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The Price of Black Girl Magic

January 24, 2018 // 3 Comments

I had been on suicide watch for two days. Every hour on the hour, a female floor attendant knocked on the metal frame of the bed to make sure I was still alive. The bed [...]

Living With Passive Suicidal Ideation

September 25, 2017 // 0 Comments

A quick content note: the following contains frank discussions of trauma, mental illness, and suicidal ideation. During suicide prevention month, especially in the wake of [...]

Sweatpants & Sanity | The ‘S’ Word

July 13, 2017 // 1 Comment

It has become increasingly apparent to me that one of the biggest hurdles for people who want to help loved ones suffering from mental illness is empathy. The ability to walk [...]
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