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My Story: Jenna Stamm

My Story: Jenna Stamm

I was a junior in high school. I had been bullied in every grade and this year was no different. When the suicidal thoughts came I knew I needed help. Each year I improve greatly and miss fewer things. You are not alone and never will be. I used to push people away, but when I let them in, although it was hard, I improved. Never hold anything back; if you need to cry, cry. It doesn't matter if you have a reason, all that…

by NewLifeOutlook Team on October 29, 2014
My Story: Melissa Alexander

My Story: Melissa Alexander

I was diagnosed with depression after my son was born 17 years ago; at first they thought it might be postpartum blues. Although trust came hard at first, it did come. I had a fabulous doctor who made me realize things about myself, and the most important lesson of all was that I wasn't to blame for everyone's unhappiness. Talk with your family and your loved ones about what's going on with you. Know that you’re not alone; so many people suffer from this illness.…

by NewLifeOutlook Team on October 7, 2014
My Story: Alek Clubb

My Story: Alek Clubb

I've had depression since I was in high school, and maybe even earlier. I've had to recognize my limits and the things that trigger my depression and anxiety. My family has been a huge source of support, even if they do not fully understand depression. My mom, who has also been diagnosed with depression, has helped me so much. You are never alone. There is so much good in the world to be experienced and you are worth all of the good that this world…

by NewLifeOutlook Team on August 21, 2014