I Battle Mental Illness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 6 People

    Yes, i do have a mental illness, actually i got a few but mostly severe depression and i know what its like to not have noone there for you and especially when you have came out...
    youngliveandkicking youngliveandkicking
    13-15, F
    Apr 19
    Yes I do. And I won't let any of them stop me. *Major-depressive disorder, general anxiety disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and most likely borderline...
    DarkAngel24 DarkAngel24
    18-21, F
    Apr 19
    I slept almost all day today and when I woke up I felt like I was stoned, just very weird. It took a long time to wear off. Maybe the Zoloft is making me too sleepy.
    Hush92 Hush92
    18-21, F
    Apr 16
    Even if it doesn't stop. The voices and the forces with the hallucinations that follow. Even if it doesn't stop, what more can I do besides take my medicine and hope I stay...
    Darktooth41 Darktooth41
    18-21, M
    Apr 15
    Anyone with PTSD ever taken Prazosin for it before? What was your experience starting it?
    Hush92 Hush92
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 15
    I battle with depression,OCD,Anxiety and SPD (Schizotypal Personality Disorder). I had some hallucinations too. Having mental disorders is a very sad thing,i wish i was normal :(
    Batwoman1968 Batwoman1968
    18-21, F
    Apr 14
    Ever since about 3 months ago i have been having mental breakdowns and crying myself to sleep. No one knows anything about and they can't even notice some days i don't eat, say or...
    KittyLoverForever KittyLoverForever
    13-15, F
    Apr 12
    I think I might have to increase my anti-depression medication. I have been feeling a bit down now for 2 weeks. I do know what is causing the depression, and I am trying to find a...
    nevets68 nevets68
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Apr 11
    Today has been one of the worst in a while....i don't even know how I'm here writing this. I have had 3 full blown panic attacks within 2 hours. I felt like I was dying. Then after...
    DaydreamingSleepwalker DaydreamingSleepwalker
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 10
    Emationally I'm in Pain Mentally I'm Depressed Spiritually I'm Stressed Physically I Smile Bare with me today not myself
    poetz13 poetz13
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 9
    I rather be dead then alive. I'm already dead so it's so much easier to do that then to be alive.
    Ohanablue Ohanablue
    16-17, F
    Apr 9
    User rainbowmudkip14 told me to "go kill yourself, you depressed b****". For no reason. He has been harassing me for awhile now. I am so sick and tired of this. As if it isn't hard...
    cloudyjay cloudyjay
    16-17, F
    10 Responses Apr 9
    From around age six I've battled with depression and anxiety. I of course had a stressor: abuse and the death of my mother. Her death was sudden and unexpected and the lives of my...
    MoonChild01 MoonChild01
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 8
    I was born with a genetic defect know as urinary reflux. From the time I was 3 to about 11yrs old I non-stop had uti's. The pain was so great that I was once told it was on the...
    Ancientphoenix78 Ancientphoenix78
    36-40, F
    Apr 8
    I suffered from extreme jealousy. My ex boyfriend told me that i was the obly pretty girl and he didnt think that other girls are pretty etc for 4 years. Now we broke up and i see...
    Unintendedgirl Unintendedgirl
    22-25, F
    Apr 7
    Since I was 8 years old I have been in and out of severe depression. I was medically neglected as a child, and emotionally abused. I have Complex PTSD, Major depressive Disorder...
    scumbagwill scumbagwill
    31-35, M
    Apr 6
    Question for people on antidepressants specifically anyone on zoloft. Do you get a crash after a certain amount of hours? Like where you start trembling and then just feel really...
    Hush92 Hush92
    18-21, F
    5 Responses Apr 6
    I have bipolar depression and aspregers with anxiety!
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 6
    Today I went to my second therapy session. It went almost exactly the same as last week. He says I have to learn to breathe correctly and practice, practice, practice. I guess I've...
    DaydreamingSleepwalker DaydreamingSleepwalker
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Apr 6
    I've never really been officially diagnosed, except with ADD, but I've been depressed/anxious/dissociating for as long as I can remember. I have spiritual beliefs but honestly the...
    strawberryletter22 strawberryletter22
    18-21, F
    Apr 5
    Two and a half years ago my almost perfect vision became instantly blurry. It is not blurry in the sense that you might think of which makes it hard to explain to doctors. Doctors...
    doggielvr78 doggielvr78
    22-25, F
    Apr 5
    Tomorrow will be my second therapy appointment. Let's hope it goes better than last time. Yeah, I'm really not feeling it.
    DaydreamingSleepwalker DaydreamingSleepwalker
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Apr 5
    I am trying my best to overcome my mental problems. It's gotten to the point of life and death. I'm in survival mode now. I was taking 4 medications and realized that they were...
    toniyl toniyl
    36-40, F
    3 Responses Apr 5
    I battle depression from middle school and it got better now
    vivianescrooge vivianescrooge
    22-25
    1 Response Apr 3
    So this is day three of the new med and i'm still very sick. Physically, the exact same as yesterday. Emotionally, much, much darker. that's it, short and sweet, no need...
    DaydreamingSleepwalker DaydreamingSleepwalker
    41-45, F
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    Everyone needs compassion, a love that's never failing, let mercy fall on us. Everyone needs forgiveness, the kindness of a Savior, the Hope of nations. Savior, He can move the...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 3
    I really want to do it today. I just want to stop being such a nuisance to all the people I love. I can't get upset about anything without them flipping a **** on me. I feel like I...
