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Fundraising Campaign Underway

Fundraising Campaign Underway

Breaking Taboo has launched its first fundraising campaign, initiated by our team members engaged in peer-to-peer fundraising. Our team shared their fundraising pages, created through the platform Flipcause, with family, friends, and their social networks to spread...

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The Power of Film

The Power of Film

Suicide prevention is a global epidemic so it is necessary that our message extends to all corners of the world. We are utilizing the power of media to spread our mission of breaking the taboo around mental health and suicide in order to save lives. Our most powerful...

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How to Mentally Handle “The New Normal”

It is no surprise that the virus has taken over the world by now, and every one of us is feeling anxious about the uncertainty it has caused in our lives. One of the many changes it has brought in our lives is the way we work. We are all grieving the loss of...

What It’s Like To Be a Senior High Schooler during Quarantine

COVID-19 has changed the world and the way we live in it. During this time of loss, change, and uncertainty of the future, everyone is experiencing a multitude of different mental health challenges, struggles, and responses. The experience of high schoolers in...

Racism is a Psychological Bias

As an organization that is actively Breaking Taboo around psychological health, we found it difficult to ignore the issue of racism, as racism itself is a psychological bias. In light of the recent racist attacks that have been occurring due to the COVID-19 epidemic,...

Articles

1: “I Can’t Put Myself In Her Place”

1: “I Can’t Put Myself In Her Place”

In 1988, my wife, Becky, was diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. Since 1994, when we got married, I’ve been her primary caregiver. Like many with Bipolar Disorder, she leads an ordinary life. She works. She’s given birth to, and helped raise, two children. She’s buried...

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Food Can Make You Happy!

Food Can Make You Happy!

Physical health and mental health are so closely connected. When we think of physical health, we often think of physical fitness, but food and nutrition are just as important. Eating certain foods will have long-term effects on our health, which is why it is essential...

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What Is Self Love?

What Is Self Love?

When you look up the words self love on google, you find almost three billion results. Three billion results telling you to go for a run or meditate every day, learn to love your body, or enjoy every day like it’s your last. And, while that’s all great advice, what...

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5 Psychology Tricks to Keep Your New Years Resolutions!

5 Psychology Tricks to Keep Your New Years Resolutions!

The New Year is here! One of the most common practices that almost everyone participates in is creating New Year’s resolutions. But often, people find that these resolutions fade away after a couple months into the new year. Throughout this article, we will go through...

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How to Mentally Handle “The New Normal”

How to Mentally Handle “The New Normal”

It is no surprise that the virus has taken over the world by now, and every one of us is feeling anxious about the uncertainty it has caused in our lives. One of the many changes it has brought in our lives is the way we work. We are all grieving the loss of...

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Interviews

Surviving Trauma, An Interview with Katie Han

Meet Katie Han, a strong woman who is overcoming her incredible traumas every day. She suffered through childhood abuse and sexual harassment which led to her mood disorders. She shares her insights of how she has learned to love herself, heal, and cope with her...

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Expressions

Mariam’s Poetry

Meet Mariam. She is a volunteer at Breaking Taboo. She is an artist, a writer, and a mental health advocate. At Breaking Taboo, we encourage conversation and creative expression. Here, Mariam can share her true story of pain, survival, and wisdom, as well...

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