“I know I may not be the easiest to deal with but I’m trying..” [mental health]

I'm not going to speak from a professionals perspective because I am not there yet in my education but being a psychology major has afforded me some insight into this field. So instead I will offer you my own experience with mental health

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I may not be a war vet but I’ve fought a war (within)

As I sit here on my porch, sun beaming bright, coffee and phone on left side, cigarette in right hand, I begin to weep. This song encapsulates my past, it brings forth a flood of tears, for all the pain and abuse that I have been through. Memories, especially those which are traumatic leave a…

IT starts with a bang, then a voice, followed by a feeling of terror, followed by dread. The disturbance emanates from the front of Alex's house, a single-parent two-bedroom home; Alex jolts out of bed like an overwound jack-in-the-box. Heart accelerating like that of a Jaguar F-type, careening down a winding road, fast & erratic…