"NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives."
"Somewhere along the line, we learned to doubt our perception, discount our feelings, and overlook our needs. We looked to others to tell us what to think, feel, and behave. Other people supplied us with information about who we were and should be. It became more important to be compliant or avoidant rather than to be authentic, and we adopted rigid beliefs about what “should be.” We believed that if we could just “get it right,” things would be okay. When we “got it wrong,” our sense of security and self-worth evaporated."
Kristin Neff has tons of resources and information regarding self-compassion.
Are you struggling with a loved one or family member who suffers from a personality disorder? It can sometimes feel like navigating through a fog. FOG stands for Fear, Obligation, Guilt - feelings which often result from being in a relationship with a person who suffers from a Personality Disorder.
Do you feel things more deeply than others seem to? Are you easily overwhelmed by crowded spaces and hectic environments? Do you ever need to just withdraw and be alone? If so, you might be a highly sensitive person — someone who has high sensitivity to the sights, sounds, emotional cues, and other stimuli around you.
A community to let introverts everywhere know it’s okay to be who you are. There’s nothing wrong with you because you’re quiet. Showing that introverts can thrive in an extroverted world.
Online forum and information site for adults suffering from diagnosed or undiagnosed Complex PTSD due to ongoing abuse/ neglect at the hands of others (sexual/physical/emotional abuse, neglect).
If you are having suicidal thoughts, please call 911 immediately! If you are not in immediate danger you can also call 1-800-SUICIDE (1-800-784-2433) or 1-800-273-TALK (1-800-273-8255).