Story Categories: Depression
Moving Past MST To A Fulfilling Life
After her military career, Ashley embarked on a journey to empowerment and validation. She stresses taking the necessary steps to start the path to healing.
"Get the help that's there. The more you talk about it, the easier it is. And the more you talk about it out loud, the more organized the situation becomes in your head. It's not always going to be an easy ride...but if we can take that and not let it bring us down, but rise us up, we can do extremely wonderful things in the world."Read Ashley's Story
If You Have Thoughts About Suicide Like I Do, Please Read This
Shawn encourages people to take control of their lives and destinies.
"We can ask for help. We can reach out in the darkness. We can overcome the affliction that grips our minds."Read Shawn's Story
Speaking Up is the First Step to Overcoming Depression
Matthew faced depression in college, but he didn't know it, and neither did anyone else. That is, until he spoke up, and that made all the difference.
"I told a few close friends, and instead of being judged like I feared, they embraced me and made an effort to keep me active so I wouldn’t fall back into that state of mind. My family was supportive and got me the help I needed."Read Matthew's Story