About Me


Hey there! Let’s begin with the basics of me. My name is Caitlin Jones, and I have been growing up in a country town in Victoria, Australia for the past 20 years of my life. At the moment I am studying a Bachelor of Media and Communication majoring in Social Media; ironic, I know. And when I finish with that accomplishment, I am wanting to complete a PhD in the same field, as I am in love with learning in the media and communication area; again, ironic, I know. Oh and if you haven’t noticed already, I suffer from mental illnesses, in particular, anxiety and depression. You can read my blog posts to get the update on that!

Caitlin Jones

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Lets Talk About Suicide More | #YouCanTalk

You can openly talk about where you stand in politics and you can talk openly about your ingrown toenail, but to talk about your suicidal thoughts is unprecedented. #YouCanTalk is the newest suicide prevention campaign, conducted by a number of Australian mental health organisations to help get the conversation open about suicide. The organisations operating…

I Suffer From Mental Illnesses & That’s Okay

Mental illness is often perceived as an abnormal and fictitious state of health, one in which, due to it’s concealed symptoms, can appear beyond realism. However, it is a disabling condition worldwide, in which over 300 million people are suffering from depression and higher than 260 million are dealing with anxiety disorders; making it common and okay to experience, rather than rare and eccentric. The…

Self-Harm & Suicide

Self-harm is used as a method to cope with everyday stress and suffering, implemented by a range of different approaches, as fatal as it sounds, it is actually a course of action taken in place instead of suicide. Meaning that the individual is using self-harm as a mechanism to stay alive by releasing a build-up of pain and frustration, instead of letting the damaging emotions control one’s…