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Starting a Conversation on World Mental Health Day

The reflections of Hoyt Lake, one of the places that bring me peace

There have only been two times when I felt so alone, so hopeless amidst the confusion of the world and my place in it, I thought seriously about taking my own life.

I brought Dr. W a mug and a card, on which I wrote these words: Thank you for the gift of mental health.

The stigma associated with mental illness can crush one’s spirit. Equally harmful, I believe, is the temptation to glamorize it.

Writer and editor. Just here for the happy medium.

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