Samantha’s Story

In 2008 I suffered a head injury, when a security light fell off the side of a building in high winds, swung on its cord, and hit me in the face. Medically speaking, it was a minor head injury (I was lucky – it hit me on the strongest part of my face). Psychologically speaking, it sparked the beginning of a long journey to recovery.

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Katie’s Story

21, United States.

In some ways, I am a failure.

When I was twenty-one and in college, I had no friends.

I had no friends because I attempted suicide, and that, too, I failed at. I’ve failed to kill myself on more occasions than I can count, and ended up in the hospital twice, where the doctors failed to diagnose me properly.

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May’s Story, Part 2

May, 21, England

May’s anxiety started young, triggered by her alcoholic father and several traumatic events, including a rape. May picked herself up from her lowest point to finally seek help and conquer her Generalised Anxiety Disorder. She recently graduated with very good grades and has been in recovery for over two years, at the time of writing.

Part 2. For Part 1, click here.

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May’s Story, Part 1

May, 21, England

May’s anxiety started young, triggered by her alcoholic father and several traumatic events, including a rape. May picked herself up from her lowest point to finally seek help and conquer her Generalised Anxiety Disorder. She recently graduated with very good grades and has been in recovery for over two years, at the time of writing.

Part 1.

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