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  • Going HEAD1ST into Mental Health

    It took 3 years and 30+ doctors to find out that the concussions I had playing junior hockey were the underlying cause of my mental illness. Although I eventually found a solution, four guys I played hockey with weren’t so lucky and died by suicide before the age of 25. These are the reasons why […]

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  • Meet Arissa Roy, Youth Activist

    Hi Everyone! My name is Arissa and I am a youth activist! A little bit about me you ask? Ok! In 2018 I went on a life-altering trip to India with my family. Before going on any adventure my brother and I like to research more about the place we are visiting. When researching India, […]

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  • Black Trauma

    I think it is very important that we highlight the trauma that Black people of all ages experience as a result of systemic anti-Black racism. This poem talks about the different experiences and perspectives that are impacted by this issue. As opposed to an angry perspective that we often see (and rightfully so) recent events […]

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  • Redefining Mental Toughness

    I inadvertently wore the Joker’s famous golden yellow and cardinal red contrast the day after I saw the new movie with my best friend who saved my life. I panicked for two days about everything in that sentence. Many people ask me what it’s like to have Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and what it’s like […]

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  • Losing Everything: My Story of Addiction and Recovery

    I’ll never forget the day I walked into that hotel room. I was 22 years old at the time and my father, after a long battle with Huntington’s Disease, had taken his own life. There he was laying in front of me motionless, yet on his face was a look of relief. He had tried […]

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  • Bringing Mental Health Back To Basics

    Imagine living in a world where you’ve just come down with the flu, except, you have never heard of the flu or the symptoms, and you have never knowingly met someone who has experienced it. The only thing you know, above all else, is that something is wrong. The shivers, the pain, and the head […]

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  • Going HEAD1ST into Mental Health

  • Meet Arissa Roy, Youth Activist

  • Black Trauma

  • Redefining Mental Toughness

  • Losing Everything: My Story of Addiction and Recovery

  • Bringing Mental Health Back To Basics

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Your voice deserves to be heard

Hey everyone! If you are reading this, I hope you’re staying positive and testing negative during these times. I’m Urvi Agarwal, a fifteen year old from India. I probably have the messiest personality ever but I would sum myself up as a realist, a listener and a creator. March 2020 was a real stimulus for […]

Learning To Love A Stranger

This Winter, Unsinkable is honoured to be be partnering with Twentytwenty Arts (Founded by Unsinkable ambassador Megan Kee) for Life on the Line. Life on the Line is a public art project and mental health awareness campaign using art to raise funds for mental health support. Ten Ontario-based artists will be sharing their artwork and stories on Unsinkable every week until January 2021. […]

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Being an activist, day by day

As a 17-year-old gender activist from Istanbul, my journey started two years ago when my 7-year-old brother once told me that I was lucky because I just simply could get married and I didn’t have to work after. That was probably the moment when I apprehended who I was going to be, I had to […]

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The Girl in the Mirror

She was coaxed with a voice sweet as honey and words wonderfully captivating. Just like that, she followed it down the endless black hole of doubt and hatred towards her own body. Sometimes it is like her savior, lending her a hand and pulling her up when she falls on her perfectionist ways. Sometimes it […]

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BE FREE- BLACK RACIAL EQUITY

My name’s Monique, and I’m the founder of the BE FREE Movement (Black Engaged Fundamental Racial Equity Everyday). We consist of current students, alumni, adjunct faculty, professor emeritus, and other affiliates of CSU Sacramento. We are writing to introduce to you BE FREE; Black Engaged Fundamental Racial Equity Everyday. We represent many ​past and present […]

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