I have depression and anxiety and through blogging I hope to raise awareness of mental health problems so we can reduce the associated stigma.
My blog tells my story of how I cope with my mental health problems, the constant relapses and fight to remain in control , difficulties I have had accessing mental health services and trying to get my loved ones to understand.
Online blogging has been a major coping strategy for me and without I don’t know where I have been. Writing helps me to release some of my overwhelming emotions and hearing from other bloggers and tweeters their experiences motivates me to carry on the fight.
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