September 9th through 15th is National Suicide Prevention Week.
Many individuals who die by suicide experience years of depression and don't seek help. The Normalize Depression campaign aims to end the stigma of mental health disorders so that more people who are suffering will seek help.
Raquel Buchanan is a mental health profession in southern California who blogs about life and relationships. Raquel is on a mission to spread awareness about the impact of violence, abuse, and trauma. The information contained on this site is for entertainment purposes only and should not be used as a substitute for professional assistance. Contents contained in these blogs are based on true stories or the experiences of several several people and are fictional. Identifying information has been changed to protect the anonymity and confidentiality of therapy patients.