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I Asked For Help When I Needed It

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 66 People

    For a Change!

    No so long ago there was a time when I let my health slide purely because I didn't like to ask for help. Well I got myself sorted - I went and registered with a doctor - then got a psychiatrist, and now I feel I still need help so I have asked to have counselling too! Along with...
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 6, 2008

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    I Reached Out For Help.

    Years ago I was dealing with Alcholism in my family in other words I tried to control someone else's drinking, until I thought I would indeed lose my mind..Some how I reached out to a 12 stept program......!!! Thatwas the best thing I could have done for myself.. To this day I...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777 66-70, F 3 Responses Oct 7, 2009

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    I Reached Out For Help.

    Years ago I was dealing with Alcholism in my family in other words I tried to control someone else's drinking, until I thought I would indeed lose my mind..Some how I reached out to a 12 stept program......!!! Thatwas the best thing I could have done for myself.. To this day I...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777 66-70, F Oct 7, 2009

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    My Calls For Help Are Covered Up By Police!

    I was battered by the Portland police and Multnomah county sheriff''s on January 18th 2005 at East Port Walmart parking lot and there were witnesses to it! I received no medical treatment no ambulance arrived to help me, and police and county sheriff's arrested two of my three...
    WifePoisonedMe WifePoisonedMe 46-50, M Jul 4, 2013

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    I Reached Out For Help.

    Years ago I was dealing with Alcholism in my family in other words I tried to control someone else's drinking, until I thought I would indeed lose my mind..Some how I reached out to a 12 stept program......!!! Thatwas the best thing I could have done for myself.. To this day I...
    Bluebird777 Bluebird777 66-70, F Oct 7, 2009

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    Thank You Dr. Leitao

    Who would Beleive me? I knew I was speaking the truth,but would anyone Beleive me? he told me nobody would. he told me they would say I'm the crazy one,not him. It was a way of him controlling me. I couldn't sleep at night. whenever I did manage some sleep during the day, I...
    Nobodyishome Nobodyishome 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 27, 2012

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