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I Am a Teen With Depression

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    Just Wanna Leave.....

    I have always struggled with life, whenever I would try to ask for help or tell anyone how I felt they wouldn't understand and think that their was something wrong with me and leave, I tried telling my parents but they never listen to me and laugh, I just feel alone and sad and...
    Fezzii Fezzii 18-21, F 20 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    These last couple of days have been the worst

    of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but I mean I'm 21.. I didn't seriously think of it. My sister yelled at me and called me a bunch of things for worrying enough to even go to the doc...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    So today one of my therapy team members saw my

    self harm cuts and asked me about them. I've been cutting for a few months now and no one has ever bothered to look at my wrist where I cut. But today I guess I was holding my hand in a way that showed them and she saw the cuts. I don't know why but I feel extremely weird now...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 2 Responses Apr 1

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    Idk what to do. Im so scared

    for when my son gets older and he asks me what all my scars are from. I know im gonna break down and cry. I dont want him to have to see that. I dont want to have to tell my son that i was a cutter . I just hope he never turns out the way i did. I hope he always is happy. He...
    Fuckthehaters69 Fuckthehaters69 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 11

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    They're so many teens

    who supposedly have depression. I think they see this as cool? Or they want people's pity? I really don't know.
    BrokenInnocence BrokenInnocence 13-15, F 4 Responses May 12

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    I hide it in school and at home by talking a

    lot Always acting happy wen people around me But wen I'm alone I'm sad,quiet and verge of tears(can't cry) Never had true in person relationship I wish someone wanted me
    pilot2022 pilot2022 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 15, 2014

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    If it weren't for the horrendous pain

    that my death would inflict on my parents and those around me, I would have been dead a long time ago. Although today I am not particularly suicidal, and actually had quite a good day. I still feel as though its a shame that I can't just die. And I worry that this is as good as...
    GeorgiePeg GeorgiePeg 13-15, F 4 Responses May 8

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    Well 4 months ago, my depression episode turned

    into one of the scariest episode I ever had. I started cutting, overdosing on drugs (any kind of drugs), starving myself and I just feel empty... I just feel like I'm scared to be going through the same thing again because it was a living hell. I think I'm getting a relapse in...
    airadear airadear 16-17, F 2 Responses Mar 10

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    I need someone's advice.

    I can't get any depression pills or anxiety pills cuz my therapist wanted to do it the natural way. I quit therapy a while ago. I feel like no one is gonna help me unless I try to commit suicide and end up in the hospital. Then theyd prescribe me pills in seconds. All I want is...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    Everyday I go into school

    and everyone thinks I'm the awesome,perfect, happiest girl there. It's kind of funny. All I can do is sit in class and try not to cry. The hardest part is starting to tear up and having to force a smile. I'm so tired..
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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    Hi everyone, my name is Sierra,

    I am 15 years old, and I would like to share an experience with depression that I am currently battling. A few years ago, I was battling depression, but only for a little while. I used to cut myself and I actually tried to kill myself by cutting my wrists so I could eventually...
    Sierra346 Sierra346 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 19

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    Depression is... An emptiness,

    that swallows us whole. It's not even just pure dark or light, pure sadness or anger, it's emptiness. My emptiness was caused by my sense of not belonging. Nobody likes me, or talks to me. Nobody wants to be my friend or ask me what's wrong. They just don't care about me. I don...
    machriskabensler machriskabensler 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 16, 2014

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    She slowly drowned Down down down A mermaid she

    would be Letting the sea set her free
    gingerjillian gingerjillian 16-17, F 1 Response May 21, 2014

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    Today I was about to cry in front of my class.

    I tried to hide it by taking off my glasses and wiping my eyes but one boy saw me. Luckily he just asked if I was okay and didn't tell anyone. Everyone thinks I'm happy that I'm all by myself, but I'm not. I wish I had friends that actually like me and don't laugh at me...
    gorgeusgirlSky3 gorgeusgirlSky3 13-15 3 Responses Dec 17, 2014

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    I am so insecure about many things

    and Im going through a ****** momen right now and probably the rest of my life . Anyways, I am an only child and I don't really know how to talk about feelings etc. to other people but whenever I do , I feel like my "friends" don't really care . Everyday it gets worse and I feel...
    Winchesterr Winchesterr 16-17, F 2 Responses Jul 17, 2014

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    Hi, I'm a 21 year old medical student living

    abroad, I was diagnosed with bipolar nearly 3 years ago, and before that I struggled a lot. I let it get quite far before my family told me to seek medical help, and finally gave me the courage to take a step forward. I've dealt with severe depression and bipolar for as long as...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    I just had a severe panic attack,

    I only just realised that I will be having my mental health assessment on Saturday and I will have to tell the counsellor that I self harm...
    EricaAudrey22 EricaAudrey22 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I'm tired of crying my self to sleep every night

    and wake up every morning with the biggest smile on my face like nothing is wrong .
    fea00karlaa fea00karlaa 16-17, F 2 Responses Jun 23, 2014

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    I'm sick of crying, I'm tired of trying,

    yea I'm smiling, but inside in dying!
    icantlive232677 icantlive232677 16-17, F 4 Responses Aug 7, 2014

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    I'm only 12 and cutting my wrists

    and thighs. and pro Ana is taking over my life along with depression, my life is a living hell
    2Kawaii4u 2Kawaii4u 13-15, F 2 Responses Apr 25

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    I'm a teen with depression.

    .. And I know I'm not the only one. But it sure feels like it sometimes. If the faces around me are hiding their true emotions, then they're pretty damn good at it. They say "it takes one to know one," but as far as I know, I'm the ONLY one. At least, that's what it feels like...
    TryingMyBestToSmile TryingMyBestToSmile 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 19, 2014

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    Well, how would it start.

