I Feel Sorry For Those Who Are Institutionalized

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    Because Some Cannot Functioun In the Real World

    my mom tried to help her cousine,he was severly mentally ill.and he had been instutionalized since he was 17.he was 46 when he moved in.they never told us about his illness.so we didn`t know what he would do.he was nice for about 2 years,then all at once,he changed.he tried to...
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself
    1 Response May 11, 2009


    i think being institutionalized is a great way to get worse...to get abused, more confused and generally get mistreated with mind games   i think it's somewhat akin to going to prison when you are a petty thief - and we all know what happens there.........
    kylae77 kylae77
    31-35, F
    2 Responses May 22, 2009

    I Would Help If I Knew How

    I personally have been hospitalized, not for long.. maybe two weeks But it still isn't the best experience ever. I agree that sometimes it is the most healthy way of living because of the situation.. but its harsh to deny people their freedom. I feel bad for those...
    cindy17 cindy17
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 22, 2009

    I Have Known a Lot of Men Who Are......

     One in particular is due out AGAIN on May 7th.    He is  the father of my mans  "adopted" brother.   He started in prison at 17, he's  almost 60 now.   Since I have known him, this is his fourth time in 23...
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    Apr 30, 2009

    I Feel Sorry For Those Who Are Institutionalized

    The Majority Of Us Already Are. Think About It.
    DefiantRed DefiantRed
    May 8, 2010
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