#mentalillnessfeelslike is a great project to raise awareness about depression. One participant posted a BuzzFeed video, “Living with a Mental Disorder,” which has been viewed by a million people.

Some other contributions from people tweeting the hashtag:

#mentalillnessfeelslike an uncontrollable emotional tornado and having to apologize over and over again for the mess it causes.

#mentalillnessfeelslike being the life and soul of the party on Wednesday and not being able to get out of bed on Friday #anxietywar

Depression feels different for everyone. Recognizing my symptoms was important for me to get a grasp of my struggle. My hope in posting is to help someone identify the same symptoms he or she may be experiencing and reach out. You’re not alone. #depression #nostigma #mentalhealthawareness #mentalillnessfeelslike