It’s the last day of September, therefore the last day of Suicide Prevention Awareness Month (check out my post here); so now do we just move on to the next awareness month? I get the idea of awareness months, but sometimes I worry that after that month passes, it will be forgotten. People tend to take up the mantle of a cause when its cool or profitable, and then it eventually falls by the wayside. For those that are living through these sorts of things, one month of recognition just simply isn’t enough.
I wanted to highlight some resources that concentrate on keeping this issue at the forefront all the time. It isn’t until issues of mental health because a concern all the time, that things will change. There shouldn’t be a negative stigma attached to someone living well. As someone that has personally struggled with depression and anxiety