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
  • michelle: Hi I can relate to you I am so in love with this guy and for so many reasons we can`t be together he knows...
  • Joel Hassman, MD: Once again the public, through their “representatives” as in politicians, will make a...
  • Lisa B: Your article is not only spot on but it is an inspiration and lights the torch of hope to anyone suffering...
  • Graham: I very much doubt that this incident can be put down to a case of clear-cut classic clinical depression. I...
  • Klaas V: Someone suffering from symptoms of psych illnesses should take responsibilty to ask her or his therapist to...
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