Why It’s Tough Being a Man

What happens when you have a fear of expressing emotions, and hide your embarrassment and shame?

I Survived Suicide And My Husband Supported Me

Ann Roselle opens up about her suicide attempt and her husband’s unconditional support through it.

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Why Astute CEOS Should Address the Mental Health of Their Employees

Mental Health awareness can be a source of hope, and with hope comes life and new possibility.

The Way You Died

An existential poem about suicide by Alexander Humphries.

The Manliest Tears of My Life

Kevin Hall finds the source of his greatest strength.

Boys, Men, and Why I’ll Never Own a Gun

An honest look at depression, guns and the what scares me the most.

The Commoditization of Mental Illness

Kevin Hall reflects on the impact of the xoJane suicide article

Her Death is Not a Blessing—and Mental Health Writers Need to Know This

As writers, we have a responsibility to do no harm. Here are some suggestions for how to think about difficult topics.

Who Do You Trust to be Our Next President?

When we’re deciding who to trust with the keys to nuclear war, we should ask about their childhood wounds and how it might impact them as adults.

Homophobia’s Cruel Mothers Day

There is no love greater than that within the heart of a present and abiding parent. When that love is shattered, and the heart breaks, the only thing the rest of us can say is — we will never let this happen again.

Breaking The Link

How the language of video games can be used to understand mental illness and find new strength in the (lifelong) struggle to recover.

The ‘Strong Silent Man’ Stereotype is a Recipe for Suicide

Our society encourages men to be strong and silent with their emotions. This type of attitude is dangerous to men who struggle with depression.

Mental Health Will Challenge You, but Anything is Possible

Steve Colori has experienced many setbacks, but his mental illness taught him to be flexible.

The One Big Taboo No One in the World Wants to Talk About

Why is no one talking about the suicide rate and what’s causing it?

The Terrorism of Depriving Self-Definition

When people kill themselves because of the way someone makes them feel, they are being terrorized.