About
Melissa Mashburn

Melissa Mashburn is a wife, a mother of two, and a person living with depression. After a suicide attempt and a psychiatric hospitalization, she began writing about her thoughts, emotions and experiences, and without realizing it, became a mental health activist. Now her passions are to help reduce the stigma society has about people with a mental illness and suicide prevention.

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Recent Comments
  • Maureen: I am glad to get this information before winter starts. I am going to begin to limit my light exposure in...
  • Maureen: I agree, let’s not punish ourselves for being human. Thanks for another great client handout!
  • So so sad: In a similar situation to Rationaliser but not so far down the line as you and have found your posts and...
  • Holly: I’m a therapist and when I ask my clients what their goal is I often hear that they want to be...
  • John J: My son is in the hospital. We’ve been struggling for years. It’s terrifying. He was taking...
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