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I Am A Student Mental Health Nurse

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    Hi everyone, I'm currently working on a short film to help raise awareness for mental health. However, to do it, I would need real life experience from people willing to share them...
    benderboyboy benderboyboy 22-25, M 21 hrs ago

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    I'm falling apart mentally and I don't know how to cope anymore
    poshbarbie poshbarbie 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I think I may be bi polar! One minute I'm full of hope and positivity the next I'm down in the dumps and glum. They'e not massive mood swings but very noticeable and upsetting as I...
    NurseDaisy NurseDaisy 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    For those of you who have a Facebook or Twitter; please consider spreading the word to help end the stigma. It won't end unless we raise our voices!
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F Oct 5

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    For those of you who have a Facebook or Twitter; please consider spreading the word to help end the stigma. It won't end unless we raise our voices!
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F Oct 5

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    I am becoming ill again. It has been going on for some time. The paranoia is getting out of hand and the depression is getting a grip. If it was not for my sons I would gladly be...
    Eggyegg Eggyegg 46-50, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    The Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Directorate was formed on 1 July 2013 as part of the transition of clinical services to THOs. The Directorate sits within the Department, and...
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M Sep 25

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    I have the illnesses of bipolar and panic/anxiety disorder. I also have damage in my right brain from an injury as a baby. I was not diagnosed until I was 47. This is because...
    Bibiana554 Bibiana554 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Weed is so helpful to me for my problems, especially anxiety and depression. When i get really anxious i smoke a bit of pot and i calm down, mostly during anxiety attacks. Recently...
    kezzie10 kezzie10 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    When your ill in my country sometimes you need treatment . This can be imposed on you legally . Being sectioned under the mental health act and put into hospital is a experience...
    HomeJamesASD HomeJamesASD 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 15

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    Finding it very awkward at the moment. I have severe ME/CFS and parent/carer has broken a leg. 1 carer has been amazing but cant just rely on her and cant cope with replying or how...
    stargirl58 stargirl58 26-30, F 7 hrs ago

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    Simply put, to be a nursing student means to become an indentured servant. You must go through many years of whip lashings, sleepless nights, abuse, acid on the skin, and insanity...
    tobecomegreater tobecomegreater 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 10

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    I was so angry. Out of adrenaline I ran to the bathroom to hit and punch the wall and I saw my box with my blades in it and without thinking I just took to it my thigh and it's...
    AnasFailure AnasFailure 13-15, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    Since I was little I had a huge fear of talking to people. I'd always been labelled 'shy' by people. I always thought it was shyness that I couldn't talk to people out of fear...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 3 hrs ago

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    I have mental conversations to the point where I could be talking out loud and not even notice it, until someone questions me. I'm able to, in a way, express myself more than I...
    Catina25 Catina25 16-17, F 50 mins ago

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    When it comes to my mental illnesses which are schizophrenia anxiety disorder depression and intrusive disturbed images thoughts and feelings sometimes even random words pop in my...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F Oct 5

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    Health News Micron & Associates Blog — How To Keep Your Brain Fit: 5 Health Tips To Help Avoid Alzheimer's Disease Part 2While everyone wants to get fit and look good, we...
    territinsley territinsley 22-25, F Oct 2

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    Multiplicity/Plurality is basically the experience of having more than one identity/people inside of one body. Multiplicity may conjure up images of Dissocative Identity Disorder...
    Noxicology Noxicology 18-21, T 1 Response Oct 12

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    One of my favorite patients is going to die tonight :( Being a nurse is never easy....
    StdntNurseJay StdntNurseJay 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 1

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    The situation or series of situations we find ourselves in will bring us to a crossroads. They will shape us into who we will become, what we will believe in, and will either...
    Nunashamed Nunashamed 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    I have been a critical care nurse for 23 years. But, I don't want to be a nurse any longer. I feel that I am able to work but what can I do outside of nursing? I have a BSRN degree...
    Leilastacy Leilastacy 56-60, F Oct 11

