How to Be a Good Ally to the LGBTQ+ Community

The world is a beautiful place, filled with people of different age, race, religion, economic class, able-bodied status, gender, sexual orientation, etc. These infinite identities, in their various combinations, are the ones that make our everyday experiences unique and powerful. In the case of gender and sexual orientation, over time, our ideologies have become conditioned... Continue Reading →

The Silent Crisis

TRIGGER WARNING: MENTIONS OF SUICIDE   There is no right way to begin talking about something like this. And that is exactly why it should be talked about; because conversations surrounding mental health issues are uncomfortable, need vulnerability and most importantly take a damning amount of courage.  You see, the fight against the stigmas surrounding... Continue Reading →

Talking to someone who is suicidal

Talking about suicide is never easy.  While you might want to help, it is important to first ensure that you are comfortable talking about it; if you’re not, it is bound to reflect in the conversation. If talking about suicide makes you feel uneasy, then it’s a good time for you to reflect and ask... Continue Reading →

Of Courage and Cowardice

Trigger Warning: Mentions of suicide and self harm  “I’m sorry that I’m such a coward.”   It was a WhatsApp text from a very close friend that I’m not sure was really meant to be sent, because it got deleted in a few seconds.  I was just about to question the meaning behind it, when the... Continue Reading →

The Longing to Belong

There are some days when I don't see the point in anything I do.    Some days where I still feel the tired drag of my bones and the slow yet constant thump of my heart and I know that it's going to be “one of those days”. And that's alright. I've learnt how to... Continue Reading →

LonePack Letters 2018 – We are back !

The wails of suffering emanating from mental health concerns have lasted for ages, yet society has failed to recognize the importance of recognizing mental health issues as a primary health concern and to establish a fantastic infrastructure for treating it. With time, the prevalence of such concerns have only exacerbated.   Thus, in 2016, a... Continue Reading →

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