mental health issues

Suicide Hotline With Focus on Transgender People Now Taking Calls

Suicide Hotline With Focus on Transgender People Now Taking Calls

Trans Lifeline is a new suicide prevention hotline whose focus is specifically transgender people and those experiencing a gender crisis. Their number is (877)565-8860. Founded by Greta Martela, Trans Lifeline is unique in several respects when compared with other similar helplines. First and foremost, the staff is comprised of transgender people. Additionally, the website for […]

There is No Easy Check Box for This: Stigma, Mental Health, and Silence

There is No Easy Check Box for This: Stigma, Mental Health, and Silence

Trigger Warning: This article discusses depression, suicidal thoughts, and similar concepts. The nightmares, they really fuck me up. Two or three times a night, I’m jerked out of a sound sleep into immediate full wakefulness. Heart pounding, I come to, like a fish yanked out of water. Desperately gasping to find my breath. Every. Single. […]