Personal Stories and Opinion

Creative Contest Winner: Letter To Myself

The following piece was selected as one of the winners of this year’s Refuat Hanefesh Creative Expression Contest. Age group: College ...
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Illness, Not Weakness

Dear World: There are so many things I wish I could tell you, but I don’t out of fear that ...
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Piercing The Stigma of Psychiatric Hospitals

We all have heard, in some form or another, the horrors that occur within the walls of the psychiatric unit ...
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Suicide and The Omer

May is Mental Health Month.  It is also a time of counting the omer, the 49 day, 7 week period ...
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Making Sense of My Story

When I open up to my friends about my mental illness, the first question they often ask is “When did ...
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Ending The Jewish Stigma Starts With My Truth

Dear Jewish Community: You might know me as that friendly teenager that comes from that really great family. You might ...
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