A dying shame.

Great post. Shame kills.

Daisy in the willows

Yeah, I’m obviously not going ignore that it is WORLD SUICIDE PREVENTION  DAY -especially considering the work and training I have been doing this week, around Mental Health Recovery embracing the 5 key concepts to   the



Action Plan


  1. HOPE-People who experience mental health difficulties get well, stay well and go on to meet their life dreams and goals.

  2. SELF-RESPONSIBILITY– It’s up to you, with the assistance of others, to take action and do what needs to be done to keep yourself well.

  3.  EDUCATION-Learning all you can about what you are experiencing so you can make good decisions about all aspects of you life.

  4. SELF-ADVOCACY-Effectively reaching out to others so that you can get what it is that you need, want and deserve to support your wellness and recovery.

  5. SUPPORT – While working toward your wellness is up to you, receiving support from…

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Never let the fear and hypocrisy of ill willed people silence your voice.

authenticitee speaks

We gotta do betta than shooting our wounded as #Believers. Really feeling some type of way ’bout now. As a #SuicidePrevention #Advocate I cannot tell you how many times I’ve talked to people #cutting themselves DURING our conversation or people struggling with #depression and #suicidal thoughts due to being damaged by mean, fork tongued, two faced religious people in their #communities of #faith.

We have a responsibility as #humans to not coddle or enable but simply humbly REMEMBER what it felt like to not have all our **** together.

Real talk. Listen, this account is NOT designed for crisis intervention as it is not manned 24/7 but if you or a loved one need to talk to someone PLEASE call 1-800-273-TALK or Text “START” to 741-741

#YouAreNotAlone #YouMatter #MentalHealth #crisisintervention #Church #Hurt #Healing
#Inspiration #Encouragement #Love #Mankind #Travel #Quotes #WritersOfInstagram #Healing #God #Faith #Help #PayItForward #Prayers #Women #SelfHelp

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I SEE BEAUTY IN YOU #SuicidePreventionMonth #poetry

authenticitee speaks

Like an exposed nerve

You feel the pain of gentle wind

Wondering when the pain will end

But I pass by repeatedly

wanting to say

I see beauty in you

Every single day

I know your roots are uprooted

Protruding you can no longer hide

The scars that tell your story

And the reasons that you cry

I want to give you smiles

And air and hope and joy within

But every time I reach for you

The pain fills your eyes again

Please don’t disappear

Though selfish of me it may feel

Just know many can relate

And some have even been healed

Though internal my scars

are invisible

And my roots cling to laughter anew

Please don’t take your life today

Cause I see beauty in you

***If you or a loved one are suicidal or in crisis, PLEASE know that you matter and are not alone!…

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