Depression | Suicide Prevention | Mental Health | Gaming

Thanks For Checking Up on Me!

Index of my posts & discussions on Medium: Depression, Suicide Prevention, Mental Health, Society & Neo-noir Short Stories

Dwade Kearns
4 min readOct 25, 2020

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I joined Medium under a pen name mainly to write about mental health issues and share my experience with depression and suicide — topics that are still taboo in our society. So much so that I felt pressured to hide my identity from my working colleagues, friends, and family members. Even my family doctor, who used to be a close friend, wanted to transfer my file to another doctor after finding out I attempted to commit suicide.

While seeking to get back on my feet after that struggle, I killed time as a ridesharing driver. I’m sharing my observations about our society through the eyes of a rideshare driver in Miami’s South Beach.

NEW: Neo-noir Fiction Inspired by Real Events:

Society–From a ridesharing perspective!

Depression, Suicide Prevention & Mental Health— It Matters!

Mental health, depression, and suicide touch everybody — personally or through a friend, a family member, or a colleague. Why is it still taboo?

The Technology (& Gaming) in Our Lives:

Our World Gone Mad, Politics & The Destruction of Mother Earth

Poetry on Medium — I definitely should not quit my day job!

Today, let’s reach out to at least one friend to check out on them before it’s too late.

Dwade Kearns author on mental health, suicide prevention, and society

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Dwade Kearns

A #depression brought me to a suicide attempt. I write to fight taboos. | #SuicidePrevention | Neo-noir Crime Drama Author | #PenName