Living with OCD – Ron’s story

I suffer from OCD – but not the typical OCD you’d expect. Just as there are different types of depression, like seasonal and postpartum depression, there are different versions of OCD, some more nefarious than others. Personally, my OCD gremlin isn’t as much of a douchebag as others’ little demons, some of whom have driven […]

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Understanding Schizophrenia.

Schizophrenia is one of the most misunderstood mental conditions. There is strong stigma attached and people living with it are often portrayed as dangerous. It is diagnosed in the late teens and early adulthood. Some even develop symptoms in their early thirties, but it is uncommon to diagnose over the age of forty. However late […]

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Share your story with us!

The Standing Strong Blog was created as an interactive format where strangers can share their stories of living with mental illness. Whether it be your own or you care for someone with mental illness, your story will help break down the wall of stigma and will encourage others to speak up and reach out. Not […]

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