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I Am A Student Mental Health Nurse

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    I love to read books that educate me, my mother says I am too old in the head and she's probably right! I'm reading the secret society, it teaches the reader; wheather they are a...
    Rubyalexander Rubyalexander 18-21, F 5 days ago

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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 1 Response Oct 24

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    I support a lady with CD , PTSD and DID . Even those working in mental health do not appear to understand these very disabling and traumatic MH issues. She has at present 10 alters...
    retsam47 retsam47 66-70, M Nov 9

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    Stop self diagnosing yourself with mental health problems. It's not a fashion accessory. Just because sometimes you're happy then sad doesn't mean you have BIPOLAR. Just because...
    Renevant Renevant 16-17, F 5 Responses Nov 11

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    I have had a lot of bad experiences being diagnosed in the mental health field.
    trust77720 trust77720 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    There was one chick I saw 5-6 years ago. She was about 22-25. She was one of those people they send to your house to teach you to learn to do things...or whatever. All she did was...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 5 days ago

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    The most nasty woman I have ever came across in my entire life, was working for the crisis line. I've never met anyone who was so cold and evil. The woman working with her was also...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 5 days ago

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    While I've been studying this, I have came across some very unpleasant things. I am looking forward to not working in mental health facilities my whole career. I do not agree with...
    Izy96 Izy96 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    The mental health service has let me down. I took an overdose and spent 11 days in hospital because I had damaged my liver with the amount of tablets I had taken. The crisis team...
    JadeMarieWhalleySeale JadeMarieWhalleySeale 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    We should be ashamed with the lack of empathy, caring and professional services we provide to mental health consumers. As a society we do a horrendous job of it. It's been said...
    SafetyNotGuaranteed SafetyNotGuaranteed 46-50, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I never realized this until I was doing my rotations in psych. Our healthcare system is *** end back-words when it comes to trying to help those with mental issues. I have...
    Tomorrowsday Tomorrowsday 26-30, M 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    There is no need to harass a mentally challenged child or anybody with a disability. I see it happen all the time. Our society is so judgmental
    Ebolaa Ebolaa 13-15, M Nov 10

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    If they don't like you, they will take it out on YOU and YOU will get the blame for it. Whether that be mocking your mental illness, thinking what you have is 'nothing', laughing...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Especially since so many people with even minor mental dis adjustments end up being fed like pigs to the slaughter known as the political prison complex.
    J3didiah J3didiah 26-30, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Is it bad that I'm still in the state of mind of starving myself and I almost passed out again?
    dsapollo20 dsapollo20 18-21, M Oct 30

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    One woman..the last social worker woman I was assigned years ago Goodness sakes she was two faced. Got to share the stories!
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 3

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    Well today I saw my friend who has terminal cancer and I'm now ever more confused about my feelings for her. While we talked about my episodes last week she sat holding my hand...
    celticsage celticsage 41-45, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So now being forced to see a social worker next week. Not happy. I don't want to tell a whole new person my problems. But I have no choice. It's a woman and women hate me. No...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    This was my last social worker. She was in her early 60's. This was the two faced woman I mentioned a few days ago. I thought she was pretty nice...THOUGHT. So this was one of the...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 5 days ago

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    So another woman I had to see. The $5 dinner woman. Who I could swear was not 100% upstairs and drove terribly. She was creepy and I think she was swindling money from her work...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    So I was forced to see a woman for councelling. She was a hard woman with tattoos and I knew she hated me. I was miserable seeing her. It was a different sort of councelling, as it...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Oooh and the woman that tried to "avoid" me by sneaking around. Hahaha XD
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Had a woman from a call up "help line" laugh at me TWICE and insult me over the phone. This was two separate occasions, but I think it was EXACTLY the same woman. What I talked...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It definitely needs a lot of improvement. The people I have seen about my anxiety over the years seem to have very little clue and tend to just chuck pills at me/offer me "quick...
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    It sucks and its all about money
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Why do people who struggle with mental health not take their pills when they know they help ??? I don't get it !!! It's hard to watch and deal with the repercussions. I am...
    sunshinegirl76 sunshinegirl76 36-40, F 35 mins ago

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    I'm gonna talk to you this time about my life and experience in Bournemouth I moved to Bournemouth at the end of September 2009 for the fact that it was a beautiful town and it...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F Nov 9

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    Chance to lead medical companies at this big facility in Adelaide! 1 of many clinical roles I've readily available! Be at liberty to provide me a connect with!�moreYou will need...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 6

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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 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I want to nourish my body while I'm young. Everything in moderation! I don't want to be strict, but I want to be conscious. I'm also referring to my mental health... I take...
    livingtoexpress livingtoexpress 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    You know when you are a nurse student and you are enjoying your internships, you know that you are in the good field!! However, when you hear words from your doctor saying that...
    EarlPhantomhive EarlPhantomhive 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 26

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    Everybody gets frustrated at some point of their Med School life. It's part of it since we all get stressed out because of the loads of stuff we should study and papers to do. Let...
    altec1243 altec1243 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26

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    I'm not a nursing student yet. I'm about half way done with my prereqs. I want to go into surgical/transplant nursing. I eventually want to do disaster relief or become a travel...
    2infinityandbeyond 2infinityandbeyond 26-30, F 4 days ago

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    im in a funny position, i you use to go out with friends and within the last few years i havnt seen them because of my ocd. I moved some years ago and the distance has made it...
    reflectivemind reflectivemind 70+, M 1 Response Oct 28

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    As a college student it sucks to spend so much money on produce and other healthy items, and it's challenging to make those choices over the dollar menu at McDonalds. And people...
    klucillet klucillet 22-25, F Nov 2

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    This forensic psychological wellness program will Establish upon your current training and teaching, supplying you with expert competencies in affected person management. check...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Nov 5

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    I am a Nurse because I want to help those who are sick, take care of them and give them the comfort that they need - but the question is still unanswered. Yes, it can be the reason...
    ImWithJesus ImWithJesus 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 9

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    This is an experience that happened to me several years ago and has forever touched my heart. I used to work in a hospital and we had a patient in for weeks. I will call him Jason...
    briebab23 briebab23 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I remember my very first time, I'd just come from emergency and it was about an hour away from home. I remember watching the lights on the bridge and falling asleep. They woke me...
    endofalldays endofalldays 18-21, F Nov 10

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    At this point right now, I'm really exhausted. It's about two days since I've slept and I'm having what you might call a bit of insomnia? More like a health and stress issue. I don...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    Day 9: The best day yet! I can't remember the last time I felt so... capable! My room is completely different. It's so much less oppressive now how I've set it up. The reclining...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 8 Responses Nov 14

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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 2 Responses Oct 24

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    I just wanted to let everyone know my experience with SoFi. I attended undergraduate at SUNY Canton as a full pay student. I gradated with 40K in student loan debt with no prospect...
    zaclaramay zaclaramay 22-25, M Nov 4

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    Signed up for Penn Foster online classes! It's not so bad... As long as you set your schedule and are disciplined. Personally I have a strict schedule anyway most days a routine I...
    MsAnonymous1 MsAnonymous1 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 4

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    I have witnessed too many deaths in my entire nursing experience and never did I witness a neonatal death because of shoulder dystocia. A soon-to-be mother of two was mounted on...
    ImWithJesus ImWithJesus 22-25, F 2 days ago

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