Suicide is avoidable

This is a reminder for those who think that everyone who wears their heart on their sleeves, or are just looking for attention.It may not be healthy, but it's their way of drawing attention to their struggle that they need help with.How we respond either enables the unhealthy expression, diminishes their efforts to be heard,…

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The silent ones

True misery doesn't love company.It decays the soul in silence.When someone is complaining, it's because they still have hope that someone cares enough to listen or respond.Or even to empathise.When they give up on these three things, they go silent because they have grown to accept that no one else cares, or understands the state…

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Don’t label your struggle

Mental health is about hope. The more hope we have for experiencing joy tomorrow, the better our mental health today.The human experience is not an illness.The best way to protect your mental health is by recognising your humanness.Don't allow your reality to be labelled as something more than your experience of the ups and downs…

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