But how can I be of any help to any cause when I’m truly mentally sick? When a good portion of my time and energy has been focused on resisting the desire to kill myself? How do I resist feelings of worthlessness and despair when I feel worthless in supporting the cause right now?
An article Carrie wrote for The Establishment in November 2016 on navigating suicidal ideation while striving to support activist causes, which was republished by Everyday Feminism in February 2017. Read the article on The Establishment here.
The article was also honoured to be listed in the viral tumblr post Stop Trump Reading List.