    My depression and social anxiety has been an on going battle with me for a long time, but all of a sudden it's come to light, I've had multiple panic attacks, suicidal thoughts etc. This past year has been hell for me. My transition into year 9 started it all. I can never tell...
    KcCapes KcCapes 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 16, 2014

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    I have depression. I know I have depression.

    I've had depression my whole life but ever since I knew there was a word to it that's when I REALLY knew it. I'm almost 16 now. And ever since I was born I have had a terrible life. It's such a long story. I've gone to therapy and even my therapists knew I had depression but...
    endmypainn endmypainn 13-15, F Feb 17

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    Does anyone else feel really tired all the time?

    I've been depressed for awhile, but this year I've started feeling extremely tired. I had a snow day today and accidentally slept for 14 hours straight. Everyday after school I take a 2 hour nap. I get behind on work because I'm so tired all the time. My parents accuse me of...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 3, 2014

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    idk anymore, I've never went to the doctors to

    check it out because I'm afraid to, but I've felt very depressed ever for 3 years, I'm up to the point where it's hard to get up from my bed anymore, I oversleep and under sleep all the time and I'm scared of myself and what I might do
    awayfromlife awayfromlife 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    I am so depressed! OMG.

    It sucks so bad
    maddie711 maddie711 13-15, F 1 Response Dec 21, 2014

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    You say you know me better

    than anyone else because you're my mother, but for some reason you don't see me falling apart in front of your eyes. Crumbling under the pressure of your standards. Crying myself to sleep at night because of the words, like knives you choose to use. How can you say you know me...
    SingToTheSky2298 SingToTheSky2298 16-17, F 3 Responses Mar 28

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    I've been dealing with this

    for over 10 years now, most of this time I have been in a dark hole. It went as far as me losing all hope and even forgetting who I am, who I used to be before my depression. Recently I have been able to see some light. It's not easy, and I have bad days but I have after 10...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 6

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    Ever since I can remember,

    whenever I got sick or sad or nervous, I would always think or even say out loud, "I want to go home." More often than not, I was already AT home. I don't have PTSD, I was raised in a loving and accepting home, and I've lived in the same place my whole life. I'm wondering if...
    hrhabrowdy hrhabrowdy 18-21, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am depressed person,

    I don't to people. I am always sad. I feel like nobody is there for me, my parents or my friends aren't there for me. I am lucky that I have my experience project
    tvdsandtoslover1001 tvdsandtoslover1001 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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    I've always had big dreams

    for myself and this chaotic world. I believed and demanded myself to be the big change this world would face. I wanted to travel around the world and touch lives. However, as I grow older, I see the ugliness of this corrupted world. It's hard to want to change the world if...
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    We're just suicide kids telling other suicidal

    kids that suicide isn't the answer.
    x0dollface x0dollface 18-21, F 3 Responses May 22, 2014

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    sav1009 sav1009 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    So a few weeks ago I started a new therapy

    program. Its 3-4 days a weeks now and its honestly a lot of work for me. Theses last few sessions we've been working on a vision board and I really like it because it was something that my previous therapist wanted to do with me (but we never did before she put in the...
    sadly203 sadly203 18-21 Mar 14

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    Unpredictable

    I can't see it coming. I'll be happy, carefree, excited, and then it just stops. Suddenly I feel empty. I feel like I'm being drained and then filled up with a cold sadness. I wish it would stop, but it doesn't. The reason is unknown to me. Why am I sad? I don't know if I'll ever...
    glassdreams glassdreams 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 19, 2013

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    It's been almost a year

    since my hospitalization and i'm so scared of myself right now
    gingerjillian gingerjillian 16-17, F 7 Responses May 12, 2014

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    I thought I finally pushed past my depression,

    I thought someone actually cared. But when they disappeared I was left with nothing. I think about cutting everyday again, Yet I haven't done it (maybe I am strong). But then I think again, and I feel worthless. I feel like I'm not good enough for anyone, and I constantly feel...
    kelsey9317 kelsey9317 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 17

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    .....................

    ............too tired...................................
    IAmACatXP IAmACatXP 13-15, F Feb 2

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    I get depressed a lot lately especially at

    night. Been dealing with this crap for over a year and I'm sick of it. And lately I'm very angry.
    Stimpy101 Stimpy101 18-21, M 4 Responses Apr 19, 2014

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    Who would like to make some friends with older

    more mature people of any age who are nice cuz ppl my age are rude
    CrystalMuffins CrystalMuffins 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Dlebarzani Dlebarzani 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 22, 2014

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    I struggle with depression

    and anxiety. I feel so Lonely, even when I'm around a group of friends, I feel like I don't belong. I feel like when I die, none of what i did will matter.
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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    I am not depressed but I was really depressed

    at a point in my life for about three years. I got depression before most people during my middle school years. Now I know a lot of depressed people and I don't know what to do. When you haven't been depressed for a while you forget what it is like to be depressed. It least for...
    annaradcat annaradcat 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Depressed Teens Are Intelligent, Not Psycho!

    If you are sad about family stuff (yes, even abuse) or about conflicting inner personalities....you are smart enough to realize that this is not the way you want your life and the world to be. These things are at odds with your beliefs and thoughts.... Therefore they upset you...
    sacredArchitect sacredArchitect 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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    dwodfer dwodfer 13-15, M Mar 13

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    I just want to end it my dad died 6 years ago

    and I'm home alone 8 hours a day I have no close friends no one ever wants to talk to me....what's the point..
    Sodan66 Sodan66 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 4

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