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Mental health stories and mental wellness tips from people who live with anxiety, depression, bipolar disorder, and other mental health conditions.

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30 Movies That Have Helped People Through Depression

30 Movies That Have Helped People Through Depression

Members of The Mighty's mental health community share what movies they watch when they are feeling depressed.

16 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because You're Emotionally 'Numb'

16 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because You're Emotionally 'Numb'

Members of The Mighty's mental health community share things people don't realize they are doing because they feel "emotionally numb."

16 Medication Side Effects That Let People Know It Was Time to Call Their Doctor

16 Medication Side Effects That Let People Know It Was Time to Call Their Doctor

Side effects to medication are common, but some make people realize they need to talk to their doctor about it. Patients share what moments made them realize something wasn't OK with their medication.

15 Traits of an Emotionally 'Safe' Person

15 Traits of an Emotionally 'Safe' Person

Members of The Mighty's mental health community share what traits "safe people" have.

13 Reasons People Didn't Realize They Were Being Abused as Kids Until Adulthood

13 Reasons People Didn't Realize They Were Being Abused as Kids Until Adulthood

Members of The Mighty's mental health community share why they didn't realize they were being abused as kids.

20 Surprising Reasons People Stopped Seeing Their Therapists

20 Surprising Reasons People Stopped Seeing Their Therapists

People leave their therapists for a number of reasons -- maybe it's not a good fit, maybe they charge too much per session, maybe they are always late for appointments. Here are some surprising reasons people stopped seeing their therapists.

When Mental Illness Manifests as Rage

When Mental Illness Manifests as Rage

A woman with bipolar disorder describes what "bipolar rage" is.

The 'Depression Chart' I Made to Help Others Understand My Depression

The 'Depression Chart' I Made to Help Others Understand My Depression

A woman makes a depression chart to help others without depression to understand what it's like.

15 'Hygiene Hacks' for When You're Depressed

15 'Hygiene Hacks' for When You're Depressed

Here are some personal hygiene tips you can use if you're struggling with depression.

What It's Like To Have High Functioning Anxiety

What It's Like to Have 'High-Functioning' Anxiety

What It's Like To Have High Functioning Anxiety

23 Signs You Grew Up With Depression

23 Signs You Grew Up With Depression

We asked our mental health community to tell us how they knew they grew up with depression.

The 'Emotion Chart' My Therapist Gave Me That I Didn't Know I Needed

The 'Emotion Chart' My Therapist Gave Me That I Didn't Know I Needed

A woman who has a hard time identifying her emotions shares how having a "Wheel of Emotions" helps her process.

The Fourth Trauma Response We Don't Talk About

The Fourth Trauma Response We Don't Talk About

The Fourth Trauma Response We Don't Talk About

5 Types of Borderline Personality Disorder

5 Types of Borderline Personality Disorder

There are 256 official types of borderline personality disorder. To make things a little easier, John Oldman, M.D. created a model for just five types of BPD. Which type are you?

Why Trauma Survivors Can't Just 'Let It Go'

Why Trauma Survivors Can't Just 'Let It Go'

A woman shares why trauma survivors can't just "let go" of their trauma.

Taking care of yourself isn’t laziness. Here are seven things that might seem lazy, but actually aren’t. #selfcare #mentalhealth

Doing These 7 Things Does Not Mean You're 'Lazy'

Taking care of yourself isn’t laziness. Here are seven things that might seem lazy, but actually aren’t. #selfcare #mentalhealth