For months I've been struggling with how to write about what I've learned about healing from depression and anxiety. It's not that I can't explain it. I'm just not sure I can write about it in a way that would be of any use to anyone else.
Trigger warning: the following includes discussion of health care professionals, depression, anxiety and mood disorders in general. It's June of the year I turned 23. I have just moved across the country, from Ottawa to Vancouver, and into my mother's house, because I am too sick to work and can't afford to pay my rent. The … Continue reading Five major barriers to basic mental health care