The resources listed are specific to Canada, but I looked at the booklet and I think there is a lot of really useful information for male survivors, or anyone trying to support male survivors.… Read More
I love what Amelia has to say here because this is something I’ve shared when it comes to healing from abuse too. What works for some, even most, people, may or may not work for you as an individual… Read More
I want abuse survivors to know that healing is possible. I want people dealing with mental health issues to have hope that they can get better. I work hard to get that message out, but those 700,000 people who died by suicide in 2019 won’t ever get to read what you just read. They aren’t here.
I’m tired of that. These numbers are so much more than numbers.… Read More
I love the fact that her boss was just honest about his mental health issues, and the fact that he took antidepressants, and how much difference that made it her own ability to talk about mental health. Simply put, this has to be what we do. All of us who advocate for more mental health conversation, awareness, and resources, need to create a space where anyone, everyone, can share their own stories, and advocate for their own care, without fear of being judged for needing it.… Read More
Kudos to WHO, and the folks who shared their stories. As the WHO says on their website, 1/2 of all children experienced some sort of violence in the last year, and that violence leaves lasting impressions. (And that is pretty much the norm every year, as well.)
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