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People Who Are Suicidal Don't Want to Die, They Just Want the Pain to Stop

"If you experience suicidal thoughts, the following post could be potentially triggering. You can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting “START” to 741741."

Source: The Mighty

Author: Bria Barrows

Why Are Young Americans Killing Themselves?

"If you experience suicidal thoughts, the following post could be potentially triggering. You can contact the Crisis Text Line by texting “START” to 741741."

You Cannot Heal Your Way Out of Being Human

"The point of healing is not to return to a place where everything is perfect. Instead, it is to begin to develop the ability to respond to what’s imperfect.

You cannot heal your way out of being human, and you were never supposed to."

Source: Medium

Author: Brianna Wiest

How Do I Talk to My Child About OCD?

"Talking to a trusted adult...can help kids and teens identify these unwanted thoughts and behaviors as OCD and may provide some much needed relief. If your child comes to you and expresses concern about these behaviors, or if you notice the behaviors, there are a few things to keep in mind when talking to your child about whether he or she may have OCD.

Source: IOCDF

Author: IOCDF - Kids

Choice

"This writing is a call to arms! Its purpose is to inspire readers to come to terms more honestly with the choices that will be required if they are to achieve their goals in life."

This Teen Activist Wants to See Schools in Every State Offer Mental Health Days

"Toward the end of her junior year at Sherwood High School in Sherwood, Oregon, Hailey Hardcastle, 18, was dealing with more stress than usual. College application deadlines were fast approaching, and she was dealing with stressors at home too. One day, while sitting in class, she started having a panic attack."

Source: Teen Vogue

Author: Kaylen Ralph

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