Being diagnosed with mental illness. Let's talk about mental health.

About two weeks ago, I was diagnosed with a mental illness: somatization disorder. My road to recovery will be long and the systems in place are failing me. Despite the fact that society likes to avoid these topics, I've decided to talk about my mental health issues and share my journey.

Kate Hildenbrand

Kate Hildenbrand

Kate Hildenbrand is the writer behind the essays here, author of fiction novels, the creator of the Kate Hildenbrand podcast, and a student of marine ecology. At least, that's her on the surface.
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