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April 28, 2020

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May 5, 2020

This summer and early fall were not a high point in my mental health journey. I was going to a psychologist, psychiatrist, and my family doctor, and still nothing was working. Throughout this whole multi-year journey different solutions have come and gone, but they’ve...

May 20, 2019

Something that really bothers me with having a mental illness is how damn expensive it is. I am medicated and I see a psychologist about every 3 weeks. Now, I am fortunate that through my employer I have a healthcare spending account, but I am going to run it out befor...

January 11, 2019

We here a lot about representation. That communities and minorities need to be represented, and accurately. But less time is spent talking about why representation matters, especially for those living with mental illness. As someone who lives with a mental illness, it...

March 13, 2018

Part of what I want to do with this blog is make it a place for caregivers of those with mental illness or mental health problems to be able to better understand how to help those they know who are experiencing or living with these issues. In that light, I am introduci...

February 8, 2018

Since graduating university I have been living the fancy agency life. Like Mad Men, but with (slightly) less sexism. This means being invited to every event, receiving boxes of swag, and partying with elected officials. Last week I gave it all up. Why you might ask. Be...

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