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It's Time!Time for "Keep Hope Alive" Week! This page will replace the groups usual main page for the duration of "Keep Hope Alive".or visit the group.
“Keep Hope Alive” is an event week that goes from August 5th- August 11th that focuses on positivity, support and awareness all related to mental health but, in which we also aim to include as much of the DA community as possible in order to try to increase other people's understanding of mental illness. So the activities; including the contest, daily prompts, prizes, random draw everything including regular submissions will be open to everyone(not just members). I think its nice to have something where people can feel more involved and connected to other people, who have gone through similar experiences or who wish to understand those struggles better.
What's going on this week
for Starters August 5th is also the groups Third anniversary!! So H
My Personal StoryContinuing the tradition of updating my personal story every year on the groups anniversary and subsequently kicking off “Keep Hope Alive” week has a special meaning for me this year. For the first time I’m not going to re-read what I wrote in previous years(which I usually do mostly to avoid repeating myself) because I’d like to start from scratch. Many of you know bits and pieces of my story as I’ve talked about my journey pretty openly, so you will probably recognize some of what I’m going to be writing about, but since I’m constantly changing as a person I know there’s still plenty of new things you don’t know about me yet. But as always I’m excited to share some of that with all of you!
So without further ado I give you a glimpse into the awesomeness that is my life.
My Story does contains mentions of drug use, dysfunction, self harm and other potentially triggering subjects. Nothing is