Mission Nombre De Dios

Photo taken by contributor Captivating Bitter, a woman in her thirties who has struggled with anxiety and depression for most of her life. She has survived emotional abuse, sexual abuse and rape. She has survived suicide attempts and years of self-harm. After wandering her way through life unable to trust and barely feeling alive, she is now fighting... Continue Reading →

Colorful Tattoo Parlor

Photos taken by contributor Danielle, a woman who has been diagnosed with many mental health issues, especially major depressive disorder. Photography has been a helpful tool through the darkness of depression. About these photos: “I took these photographs in a tattoo shop recently while I was waiting to get my own. I am calling my new... Continue Reading →

Reflection on Willard Psychiatric Hospital

Photo taken by first-time contributor Karen L. Miller, a psychiatrist and poet who experienced a major depression about twenty years ago. During the last three years, she has researched the lives of the people who lived and worked at Willard State Hospital, which closed in 1995. She has read patient records, viewed their belongings, and interviewed... Continue Reading →

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