Hi, Family. Let Me Tell You About My Mental Illness.

It can be scary and challenging. How to have the conversation, and what to expect.

Lux Alptraum
Elemental
Published in
7 min readNov 18, 2019

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WWhen Hanah, a 28-year-old woman living in east coast Canada, was 23 years old, her life finally began to make sense to her. After years of being diagnosed with depression and generalized anxiety disorder, labels that didn’t really seem…

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Lux Alptraum
Elemental

OneZero columnist, Peabody-nominated producer, and the author of Faking It: The Lies Women Tell About Sex — And the Truths They Reveal. http://luxalptraum.com