Rachel Clifton, an 18-year-old student from London, writes a compelling description of her battle with mental health issues; specifically, her eating disorder.
"Growing up in London, a city known for its ethnic and cultural diversity and relative liberalism, I am yet to find someone who hasn’t heard the term “eating disorder.” While
"I threw all my medication into a fountain, and then got on my hands and knees to fish out as many pills as possible... I feel like I am on a bullet train, or I am a bullet train or a bomb; my fingers themselves feel like they are made
Guest author Shannon Ingrey tells her story about dealing with depression since childhood, her experiences as an inpatient in a mental hospital and how she feels let down by the lack of support given to her during her time under medical care.
“I have suffered from depression from the age of
An author, who wishes to remain anonymous, tells all about what it's like to live with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, how she copes with harming stigmas and what we can all do to improve our general awareness of what the illness entails.
"If you have any knowledge of mental illness and the
Guest author Eleni Zachariou of the blog Unapologetic Empathetic tells her story about being a Borderline sufferer, the stigma behind the mental illness and what people might not know.
"Over the past few years mental health awareness has boomed and campaigns have appeared everywhere promoting awareness and destigmatisation of mental illness, creating