#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.

#VoicesOfHope: I Will Be Okay

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

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#VoicesOfHope: The Courage to Try

It took me a lot of courage to admit to myself that there was a problem with my mental well-being that there was a problem with me. I realized it soon as it started to affect various aspects of my life in ways I did not notice right away. I

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#VoicesOfHope: Finding A Way Through

The Beginning 11 years old. If I had to pinpoint the time when I began noticing what I would later on find out were symptoms of Bipolar 1 and Social Anxiety Disorder, I’d say it was around that age. At that time, of course, I did not have the right

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#VoicesOfHope: The Mind’s Cancer

Hello Friend, Call me Katherine. I will be turning 23 years old soon, but to be honest, I wish I won’t. I believe I don’t deserve to live. I have been battling my mental illness since I was in high school, until now that I am an adult with a

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#Voices of Hope: The Dark Shadows

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

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#VoicesOfHope: My Adventure of Life

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

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