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I Am a Teen With Depression

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    Yes, I know this feeling all too well.

    I'm depressed and working on getting out of it. I'm taking medicine and trying to find things that make me happy. What I'm here for is for anyone to talk to. I want to help people get out of depression, just like how I am. Especially people around my age. I know it's so...
    screaminginshadows screaminginshadows 13-15, F 4 Responses Jan 28, 2014

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    I Feel So Alone

    About 10 months ago my parents split up, it was shocking i had not seen this coming at all. My parents never even fought, it was so unexpected. i had people helping me through it my sister, my two best friends. My sister and i went to one cousleing session, i didnt really...
    missunknown912 missunknown912 16-17 6 Responses Aug 11, 2009

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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 19 Responses Oct 20, 2011

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    I just cut today. Another scar ,

    another day. I have to go to school today. Another lessons, another day. I feel worthless today. Another feeling , another day. Why am I fighting? Another question, never getting answered anyway.
    IAmAAngel IAmAAngel 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 6

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

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

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    Tonight and the last couple days I have felt

    so depressed. like nobodies there. there's nobody to talk too. I just want to cry, every night. I'm almost to my breaking point. and it seems nobody cares. nobody notices. I just wish for once somebody would notice and ask, what's wrong, when I say nothing they'll fight it out...
    SweeterThanFiction SweeterThanFiction 16-17, F 3 Responses Jan 28

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    My parents don't understand,

    they haven't since the day I started having these problems when I was 5. Never once in my whole 16 years of life have they ever been supportive. Just recently I got accepted into an early college program through my local community college. The school district pays for the...
    SingToTheSky2298 SingToTheSky2298 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 28

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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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    I'm getting so tired of trying to live in this

    society where expectations are high and understanding is low.
    AmazonDaughter AmazonDaughter 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 4

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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 3 Responses Oct 8, 2013

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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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    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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    I'm done... I have no idea what to do

    but I do know. I've just recently heard the worst news in my life????
    xSharpi xSharpi 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 30, 2014

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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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    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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    Facing The World By Myself

    People don't know how I feel. They don't know what it's like to be in a crowded room and still feel lonely. I feel like everyone eventually leaves, no one actually cares. That's the reason I started self-harming because I feel that empty loneliness inside and I can't help but...
    justahuman justahuman 13-15, F 6 Responses Dec 19, 2012

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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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    Everything changed the day I picked up a blade.

    What many people don't realize is that their words really can hurt people. The person may not show that it effects them, however the minute their alone everything breaks. Some may cut, some may just cry, some may actually commit suicide! You should always be cautious of the...
    kelsey9317 kelsey9317 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 10, 2014

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    Good ol' depression..

    How I missed you..
    ihatemypclife ihatemypclife 16-17, M Feb 18

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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 8 Responses May 12, 2014

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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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    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.
    AmJordi AmJordi 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 5, 2014

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    My friends used to always try to scare me,

    they would come up behind me and either scream or make other loud noises. I seemingly never reacted to them, but what they don't know is that everytime they did that my heart skipped beats, I stopped breathing, and I froze in place for a split second. Afterwards I played it off...
    SingToTheSky2298 SingToTheSky2298 16-17, F Feb 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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    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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    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 3 Responses Mar 20

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    dwodfer dwodfer 13-15, M Mar 13

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    I'm not really sure where to start,

    but I guess my name and who I am is a good enough place. My name is Lucas, I am 16, I have had problems with self-harm and still struggle with it, I have some anxiety problems, and I use drugs as a release, and I'm depressed (As I'm sure you could've guessed from the group you...
    ShadowsOfMine ShadowsOfMine 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 25

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    By Declaring We Are Weak, We Become Weak, We Do Not Become Better.

    Whatever you dream and think of, you create. If it is hell, you die and see hell. If it is evil and Satan, you get a Satan. If ghosts, you get ghosts. Whatever you think, that you become. If you have to think, think good thoughts, great thoughts. This taking for granted that you...
    Abhih123 Abhih123 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 30, 2013

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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 1 Response Apr 1

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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 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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    ...yeah...its been getting progressively worse

    and I don't know how to stop it...the thoughts that race through my mind tend to be quite violent and gory...I've been cutting again too which I'm sure isn't helping matters. I feel guilty when my parents check my wrists and forearms, mere inches from where I cut (on my bicep...
    Inara24 Inara24 13-15, F 4 Responses Apr 5

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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 2 Responses Apr 16, 2014

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    I feel so very alone right now.

    .. I just I need someone to talk too.. Please. There's just, everything wrong right now, I can't stop crying. There's just this big empty space inside of me...
    undeadsuperhero undeadsuperhero 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 11

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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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    What Does My Depression Feel Like?

    You get out of it’s hold, take a breath of relief when you feel yourself relaxing slightly and then all it takes is one second and it all comes crashing back down, pulling you back in with 101 reasons as to why you’re not good enough. It covers your mouth so you can’t talk...
    AndForOnceIThoughtYouLovedMe AndForOnceIThoughtYouLovedMe 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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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
    elainenguyen619 elainenguyen619 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 1

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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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    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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