Photo by contributor Kaylee, a woman who has wrestled with Major Depressive Disorder since her early teenage years. Kaylee loves her family. She's from a small town but has a big heart and a big smile. About this photo: “So many times getting stuck in aw-ful that we forget there is aw-esome. This photo was taken outside... Continue Reading →


Photo taken by contributor Cheerios, a man who was diagnosed with Bipolar and Paranoid Schizophrenia at the age of 41. Cheerios works and does his best to function at a level that he considers to be normal. About this photo: “I took this picture several years back. At the time it signified hope for me; hope that... Continue Reading →


Photo taken by contributor Luis Rosado, a man from Staten Island, NY who has been suffering from anxiety and depression for over 30 years. After struggling with an alcohol problem for over two decades, Luis is celebrating more than six years of sobriety. Photography has always been a wonderful outlet for him to capture and... Continue Reading →

Brand New Day

Photo by contributor Nick Baber, a 41-year-old Chief Operating Officer from Surry, England. Nick was diagnosed with depression four years ago, but has been suffering for over twenty years.  Since coming out of the closet about his mental illness earlier this year, he has been humbled by the support and encouragement from family, friends, and... Continue Reading →

Listen To The Silence

Photo taken by contributor Johanna, a 36-year-old guidance counselor from Finland. She has family members and friends who have suffered or continue to suffer from mental health challenges, such as severe depression and bipolar disorder. Many of her students also have different kinds of mental health issues and as a guidance counselor it is her job to try to... Continue Reading →

Sun Rising

Photo taken by first-time contributor Jamie Li, who currently lives in Boston, Massachusetts. She loves travel, music, design, architecture, food, art, and photography. She picked up an old 450D camera during a trip to Hong Kong in 2008 and hasn’t looked back. She has friends who have been depressed their whole lives. She sees that once in a while... Continue Reading →

Catalina Sunrise

Photo taken by Lisa Day. In her words: "I am a blogger but I am also a person that is fighting for her life with anxiety disorder, PTSD, depressive disorder and mild bipolar. I feel I have been 'melancholy' most of my life but as things in my life became more difficult I turned to many... Continue Reading →

All Things Must Pass

Photo taken by Jim, a man from Texas who has struggled with depression for much of his life. About the photo: “I was scouting a locale for our local Cross Country team when I came across a tank filled with water this afternoon. I don't get a lot of water images out in west TX, and this... Continue Reading →

Beacon of Hope

Photo taken by Callum Snape, whose sister helps treat substance abusers and people with mental health issues on a daily basis. She is an amazing woman who helps heal people, an inspiration to Callum and us all. Callum is a Landscape & Wildlife photographer who tries to convey a connection to nature through his work. This... Continue Reading →

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