Share My Story Prompts

  • I am not my diagnosis. It is only one part of who I am.

  • My family member/friend is not defined by their diagnosis. It is only one part of who they are.

  • What I want my family and friends to know about my mental health issue. How they can better support me.

  • How I support my family member/friend with their mental health issue.

  • My experience with therapy. What worked and what didn’t.

  • My experience with medication. What worked and what didn’t.

  • How I overcame _____.

  • A thank you letter to a friend, family member, therapist, etc. for their support with my mental health challenge.

  • A letter to a friend, family member, etc. who is/was struggling with a mental health issue.

  • What I do to take care of my mental health.

  • What its like to live with _____ (depression, anxiety, an eating disorder, an addiction, etc.)

  • Advice for someone dealing with a mental health challenge.

  • Advice for someone who has a friend or family member dealing with a mental health challenge.