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I will rescue myself

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I will rescue myself

By Bongi Sibanda I am turning 24 last year and I was more than excited. 2017 was an…

5 Mental health podcasts by therapists of color : Repost from Redefine Enough

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5 Mental health podcasts by therapists of color : Repost from Redefine Enough

There's no denying that mental health is highly stigmatized in communities of color. Thankfully, stigma hasn't stopped these…

Almost deaths: On depression, dark times and finding the light

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Almost deaths: On depression, dark times and finding the light

By Wanelisa Xaba *Trigger warning: sexual abuse, abortion* When I was one day old, I almost died. You…

Bright glimpse

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Bright glimpse

By Nomaliqhwa/ @nomalili They changed my medication and I’m really happy about that because it’s important that I feel…

Detour

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Detour

By Nomaliqhwa/ @nomalili I’m here again in the space. A space I don’t want to be in and yet…

Around, Because and For My Mother pt II: My Mother, My Warrior

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Around, Because and For My Mother pt II: My Mother, My Warrior

By Nomaliqhwa/ @nomalili To read part I click here Trigger warning: suicide, sexual assault. My mother was and remains…

Around, Because and For My Mother pt I

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Around, Because and For My Mother pt I

By Nomaliqhwa/ @nomalili I think that I was taught to dislike my mother at a very young age and…

A very not nice story

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A very not nice story

By Nomaliqhwa/ @nomalili *Trigger warning: Sexual assault,self harm Today I got to talk about the one night where something…

To be black, lesbian, poor, and diagnosed with mental illness means I cannot always exist wholly.

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To be black, lesbian, poor, and diagnosed with mental illness means I cannot always exist wholly.

By Thenjiwe/ @TeaJay_001 In the book, Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde, the introduction speaks of Lorde’s interlocking struggle of being black,…

Where can I place my pain?: The intersection between privilege, blackness and mental health

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Where can I place my pain?: The intersection between privilege, blackness and mental health

By Nomaliqhwa/ @nomalili *Trigger warning: rape, self harm, assault There is a mute and a dimness that overcomes one…