Project Notes and Disclaimer

Inside Our Minds works to allow storytellers to express themselves freely and without fear of retribution or stigma. Comments that identify, shame, harass, or harm participants in any way will be deleted.

Inside Our Minds does not censor storytellers. Interviews may contain mild profanities, references to past or current drug usage, suicidality, and depictions of violence, abuse or other upsetting situations. Content warnings will be included on all relevant stories.

The opinions expressed in Inside Our Minds interviews do not necessarily reflect the viewpoints of Inside Our Minds, Alyssa Cypher, or the Inside Our Minds Team.

Opinions on any topic do not serve as a recommendation for action by any means, nor can they serve as a valid medical opinion for treatment. Inside Our Minds is not a substitute for professional mental health treatment or therapy. 

If you are in a crisis or considering suicide, please call the National Suicide Hotline at 1 (800) 273-8255 or Re:Solve Crisis Network (local) at 1 (888) 796-8226.