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Bri’s Story

“We can all help each other… we can heal.”

Share your stigma experience.

I was sexually assaulted when I was 15 years old. My head got messed up and I didn’t feel that life was worth living anymore. And then I met my wonderful boyfriend who made everything easier. Life felt worth living, while I still struggled with my mental health. When I was 17, I had a miscarriage, which made my problems even worse. I have depression, PTSD, anxiety. It’s so hard.

How did you overcome this experience?

I talked about it. I shared my story in hopes of helping others who have experienced similar abuse, and who struggle with mental illness.

Help others by sharing a brief, positive message.

Having a mental illness does not define you. It is a teeny, tiny part of your life that can be managed. We can all help each other… we can heal.

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