As a Brother, coming out about my mental health was difficult but it was the right decision to make
Date: Thursday 29 Jun 2017
The first time I wanted to share how imprisoning my mental health was, I didn’t really know where to start.
I was at a point of desperation where I didn’t really have much to lose, this was nearly three years ago.
Now that all this time has passed, I wonder to myself if it was the right thing to do – revealing all your weaknesses for the world to see. Then, I look back at all I’ve done, all I’ve been through since, and I truly believe speaking out was one of the best decisions of my life.
That first step, those first words, began a new age of understanding for me.
Rather than focusing on hiding my condition in order to appear normal, exhausting my body and mind, I could ask for support from those around me.
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