writer. advocate. strategist. Coach.
SAM DYLAN FINCH.
Sam Dylan Finch is a writer and digital creator based in Seattle, WA.
For nearly a decade, he has harnessed the power of digital media to uplift readers, challenge stigma, and make mental health content accessible to all.
He previously worked as Content Marketing Director at Oar Health, as well as at Inflow – ADHD, Healthline, and Upworthy.
There on the screen, I saw a text message from my best friend’s mom: “Call 911.”
Let’s talk about why this so-called ‘high-functioning’ ADHD often leads to burnout.
You’ve heard of fight or flight, but have you heard of ‘fawning’?
“You have anorexia and ADHD,” she affirmed. “And you need help.”
No matter how horrifying your thoughts are, you still deserve support.
Crazy Talk at Healthline
An advice column for honest, unapologetic conversations about mental health with advocate Sam Dylan Finch. While he’s not a certified therapist, he has a lifetime of experience living with OCD and ADHD. He’s learned things the hard way so that you (hopefully) don’t have to.
>> Read the series here.
Let’s Queer Things Up!
Let’s Queer Things Up! is a community mental health resource by and for the LGBTQ+ community. With nearly 10 million unique readers, the site boasts a dedicated following across the globe. Created in 2014, the blog chronicles Sam Dylan’s journey in recovery as well as exploring mental health from a distinctly queer lens.
>> Read the blog here.
Woo Curious at Greatist
Woo Curious is a column for the spiritually-inclined among us. With bimonthly “tarotscopes” for each astrological sign, Woo Curious combines pop psychology and tarot for a unique take on mental health and wellness. You don’t have to be a believer to get the message — just a healthy dose of curiosity will do.
>> Read the column here.
No, being transgender is not a mental illness, nor is it a delusion.
Brave conversations need to happen — but we need to think bigger.
The best of self-help with none of the fluff.
Without being thoughtful, we risk burning out.
Lose the shame, not the weight gain.