Note: This post discusses self-harm and suicide. If you feel suicidal or a danger to yourself or others, PLEASE call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273 TALK (8255),or text “HOME” to 741741 to reach the Crisis Text Line. You can also call 911, or go to your nearest hospital emergency room. YOU ARE NOT IN THIS FIGHT ALONE.
I wrote this post for the Global Lyme Alliance blog, because we have lost too many of our Lyme family to suicide. You can read the full post here:
Lyme Disease is Causing a Mental Health Crisis: Here's What to Do
I may not know you, but I know this much is true: You are not alone. You are not a burden. You are love and you are loved. You are a integral part of the interconnectedness of all beings.
"Here are the two best prayers I know: 'Help me, help me, help me' and 'Thank you, thank you, thank you.'" - Anne Lamott
I'm Kerry (She/Her/Hers) and I am a licensed therapist, group facilitator, poet, writer, & speaker. This is a place to acknowledge and validate our suffering and trauma, while also learning how to turn toward aliveness and spaciousness.