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    I have just qualified as a registered general nurse. I've just finished my internship and can't wait to start my career as a fully qualified nurse. I start working in an a and e in...
    Ciara1001 Ciara1001 22-25, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I had a week off and decided to do a Camino in Spain-I walked 130 kms in 5 days! It was incredible. I really felt such achievement (and pain) afterwards. Incredibly I didn't...
    irishair irishair 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I hate how some people smoke or drink or do drugs eat extremely unhealthy. I know a lot of it is either their choice or something they can't control I won't judge some one by it I...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    I have a student in one of the undergraduate classes I teach who was totally blinded a year and a half ago and is now returning to college.  She is obviously alienated, frightened...
    Martha1982 Martha1982 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 6

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    I have always been a student and probably always will be, I am a student of life...one thing I will probably never master =) but I am always taking courses and lessons. I am...
    ultimatehacker ultimatehacker 26-30, M Oct 11

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    Back At School and Loving IT!!! I am 40 years old and every morning I wake up get my house going and get myself out the door. I have classes to attend too. I get my children off...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F a week ago

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    Hi, I have been a LPN for 3 years and I have experienced the bullying, favoritism and sabotage to such an extent that I became depressed. I was almost through RN school, but I...
    ballamy ballamy 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 29

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    Fenton Law Group: Writs and Appeals In dealing with state and federal healthcare agencies, Fenton Law Group regularly files writ proceedings to compel compliance with the law. At...
    kaivaughn kaivaughn 31-35, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    As I myself a medical student. Even though living in a big city, busy as usual. I do myself reviewing in the class, taking notes. However Im not the type of talking about science...
    ketogluta ketogluta 22-25 1 Response Sep 24

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    Experience 42 DoD Agents In My Home I’m finally getting to the close of these ESP experiences in my life. It’s been mentally exhausting to put this on paper, but therapeutic...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Sep 25

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    I avoid any stuff that negatively affects the body such as drugs, liquor(not legal yet, but I'll never touch it), cigarettes, and I exercise and keep a healthy lifestyle. What is...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F Sep 28

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    I have a 9 year old son who has an anxiety disorder. I am a single mother of two boys, I also have a 5 year old. I think the hardest part is being so alone in dealing with it...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F Sep 28

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    I have to eat healthy and mostly organic for health reasons. Not long before the gallstones came along I had been poorly for a long time and had been to see a string of Doctors. I...
    Princesstink76 Princesstink76 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    FYI I'm not making fun i love being around mentally ill people they're usually so happy and i love to help them. i have a mentally ill step sister Anyway a guy thought I was "slow...
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 16

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    My Daughter is Unstoppable and Stronger than she looks!!! I look after her and I do my best to keep her safe, happy and healthy all the time. It makes me happy to see her thriving...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I have student loans and am sure many others do as well. I qualify for Public Service Loan Forgiveness, which is an excellent (and free) government program to participate in. In...
    AnastasiaLindy AnastasiaLindy 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Any industrial engineering students?
    rosedemon rosedemon 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    One of the biggest problems with making myself/someone else very fat is that it isn't healthy. I wish someone could weigh 1000 pounds without dying at 30. If there were no health...
    ifrive1974 ifrive1974 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I've always loved walking around the house naked ever since I (according to my parents) was old enough to walk. So it should come as no surprise that I still do now that I'm older...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Oct 12

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    Common Misconceptions about Multiplicity- There are MANY common misconceptions about multiplicity, from it's beginning to it's current day status in the DSM. One of the most...
    Noxicology Noxicology 18-21, T 1 Response Oct 12

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    I'm pretty excited about my weight loss journey. It's not a start over but a continuation. I don't want to ever call this a do over because the key to success is never giving up...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Well if we talked at length you know I am super food conscious and very much about healthy eating. I was checking my newsfeed here today and saw this group come up. Suddenly it...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    I realized just now that I am deeply angry about seeing my inlaws healthy kids while my only son has cancer. It is not overt and I have not said anything inappropriate but, I do...
    MaleSupport1 MaleSupport1 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Not right now because I'm not ready for it but someday I want to be in a healthy relationship. My marriage was such a mess. It was the definition of dysfunction to say the least...
    FreedomtoFly FreedomtoFly 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    Sometimes I don't know what is real and what is not real. When I first realized she hears voices, it was really hard. I realized a lot of things I believed had happened to her...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Sep 28

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    I went to the mental hospital I have major depression but I learned a lot in there that I have a family that loves me and cares and That no matter what shape or size I am always...
    Nicole289 Nicole289 16-17, F 1 Response