To The Friends Who Ghosted Me Because Of My Mental Illness


By Kimberly Zapata Let me start by saying I’m sorry, not for who I am or what I’ve done but for being silent for so long. For shutting down, and shutting up. For closing myself off. You see, it’s taken me awhile to gather the nerve to write these things, mainly because I am scared … Continue reading To The Friends Who Ghosted Me Because Of My Mental Illness

Yes, I Will Tell My Daughter I Am A Suicide Survivor – And Here’s Why


By Kimberly Zapata The first time I tried to take my life I was 17 years old. I was a junior in high school — a straight A student bounding toward what should have been a successful senior year — and while, on paper, things looked good, I looked good, the reality of my life … Continue reading Yes, I Will Tell My Daughter I Am A Suicide Survivor – And Here’s Why