    PassionEarth9 PassionEarth9
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 3
    I cant let people go, even if theyre really good online friends. a part of me dies everytime and i have hardly anything left. idk what i cam do anymore
    BiFurZak BiFurZak
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 3
    They say they are here. Actually, not. They are reason. They poke and pierce you without knife again and again. I was never part of them. They just ignore you.
    mehtapooja90 mehtapooja90
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 2
    I battle with my thoughts literally everyday. In the last few months I have done dome really shameful things and my actions are coming back at me in a negative way. The things that...
    KartierCutie18 KartierCutie18
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    My dad died 6 months ago unexpectedly no real support except from my mother who has a history of trying to kill herself. I'm 25 and literally have contemplated Suicide almost every...
    somewhereintx somewhereintx
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Apr 2
    Anybody else really struggle seeing a therapist? I was supposed to go see my new one this past Thursday but skipped it because I was having so much anxiety. Of course the day after...
    lvk80 lvk80
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    and i feel worse now than when i started this journey. I don't know if this new med will work...it makes me sick, which I already said yesterday and i know it's supposed to better...
    DaydreamingSleepwalker DaydreamingSleepwalker
    41-45, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    Been depressed for the past three days... Was seriously considering suicide on Friday.. I sat in front of a balcony, contemplating life and death.. I just wanted to jump off... And...
    Smileydork Smileydork
    16-17, F
    5 Responses Apr 2
    They are giving me headaches.
    Poolofsouls Poolofsouls
    16-17, M
    Apr 2
    I have two examinations for next week on 12 April and 18 April but, I still procrastinating. I ever made some discussion in the class about the final year papers.The assignments...
    CoffeeTimeNow CoffeeTimeNow
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    ive had enough of sex talk..all these fat gross girls just ruin it.. I don't know I don't wanna be touched ..I think asexuality would work
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    Apr 2
    i wish i wouldnt be so depressed all the time im such a drag
    juliay0925 juliay0925
    13-15, F
    1 Response Apr 2
    Tonight is my first night going to sleep without Ativan. (With therapist approval) I'm scared I will have body memories again, or a flashback. I hope everything goes ok. I can't be...
    Hush92 Hush92
    18-21, F
    Apr 2
    Hi everyone. This is Jake. I just wanted to tell you all that Makani committed suicide today. I thought you should know.
    MakaniOther MakaniOther
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Apr 1
    When life is rough, pray. -----:------:------:----- Pray, when life is great.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    my mind is a tornado of mess..
    Cocrispy Cocrispy
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 1
    When life is rough, pray. -----:------:------:----- Pray, when life is great.
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    For those of you who have lost your desire to pray, to sing,I'm asking God to put that melody back in your hearts tonight; cause you to lift your voice, even though you don't...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 1
    It's so hard to keep trying. I really just don't think I'll ever really be happy. I never have been. And things only seem to get worse. Finally I've learned to not get excited...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Apr 1
    why is it when I put in a lot of effort into something or get excited about it, it blows up in my face? "Have little interest in things you used to like-" maybe you ******* know...
    msingenuous msingenuous
    22-25, F
    1 Response Apr 1
    I really want to be happy, but my mind won't let me...
    PURPLEQUEEN28 PURPLEQUEEN28
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 1
    For those of you who have lost your desire to pray, to sing,I'm asking God to put that melody back in your hearts tonight; cause you to lift your voice, even though you don't...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    Apr 1
    For those of you who have lost your desire to pray, to sing,I'm asking God to put that melody back in your hearts tonight; cause you to lift your voice, even though you don't...
    Lincoln98 Lincoln98
    16-17, M
    1 Response Apr 1
    Well I'm usually very strong, but I get these fits of sadness that hit me like a moving truck. And to top it all off I start listening to really sad songs and wonder why do I...
    TheLastWolf TheLastWolf
    26-30, M
    5 Responses Apr 1
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=urbmwI8APdo
    DaydreamingSleepwalker DaydreamingSleepwalker
    41-45, F
    Apr 1
    People see me as this moody, sensitive, crazy girl. They don't know that I'm so broken inside. I usually am a happy girl. I wamt to cheer people up but when you look closely you...
    soyyoprincesa soyyoprincesa
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Apr 1
    Im trapped in an endless war with myself. The only questions floating around in my head is, "Should I kill myself?", "Will I ever be free from this pain?", "Will killing myself...
    Destiny8907 Destiny8907
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Apr 1
    Has anyone here ever taken Abilify and if so, what are your thoughts? I have just started this new med along with what i'm already taking, and so far, i feel sick to my stomach...
    DaydreamingSleepwalker DaydreamingSleepwalker
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Apr 1
    Why does everyone always decide that I want to be left alone when I am at my worst?
    themanoflegends themanoflegends
    26-30, M
    Apr 1
    I've been battling with generalized anxiety, social anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder, and major depression since I was very young. My life has been an array of discomfort and...
    Sammibearxo Sammibearxo
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 1
    Next week my Abilify dose is going to be raised to 4 mg. I'm mildly concerned about this because of the nausea side effect I've been getting. I've never actually thrown up yet, but...
    Hush92 Hush92
    18-21, F
    Apr 1
    Nobody cares for me...🎶 I wish things were simple like they used to be.
    JD0121 JD0121
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Apr 1
    My menta health is **** lately and I think I'm going into a depression. And I keep seeing people that aren't there but then they just vanish when I look to see if they're still...
    nickclarke nickclarke
    18-21, M
    Apr 1
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