My Experience With Anxiety as a Child

My Experience With Anxiety as a Child

UPCOMING EVENTS Written By Clara Ward Trigger Warning: panic attacks I am a person with anxiety; almost no one around me experiences the same thing. I can tell you, it’s hard. There is a lot of misinformation and many misconceptions out there about anxiety, a lot of...
How Support Groups Helped Me

How Support Groups Helped Me

UPCOMING EVENTS How Support Groups Helped Me   My depression and anxiety manifested itself before kindergarten. It was clear something was very wrong, so my mother took me to a child psychologist. My inability to make friends and fight depression was obvious. The...
A Letter to You from the Board of Directors

A Letter to You from the Board of Directors

UPCOMING EVENTS How NAMI Seattle Helps At the best of times, my anxiety is like an annoying alter-ego- pestering me with unfounded worries and dread and easily combated with positive self-talk and healthy habits. At the worst of times, my anxiety is a bully- gripping...
Going Public: Talking About Mental Illness

Going Public: Talking About Mental Illness

UPCOMING EVENTS Photo Credit: Cameron Thomsen. Yeesh. That’s what I think to myself every time I try to start this blog post, because mental illness is hard to write about. You would think that, after years of living with it, documenting it would be as easy as...