Staying Alive

Photo taken by contributor CJ, a 31-year-old female living in Chicago, Illinois. CJ has been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder for the past 12 years. In September 2014, her symptoms flared and she developed intrusive thoughts. For CJ, these thoughts were highly distressing as the content was related to harming herself and others. She was diagnosed... Continue Reading →

Journey Into Fighting Depression

Please welcome first-time contributor TheFrenchCanadianMillennial, a young entrepreneur who has fought depression. People know her as a fighter. She loves art, marketing, communication, events, but mostly giving to others. After experiencing depression, she found that life felt meaningless if she wasn't giving back to others. Her goal now is to create a community to support young professionals with depression. About... Continue Reading →

Withdrawal

Photo taken by contributor Alyssa, a 23-year-old woman from Michigan who has a BFA with an emphasis in photography from Northern Michigan University. Her fine art reflects controversial and personal subjects. She was diagnosed with general anxiety at the age of 10. She then went through a depressive state between 20-22 years old. Her anxiety is still is an issue today... Continue Reading →

Fighting Back

Please welcome first-time contributor Chris Lee, a fourth year college student in Iowa. Chris was diagnosed with depression in the spring of 2013 while a student at college, but had suffered from anxiety and suicidal thoughts through much of high school. With help and support from friends he began to see a counselor. His recovery experienced a setback when... Continue Reading →

Bay Bridge

Please welcome first-time contributor William "Cricket" Ulrich, an artist living with schizophrenia. In 2000, he was hospitalized for shutting down, hearing voices, paranoid thoughts, and self destructive behavior. Since then, medication has helped him live a somewhat normal life. He tried tapering down and going off meds but the symptoms always came back. So he stays on... Continue Reading →

Relationship with Medication

Please welcome first time contributor Ali, a 40-year-old father of two from London who was diagnosed this year with Anxiety and Depression. About this photo: "I had a troubled relationship with my medication at the beginning of my treatment. I thought I could feel my emotional range banging against an artificial barrier. After months of... 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 →

Repairing the Wounds

Photo taken by first-time contributor Andy, an English amateur photographer, aged 45, as well as an amateur writer of short stories, and artist using mixed media. He is fascinated by dereliction in architecture and abandonment. He has been in counseling for over two years, slowly repairing the wounds of childhood, and the relentless oppression of homophobia. Andy... Continue Reading →

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