June 2014, the depression I was diagnosed with at age 13 now is Major Depressive Disorder (formally known as clinical depression). In addition to depression, I have also been diagnosed with Borderline Personality Disorder, and a not specified anxiety and bipolar disorder.
After spending a month in a psychiatric hospital, I became one with my mental illness and became very open about my illness. This openness is the reason why I published my blog in June 2014.
My goal is to raise mental illness awareness, stop the stigma, and help save a precious life. My mental health is just as important as my intellectual health, physical heath, spiritual health, and emotional health.
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Trigger Warning: Self-harm, suicide