How To Help Someone With An Undiagnosed Mental Illness


By Kimberly Zapata Watching a loved one struggle with a mental illness is hard. Very hard. However, watching them struggle in secret and silence is beyond difficult. It is gut wrenching. But what can you do to help someone living with mental illness, specifically when they cannot or do not want to help themselves? Unfortunately, … Continue reading How To Help Someone With An Undiagnosed Mental Illness

I Have A ‘High-Functioning’ Mental Illness — And No, It’s Not As Great As You Think


By Kimberly Zapata I was first diagnosed with depression when I was 15 years old. At the time, I didn’t know much about it or my symptoms. I knew it was an illness — a mental illness — and one that affected almost every aspect of my life, but beyond that, my knowledge was limited. … Continue reading I Have A ‘High-Functioning’ Mental Illness — And No, It’s Not As Great As You Think