Results for "mental health"

At His Lowest Point, Gay Man Finds Escape in Creating Music. “I’m Happier Than I’ve Ever Been.”

by Kelvin Bloodsaw

At His Lowest Point, Gay Man Finds Escape in Creating Music. “I’m Happier Than I’ve Ever Been.”

Hi, my name is Kelvin Bloodsaw. I’m from Martinez, California. I grew up in Philadelphia. I was raised by my mom, single mother. We lived with my grandmother. Ever since I was y...

After Series of Incidents, How One Person Learned to Stop “Letting It Go” & Start “Naming My Needs.”

by Christian Luu

After Series of Incidents, How One Person Learned to Stop “Letting It Go” & Start “Naming My Needs.”

My name is Christian Luu. I’m from Dallas, Texas. And before the pandemic, maybe four or five months, I was working at a pretty large national chain restaurant. Servers tend to ...

Gay Man Learns to Accept Himself After Reaching Low Point. “No Matter What Happens Now, I’m Comfortable With Who I Am.”

by John

Gay Man Learns to Accept Himself After Reaching Low Point. “No Matter What Happens Now, I’m Comfortable With Who I Am.”

My name is John. I’m from Salt Lake City, Utah. One of the first times I encountered anything to do with LGBT+ issues was when I was 10. I was watching the news with my mother, ...

Gay Man Overcomes Conversion Therapy, Sexual Abuse and Addiction. “I Look at Myself as a Survivor, Not a Victim.”

by Mike Hendrix

Gay Man Overcomes Conversion Therapy, Sexual Abuse and Addiction. “I Look at Myself as a Survivor, Not a Victim.”

My name’s Mike Hendrix. I’m from Austin, Texas. As a young child, we moved to Singapore. I was around seven years of age. My parents became Baptist ministers and missionaries....

Story Update: Tom Wicker On Mental Health, Self-Care & The State Of Theater During Coronavirus.

by Tom Wicker

Story Update: Tom Wicker On Mental Health, Self-Care & The State Of Theater During Coronavirus.

Nathan: Welcome to this week’s Story Update. Today, we’re going to be speaking with Tom Wicker, who is all the way over in the UK. But before we speak to Tom, let’s take a ...

Gay Man Confronts Mental Illness, Addiction And His HIV Diagnosis With The Help Of Others. “I Found My Place In The Gay Community.”

by Coleman Goode

Gay Man Confronts Mental Illness, Addiction And His HIV Diagnosis With The Help Of Others. “I Found My Place In The Gay Community.”

So my name is Coleman Goode. I’m from Hallettsville, Texas. When I was 25 years old, I checked myself into a mental hospital because I tried to commit suicide. I, also, at that ...

Gay Man Experiences Panic Attacks, Self-Harm And Crippling Depression Before Coming Out.

by Ben Conard

Gay Man Experiences Panic Attacks, Self-Harm And Crippling Depression Before Coming Out.

My name is Ben Conard and I’m from Setauket, New York. In college, I, you know, I was always kind of known as a go-getter and I worked really hard and I involved myself in every...

“Don’t Wait Till You’re In Crisis.” Gay Man Overcomes Debilitating Anxiety By Prioritizing His Mental Health.

by Joe Ferreira

“Don’t Wait Till You’re In Crisis.” Gay Man Overcomes Debilitating Anxiety By Prioritizing His Mental Health.

My name is Joe Ferreira and I’m from Folsom, California. When I was in college, I did come out to my parents. But then after that, I lost all momentum. I never really came out t...