Today we’re talking brain meds! That’s right, pharmaceuticals, happy pills.. whatever you want to call them. I’m sharing why and how I decided to ditch the depression drugs with the 5-part system I use to maintain my mental health today. It’s called the 5 Bridges and it’s something that is the culmination of about, Read More

I really started to look at alternative approaches to dealing with my mental health issues andn with my wellness in general and off course comming to the conclusion ultimately that everything is connected here my mind and my body and what affects one affects the other.

A little bit about me and my background and why the heck you should be listening to me. It goes back all the way to when I was 6 years old. My birth father died by suicide and as you can imagine that gave a pretty rough start, a lot of questions, a lot, Read More

Hey Guys! It’s November and that means we’re talking about men’s mental health. Even in today’s society, men can feel a lot of pressure to be strong and stoic and be providers for their families. That can add a lot of psychological pressure, especially if you’re dealing with anxiety or depression or another mental, Read More

I’m ashamed to admit, but I was super pissed about spending 2 hours wedged in-between thousands of other cars as dozens of police and firefighters assisted a suicidal man. As I sat in the bumper-to-bumper gridlock from Hollywood to the Valley, a fleeting thought crossed my mind: this guy is selfish. I mean, why, Read More

It’s my 35th birthday. Normally I hide the fact that it’s my birthday. You definitely won’t see it on Facebook. So, why is this year different? I never thought I’d make it this far. I lost my father to suicide when I was 6 and have lived with depression and panic disorder all my, Read More

Sunset by Jacob Moore

People often ask my motivations for starting NoStigmas. Of course, losing my father to suicide when I was six has a lot to do with it. Living with anxiety and depression are also part of the equation. But it was a single phrase that showed me the reality of mental health stigmas.

NoStigmas Founder, Jacob Moore speaks at Celebrate Life 2014 on World Suicide Prevention Day in Chicago.

Original post: I Am No Robin Williams by Jacob Moore | NoStigmas.org Like most of you, I never had the chance to meet Robin Williams. Yet so many of us feel like we knew him so well. I mean, I feel like I’ve lost my funny uncle Robin. By the time I was born, he, Read More