Hang In There:

And Other Idiotic Idioms From The Mental Health Industry

"Hang In There"

is the most ridiculous phrase I’ve heard while being treated for suicidal tendencies. You’d think they could come up with something that doesn’t immediately make you think of a noose.

Brimstone and their friends live through stories collected from the public. They give insight to the health industry and show that mental illness is so much more than a moment. More than fluttering pages of a prescription pad.

This is a story about growing up. It's about falling in all different kinds of love. It's about comfortably existing while crazy. But most importantly, every part of it is true.

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Content Warning

This is a world of fiction. But even in fiction, there is truth and as liberating as that is, it can open up old wounds and scars that we forgot we had. These characters came from my brain but are given a new life every time someone reads my words. Honest work is dangerous work. I am working with my truth and the truth of those who trust me to do their stories justice.

There is a conversation of dangerous and harmful things in this work. There is a discussion of racism, fatphobia, medical neglect, mental illness, self-violence, death, suicidal ideation, and suicide.

Please remember to practice self-care before, during, and after experiencing my work. Be kind to your old scars, and to ayourself.

So much love and care,