Mental Health

Be kind.

I try to look all put together, but I’m as conflicted as any other – trying to make sense of life. I had been told from an early age that life is unfair and it’s best not...

The story of my life.

Trigger warning: Before reading this post, please be aware that it contains references to childhood rape, abuse, and self-harm. All the crap in my life started right when I came into this...

I do belong and I will be successful

I’m not really sure where to start, but I’ve had the need to open up and share what I’ve been through maybe to possibly help younger teens and younger kids having a difficult time or...

Type 1 Diabetes Disease of the Mind

My name is Christian Courtney and I want to share with you how Type 1 can be more than just a physical disease but a mental one. I was diagnosed around age 13. One day during football...

Running Changed My Life

My story isn’t specifically about GOTR but it’s about girls empowering girls and how running changed my life. I was not an active kid. Then, I spent much of my adulthood reacting to...

overdose

15th November I overdosed in my bedroom I was going through a silent breakdown which lead me to take anadin pills and paracetamol pills and I just took all without even knowing the...

Being my own son’s surrogate

It started when I was a little over 7 months pregnant with my son. It was also around this time that I had begun to tell a few of my friends and family that I was expecting. Up until that...

No Stigma Just Love!!!

Many people believe that having mental health issues is a choice, that people choose to be sad or depressed, or that they would get better if they only knew how to control their emotions...