Alice shares her family trauma and the mental health disorders that follow, leading to suicide ideation, intense self-awareness and waiting for insanity.
Juliette Peterson loves a good story. A compelling narrative, intuitive prose and enticing characters as well as stylistic creativity are all components which lure her into particular fictional and non-fictional worlds, whether that story is interpreted on paper or on screen. She found that story in the movie The Hours and how it helped her to feel less alone in her mental health experiences.
Hannah shares her experience with BDD, anxiety and depression as she begins a new school year in a foreign country, not sure if she is mentally stable enough.
Daniel (OCD Andy) share his prose about what it’s like to have the compulsion to remove a spot on his mirror.
MHT editor David Templin explores his own stigma toward mental illness through the metaphorical mirror of self-reflection that reveals his reflection is Rob Ford. Includes a cartoon!
Karen shares her life with frequent unexpected panic attacks and how she copes.
Jared writes about the anxiety that comes with schizophrenia in the form of derealization and depersonalization.