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With your support we will be able to carry out these groundbreaking causes targeted at improving mental health literacy, training young people in mental health first aid and so much more.

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We are focused on ending mental health stigma, and creating a comfortable environment for open conversations about mental health issues. As an organization, we have come to understand the importance of stories in challenging inbred notions about mental health issues, especially when the stories come from those with lived experience. This is what our campaigns revolve around and we can already see the change in attitude that has occurred as a result of this.

We also work to increase awareness of mental health issues, by providing simplified and easy to read resources both offline and via social media (where the bulk of our target population can be found). We also encourage people to seek help as soon as it is needed, and serve to connect young people to appropriate mental health services/professionals.

We are well within the time of the Social Media, and these apps have come to serve as the platform for people to share their lives publicly, in real time. In these times where suicide rates are rising across the world, we have to now recognize that Social Media is the New Suicide Note, and we all have to listen.

Victor Ugo, 2017.

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When gloom helps The melody is set on repeat My depression dancing to its beat The darkness only I can see It be, the light to my depression When gloom helps The rhythm is racing with my mind Drowning my mind farther even into this gloom The clouds covered with gloom hovered all around me...
“I’ve drank gallons of holy water. I’ve had my hair shaved. I have dozens of incisions on my scalp filled with burnt herbs. I’ve taken so much antibiotics and pain killers that they’d probably have grown out of me if they could, all because I have Bipolar Disorder. “All these were before I was properly...
My therapist asks me to tell him how my week went I start with Sunday at church I tell him of how I danced in church that day & mother smiled for the first time in a while I was sure she thought I was dancing off my demons I tell him of how the...
P.S. I wrote this in an episode. Bear with me if it seems jumbled or too ‘everything’ at once. Someone once described to me what having bipolar disorder should look like. He told me what he felt Bipolar Disorder should look like, and how I look very ‘non-bipolar’. Till date, I still don’t understand all...

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