Voices

    Knowing you're not alone in your mental health journey can play a pivotal role in healing. Read personal stories written by people who are figuring it all out, just like you.

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    Woman picking up newspaper with a headline about the Atlanta spa shooting
    My Reflections on Desensitization and the Atlanta Spa Shootings
    Asian American woman squatting with her arms crossed over her body
    Yes, "Positive Stereotypes" Are Still Harmful
    Food is the Asian love language
    “Have You Eaten Yet?” Is the Asian “I Love You”
    Asian American dual identity
    Mental Health Impact of Straddling a Dual Identity as an Asian American
    How BPD affects interpersonal relationships
    I Self-Diagnosed Myself With BPD to Excuse My Hostile Behavior
    Letter to husband from a wife with bipolar disorder
    Loving With Bipolar Disorder: A Letter to My Husband
    Adoption trauma
    I Am Grateful To Be Adopted—and Yet, Adoption Is Still Traumatic
    A blank computer screen on a work desk
    A Day in the Work Life With ADHD
    Illustration of woman holding a Bible and medication
    My Journey Through Fibromyalgia, IBS, and Mental Distress
    Woman wearing a mask on the bus, wearing a band-aid
    I'm the Black Sheep of My Family for Getting Vaccinated
    Highly sensitive person illustration
    Is There Really Anything Wrong With Being a Highly Sensitive Person?
    A Psychologist’s Journey to an ADHD Diagnosis in Adulthood
    I Got Trained in Identifying ADHD Without Realizing I Had It
    Grieving loss of dog
    The Stigma That Came With Grieving the Loss of My Dog
    How I learned to accept my diagnosis
    How I Learned to Accept My Diagnosis Wholeheartedly
    Illustration of people of different ethnic backgrounds
    As My Understanding of Privilege and Oppression Evolved, So Did My Relationships
    Inconclusive health results
    Overcoming the Stress of Inconclusive Health Results
    Illustration representing mental health issues
    A Day in the Life With Borderline Personality Disorder
    A figure talking on live tv and she seems happy and fine on the outside but the looming shadow behind her shows cracks
    I Talked Wellness on National TV While My Girlfriend Abused Me At Home
    Conceptual scene of person sitting on stairs within a maze-like scene
    A Day in the Life With Depression
    Woman writing in a journal in a dark room
    7 Things I Do When My Anxiety Skyrockets
    Person on top of a mountain looking ahead
    10 Things I Do When I Don’t Feel Mentally Strong
    Amy Morin sailboat
    Structuring My Life Like a Book Helps Me Stay Mentally Strong
    Woman looking in the mirror.
    Why People Lie to Their Therapists (And Why You Shouldn't)
    people playing in a pool
    A Therapist Shares Her 5 Biggest Concerns About Mental Health After the Pandemic
    online therapy
    The 5 Most Common Things People Tell Their Therapist
    13 Things Strong Kids Do
    This Is the Book I Wish I Would Have Read as a Kid
    Someone speaking to their therapist from a window view looking inside
    5 Things I Wish More People Understood About Mental Strength
    Amy Morin and Nick Valentin record The Verywell Mind Podcast from a sailboat in the Florida Keys
    Why I Launched a Mental Health Podcast From a Sailboat in the Florida Keys
    Woman sitting on bed, looking off to the side
    7 Things I Learned About Grief When My Husband Died

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