The problem with many of the BPD depictions we see on TV is that they fail to consider the totality of the character’s lived experience. Instead, they offer an incomplete view of the person, usually through the lens of another character’s fear and bewilderment.
Our survey isn’t like most that you may have been asked to take. We ask you questions about difficult topics: trauma, drinking, depression.
LGBTQ+ youth are three times more likely to seriously contemplate suicide — and five times more likely to have attempted suicide — than their heterosexual counterparts, according to The Trevor Project, a national organization providing crisis intervention to LGBTQ+ people under the age of 25.
As the 1 in 5 adults living with mental illness know all too well, accessing resources and receiving adequate care can be a challenging process.
When you volunteer or become a member of NAMI, you’re part of our mental health advocacy efforts at the national, state, and local level.
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