Now What?

It sounds counterintuitive, but on March 28, 2012, the hot and rigid properties of asphalt made up the most forgiving surface of my life. I had attempted suicide, but I had survived and was posed with the toughest question of my life: now what? I suppose I should back up. I had been depressed for…

Mental Health News Round-Up: July 8

U.S. House of Representatives Passes Mental Health Bill On Wednesday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would seek mental health reform across the country. Among other things, the bill would implement direct funding for mental health illnesses, reorder the structure of the federal agency of mental health, and develop requirements for private…

Mental Health News Round-Up: July 1

Demi Lovato Talks Mental Health, Addiction, and Recovery Pop star Demi Lovato speaks out about her recovery from addiction and an eating disorder.  She discusses how her mental health has inspired her music. She is now mental health advocate, emboldening her fans every day. Effects of Exercise on Depression Underestimated, Review Finds The latest report in…