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I Am A Student Mental Health Nurse

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    I am back amongst my EP friends after another extended absence and glad to be here. I chose "I Hate The Mental Health System" as the heading of my post because I am so discouraged...
    tulsateacher tulsateacher 41-45, F Nov 29

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    So if you've been following my posts then you'll know that in the new year i will be starting a new youtube channel on mental health which I want to be very interactive with its...
    dansimpson40 dansimpson40 18-21, M 3 Responses Dec 13

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    Hello lovely people. As you know, the mental health Youtube channel is starting January and it will be called "Plus Us Too". The facebook page is now up and running: www...
    dansimpson40 dansimpson40 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    There was one councellor I had to see. She was so rude and she also hated me intensely. The things she told me and how she treated me...I mean really.... I remember once being...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 25

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    The youtube channel is really coming together. We have 34 likes from 34 amazing people, we have the first two episodes written up, we have done an interview, we have emailed 2...
    dansimpson40 dansimpson40 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    This is an entire life of opposing the patriarchate, where you are always being called mentally ill, when you oppose it.
    Thought1 Thought1 22-25 Nov 25

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    So a thought just popped into my head there and I was about that story where we as people are meant to embrace life. That's the main thing we should do in life is just do things...
    HelterSkelter1 HelterSkelter1 22-25, M Dec 1

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    The facebook page for Plus Us Too already got 23 likes in its first day! If you haven't been following my posts, Plus Us Too is a new Youtube channel which I'll be hosting which...
    dansimpson40 dansimpson40 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    They basically ask you the same crap questions: "how does that make you feel?" "So what can I do to help you?" "What are you here for?" And all those other "preset" questions...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 25

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    If anyone wants to ask me anything about my experiences. Just ask. I've been in and out of services for 13 years.
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 25

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    Sometimes giving pills to someone and tossing counselling at them is NOT an 'instant fix' I'm so sick of it. If I wanted to go off my tablets, I couldn't. Been on tablets since I...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 1 Response Nov 25

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    I have personaliy disorder, anxiety and depression. I know that noone will ever love me and that i end up suffering more. I was hurt from my childhood to adulthood by many mean...
    angel8i angel8i 31-35 Dec 8

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    I think something is wrong with me, but I am not sure what. I won't make this long so here are a list of my problems - I hate relationships but get infatuated with managers...
    Alwaysundecided Alwaysundecided 22-25, F Dec 12

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    It's a real challenge every day to have a "normal" life. I have to walk a knifes edge so I don't get her upset or more depressed. She can't get anything done so I need to do the...
    Slasher57 Slasher57 56-60, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    At the mean time I live at supported accomadation for people with mental health issue .i have been to psychiatric hospital three times .i have been suffering with depression for...
    opresseduk opresseduk 31-35, F 1 hr ago

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    Again, excuse the awkward wordings to get around the censors, but it won't let me post this story without them. I was in one for six days in February, and then they forced me to...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 7

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    I had never thought growing up that things would play out this way. My family has always had problems, but what family doesn't? My brother has had schizophrenia for the last 5...
    TheHumanExperience TheHumanExperience 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    However the actions displayed are abnormal. There are many EP users with mental health on here and in reference to only the genuine sufferers I'm not sure if it possible but...
    blackinc blackinc 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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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 4 Responses Nov 24

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    In the past I have been considered kind of mentally ill (i don't mean depression), I guess I'm part mentally ill, but I'm still human. I might rant a little more on this later, but...
    FebruaryAsh FebruaryAsh 18-21, F 17 hrs ago

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    "You rock." The psychologist said when I walked into the room at the student health centee and sat down. I looked at him like he was crazy. "You rock yourself back and forth...
    TenThousandSorrows TenThousandSorrows 22-25, F Dec 12

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    I don't know if anybody caught a blurb I wrote a while ago about how I drank a couple of beers and "something wasn't right." I wrote that I fell asleep in my car, woke up, puked...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses Nov 29

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    Over half (54 percent) of American adults consume coffee each day, according to a survey by the National Coffee Association. It’s no surprise that such a popular beverage has a...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 6 Responses Dec 3

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    I never had so much as a serious cold until my accident in 1997. Going to see the doctor was very routine, and something you only really did to get immunizations for school, and at...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M 3 days ago

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    Any student nurses out there?
    CassRL CassRL 22-25, F Nov 26

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    Hi everyone. I never saw myself as the type to join any sort of online forum. Truth is, it makes me very uncomfortable to read my own words. I felt like I needed to join today...
    TheGeiser TheGeiser 18-21, F Nov 25

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    I am in the process of recovering from chronic depression, severe anxiety, and anorexia nervosa. I've attempted suicide more than 30 times but am no longer suicidal. I've been...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 4 Responses Nov 28

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    Yeah Cus my granny was a nurse there and we used to pick her up from work.
    lexinwonderland lexinwonderland 13-15, F Dec 7

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    I was formed on Tuesday. Picked up by paramedics from my therapist's office. Not fun at all. The ER nurse took blood to run some tests, she shoved the needle into a cut I had made...
    missmalky missmalky 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    My hair is falling out. I feel tired all the time. And I just feel like a flat two liter of diet coke that's been sitting in the back of the fridge too long. I try to take care...
    realsweetbaby realsweetbaby 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 11

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    Update: I feel much better, thanks to my mom and peanut butter-smothered rice cakes. In case you didn't catch the comment, basically I passed out in the kitchen right in front of...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 5 Responses Nov 29

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    Haha I feel so weird saying that. It's just an amusing little source of entertainment more than anything. She isn't really a nurse. She's a nurse practitioner. They're rare and...
    Quiche5 Quiche5 18-21, M Dec 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 Nov 22

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    I am not a nurse but am interested in talking to some nurses
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I am a new nurse and I think older nurses with many years of experience are so mean. You would think since they have all this knowledge, that they would consider it an opportunity...
    vaneese vaneese 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 1

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    Understanding the TOG Value The warmth of all duvets - goose down duvets included - is measured in togs, which is a unit of thermal resistance. Products rated at circa 4.5 tog are...
    rsgpfastgold rsgpfastgold 22-25, M Dec 7

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    its very difficult just to cope with my own mind. i have to be super in tune to look after my health or else i go nuts and irrational doing inappropriate stuff ( apparently ,i...
    catnip246 catnip246 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    There is so much information and talk about nutrition.You can't just eat and healthy. You have to eat a variety of food choices to stay healthy.Nutrition supplies your body with...
    waypuma73 waypuma73 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 8

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    it was my bday a day ago... My hubby made no effort what's so ever... his text messages were so informal, the writings in the card too...No attempt make me special, as my GP and...
    081275fizz 081275fizz 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    I've had a problem with depression and weird impulse control/anxiety issues for as long as I can remember. Right now I am married to a man who can't (won't) work because of health...
    angiec777 angiec777 26-30, F Dec 11

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    Lately I have been working on being healthy all the way. I first started with my hair & I've been natural already for a year. Then I went on drinking purified water, fruits...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F Nov 29

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    It's the first year my school has created a student council. I was intimidated at first because I didn't know who would actually vote for me. After missing voting day, I got really...
    ijustwantahug ijustwantahug 13-15, F Dec 5

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    I am currently half way through the most important year of my current school life. Year 11. Today I completed the last of my mock exams. I have two weeks off from revision and...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 16-17, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am a nursing student who just finished my 3rd semester, one final grueling 16 weeks to go until I graduate in May. I am a mother of 3 and I have been married and divorced and I...
    tolson87 tolson87 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I am a student hoping to chat w other students or graduates!
    bubblepopped bubblepopped 31-35, F 2 days ago

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