Where PLAYERS share their stories - uncensored and off angle - however they play. As a follow up to the blog posts from Erin Herle's travels abroad to train and teach, we transition with Erin to  discuss #submitthestigma and her personal journey to enlighten and provide hope to those who struggle with mental illness. The LLJJ MOMENTS blog will be dedicated to #submitthestigma over the next month to share life experiences of PLAYERS within the Jiu Jitsu community. These stories are deeply personal; we humbly and respectfully bring them to you here.  Erin's story: why. I never thought I would become the kind of person who is excited to talk about suicide--to talk about its lasting effects and overpowering control. I am passionate about mental health awareness...

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