It Doesn’t Get Better For Everyone: Suicide Prevention as Social Justice

When I was a teenager, I wanted to kill myself. Not because I hated myself— that would come later. I hated the world instead. Depression helped me see the world for what it was: a terrible, hopeless place. A place awash with poverty and structural oppression, with the threat of climate change looming over it. … More It Doesn’t Get Better For Everyone: Suicide Prevention as Social Justice

Life Is Short; I’d Rather Not Be Sick for All of It

On Sickness, Life, and the Movie Up I’ve devoted so much of my life to being sick. And when I say devoted, I truly mean I enthusiastically prolonged my illness. I know the ways mental illness colonizes the mind, anxiety making you feel like you’re finally seeing the truth, depression telling you you’re not worth … More Life Is Short; I’d Rather Not Be Sick for All of It