Semicolon tattoos are a new way to talk about mental health


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A global movement is revolutionizing how we talk about mental health — with punctuation.

Project Semicolon, which offers hope to those struggling with depression, suicide, addiction and self-injury, borrows its philosophy from the punctuation mark in its name.

“A semicolon is used when an author could’ve chosen to end their sentence, but chose not to,” the project’s website reads. “The author is you and the sentence is your life.”

The idea behind Project Semicolon is simple: Draw or tattoo a semicolon on your body to raise awareness about mental health and the power of choosing to continue. Read more…

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