Let’s Talk About Suicide — Mental Illness is My Superpower

Possible trigger topics: self-harm, suicide September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), suicide is a leading cause of death in the United States, and the rates are rising.  Our young people are especially vulnerable.  Fifty percent of lifetime mental illness begins by age 14.  Suicide is […]

Let’s Talk About Suicide — Mental Illness is My Superpower

Published by anantoni

I am a PhD student at the University of Athens, amateur photographer, interested in psychiatry and tinkering stuff, especially smartphones. My PhD is on Program Analysis and is one of the greatest choices I have made in my life as research is one of my great passions – on a good day. In 2020 I was diagnosed as a bipolar (BP2) with borderline personality disorder. This diagnosis has changed the way I look at myself and my past actions. It has allowed me to understand why I have changed so much over the years and get closer to my old self. My purpose is to try to raise awareness as much as possible regarding mental illnesses and this blog is hopefully just the beginning.

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