I struggled with my mental health long before I ever chose it as a career, many of us have. The first time was at the age of 12.
I remember being too scared to go to school. I remember being sick each morning from the anxiety. I remember being told even people with cancer could smile and be positive.
I remember the shame. Eighteen years and two notable depressive episodes later, here we are. Things weren’t always bad, but when they were, I never told anyone or got help.Read more on themighty.com