#VoicesOfHope is a campaign that aims to empower people living with mental health problems and help fight the stigma attached to it.
By providing the mental health illness a face, a story, and a voice, we break the stigma on mental health, help and inspire others who are facing the same challenges, and improve understanding among others.
These words have always been on the back of my old notebooks, written on the shade of the fading black tint. I sought comfort and release through scribbling. Its always been like this, overthinking about almost everything. When it’s past midnight and I couldn’t sleep, I think of all the
My name is Milo. I’m 22 years old. I have been diagnosed with Major Depressive Disorder and Social Anxiety Disorder. My problems started when I was still young. Growing up, I was a sheltered kid. I wasn’t given the freedom to decide for myself and the chance to solve my
My name is Amor. I am 34 years old, and I was raised in a broken family. I grew up a bright child, but a little reserved. My alcoholic father would frequently beat me and my mother whenever he was drunk. My parents separated when I was fifteen years old,
My name is Megan. I’m 22 years old. I’ve been living with Bipolar 2 disorder for ten years. I was raised by a young and extremely disciplinarian tiger mom, and a colder-than-ice dad in an upper middle class household. I have an elder sister and I’m the youngest. I grew
I was already suicidal before I became mentally unstable. I was nine years old, when I began to develop a fascination for death and suicide. I heard a lot about deaths–from news reports and those of my parents’ friends; exposure to them contributed a lot to this fascination. I thought