible. Her grandchildren, as well... Continue Reading →

Locked In, Locked Out

Photo taken by a woman in New Jersey who fights clinical depression and agoraphobia. It is a daily struggle for her. About this photo: "This photograph represents home to me since I have been stuck in my house (or hospitals) for several years now due to depression, anxiety, and phobias I have developed. My home... Continue Reading →

Resolved

Photo taken in Massachusetts by a woman with Major Depressive Disorder. She also has agoraphobic tendencies, but is determined to get out more in 2013. About this photo: "This photograph was taken several years ago in Cape Cod, Massachusetts. I was there for a winter wedding. It was beautiful, but my favorite part was bundling up... Continue Reading →

Fighting Stigma

Photo taken by a woman who suffers from the mental health issues above, including depression, anxiety, and bipolar II. About this photo: "This is a submission for both Broken Light Collective, and Unmasked, a project that encourages people to come out about their diagnoses to help fight stigma. It is hard for me to put... Continue Reading →

Inside aka What’s for Dinner?

Photo taken by a woman in her 30s who struggles with severe depression, anxiety, and at times agoraphobia, which keeps her inside much of the time. Her dog has been a companion through the years when she has had trouble leaving the house. About this photo: My dog is quite a character. She is a... Continue Reading →

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