Garden of Serenity

Photo by Carespin: I am a 27 year old research assistant in the field of Nutritional Sciences in the state of New Jersey. I do not have a diagnosed mental health illness but was with someone for many years who I did not find out had severe chronic depression until after we parted. The emotional scars... Continue Reading →

Don’t Turn Around

Photo taken by D.C. This photo was taken with a Holga lomo 35mm camera, so I really didn't know what to expect until I got the roll developed. For some reason, this one spoke to me. I think perhaps because it could mean different things to different people, or even the same person on different... Continue Reading →

Inspiration

Living with a mood disorder is a hard job. Being a mom with a mood disorder is harder than any job I've ever had. I am infinitely thankful, but totally amazed, that somehow I ended up creating one of the happiest babies I've ever seen; one who smiles, sings, and dances all of the time. I... Continue Reading →

Paint by Depression

Photo taken by Rachel Bio: I was officially diagnosed with clinical depression in Aug of 2011, but I've had episodes for at least 8 years. I'm 35, mom of 3, and married 15 years. I live in Southern Indiana and I babysit outside my home. About the photo: This picture was painted by my sister... Continue Reading →

The Mighty Fortress

Sometimes I feel as though I am trapped inside a fortress of depression. It is dark and scary, and I feel like I will be imprisoned forever; but, as long as there is even a bit of light shining in, I must remind myself that there is still hope for release. To submit your photos... Continue Reading →

Into the Woods

"This photo was taken last year when I was going through a severe bought of depression and agoraphobia. I had barely left the house for a long time, but ended up having to go out to go to a wedding in Massachusetts. While there, I walked away from the building to get some quiet time,... Continue Reading →

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