“I found myself thinking about if my life was even worth living… Now I spend a lot of my free time raising awareness about mental health in the hopes that no one else has to suffer in silence.”
~Jessie’s story, NAMI

Your son is cutting, and you can’t stop it. Your friend’s depression drove her to a suicide attempt. Your mother is so anxious that she can’t leave the house. When someone you love is hurting, the darkness seems overwhelming. But there is hope.

You’re not alone.

1 in 5 adults experiences a mental health condition. 1 in 5 youth experiences a severe mental disorder. 300 million people around the world are living with depression.

What you can do:

Authors Supporting WriteCause:

WriteCause is powered by Community Health Charities to support:

  • Covenant House – rebuilding the lives of young people experiencing homelessness and recovering from physical and emotional abuse, human trafficking, and despair.
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention – finding better ways to prevent suicide, bringing hope to those affected, and making mental health a priority.
  • Mental Health America – helping those living with mental illness and promoting early detection, intervention, and prevention before it’s too late.
  • NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) — building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness through education and advocacy.

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