Please NOTE: This blog is participation in a MENTAL HEALTH MONTH event sharing mental health heroes in connection to Mental Health Humors Cartoon-a-thon. Please help us bring mental illness awareness and eduction all month long by sharing this post with your social network, friend and family.
Dese Rae L. Stage 2013 Mental Health Hero Cartoon-A-Thon
Drawing by Chato Stewart
Dese’Rae L. Stage (link: deseraestage.com) is a Brooklyn-based photographer working on a series of the portraits and stories of suicide attempt survivors called Live Through This (link: livethroughthis.org). Live Through This strips suicide of its anonymity, encourages survivors to own their experiences publicly and proudly, and asks the rest of us, “why not talk about it?” It is the first known project of its kind, exploring a world that has remained a taboo for far too long.
Dese’Rae never knew she wanted to be a photographer. In fact, she completed her Bachelor of Science in… READ MORELP 14 – Sweet Pea 11 – Precious 10 and Belly 7
FreeCounselingHelp.com is America’s only directory connecting people with affordable counseling. There are thousands of non-profit agencies within America that are available to help those with limited means. FreeCounselingHelp.com allows people to quickly search by ZIP code and find the best fit for their mental health needs.
Mentalympians is a mental health community development initiative to raise awareness of mental health recovery, inspire hope, reduce self-stigma, foster recovery and also connect individuals who are interested in campaigning for mental health reform.
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