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I Know Bigotry Is A Mental Illness

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support

    If you don’t live with mental illness, don’t make assumptions about what is and isn’t a symptom. Depression isn’t always sitting in a dark room, crying. It’s forgetting...
    SecretsOut14 SecretsOut14 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I do not struggle with mental illness but I have a few people close to me that do. It is a hard road to take for both those struggling with mental illness and those that care for...
    Yeahbaybey Yeahbaybey 46-50, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I wonder how many people that mock mental illness probably have a mental illness, but refuse to admit it.
    marinderso marinderso 26-30 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I tell people that I meet that I have Mental illness. I think they need to know . So I get sick and then they know what is happen. I have schizophrenia and bipolar . And I deal...
    Ladypanda Ladypanda 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    i agree. mental illness is hard to deal with. i have more than one illness. it can ruin lives. its so unfair. normal people judge so easily and dont understand.
    Ang012685 Ang012685 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 10

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    My latest Dx is MDD with psychotic features and PTSD. I am also a cutter and in recovery from bulimia. Previous Dx included schizoaffective disorder NOS, Bipolar 1 rapid cycling...
    Shonnie Shonnie 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    I have a mental illness, and over time u know its actually ok... It's made it a little tougher, but really obstacles are made to overcome
    SsMcGavin SsMcGavin 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 31

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    Katie Hopkins is a disgusting human She seriously needs a ******* punch in the face how dare she slag us off for having an illness we can't ******* help it , and it's not just...
    lauj16 lauj16 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I just got transferred from one community mental health center to another, and today the new psychiatrist asked me what I was diagnosed with during my last hospital stay. I said...
    sarahk85 sarahk85 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 31

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    it makes me so mad when people make fun of illed people. In my class there was a group a students making fun of people who have epilepsy, I wanted to tell them that that isn't nice...
    Francisco5 Francisco5 13-15, M Apr 17

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    I used to take Celexa (Citalopram), but that didn't do anything for my anxiety. Today is my first day on Zoloft (Sertraline) and I don't know what to expect because I didn't have...
    stef17 stef17 18-21, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    But the cure shrinks profits. According to the wealthy. Who list what is needed. But all that is needed is equality. Crime would vanish. If everybody was cared for...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 2 Responses Apr 15

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    Usually either early trauma or lack of intimacy. Of course if you have something else I'm willing to hear about it :)
    DepressingDude DepressingDude 51-55, M Apr 16

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    I'm living with social anexity and I'm sick of it
    Sarahhhh123 Sarahhhh123 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Sometimes I miss some of the voices I heard when I was psychotic, because I felt less alone with them there.
    sabauuga sabauuga 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Trying to block out these voices are so hard as they tell me that there helping me 😭😭
    lauj16 lauj16 16-17, F Mar 30

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    I'm so sad today. I tried to kill myself with bleach.
    lonelytransman lonelytransman 18-21, T 4 Responses Apr 1

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    i have bipolar depression,its hard,especially with two loving kids and a husband that calls you crazy.
    nanvalglex nanvalglex 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 2

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    I have depression and anxiety and now my psychiatrist thinks I have borderline personality disorder. I used to think that made me crazy and unloveable but now I've just accept that...
    GreenEyess GreenEyess 16-17, F 4 Responses Apr 2

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    I used to be REALLY psychotic, I'm trying to change that.
    northhatesyou northhatesyou 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 9

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    But it wont. Until you morons research yourselves.
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M Apr 13

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    Barley ate anything today. Cant sleep..Help?
    DetachedCinnamon DetachedCinnamon 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 14

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    My parents keep telling me I'm a psychopath. that I have some weird gene that suppresses my emotions and causes me to act the way I do . But I can't find any info on the net . can...
    moondustfairy moondustfairy 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 16

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    Sooooo I attempted suicide and had to go to an impatient ward and then long term day treatment. How fun! But anyways to anyone thinking of commuting suicide please don't. Please...
    garrettthecarrot garrettthecarrot 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I could could just hang myself, right now...
    Profweird Profweird 22-25, M 6 days ago

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    Paranoid schizophrenia + ADD = me being ****** up
    TGBman TGBman 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    These days I feel so pained and traumatised as I keep reliving my racist experience with the mental health professional ..I know I was treated like this just for two fact 1-I have...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 5

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    do I have a mental illness or am I normal teenager?? I constantly get bad moods that I can't control and I have to force myself out of them (I always fail). it has impacts on my...
    plutomrtoh plutomrtoh 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 30

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    Dear She Pups or Omega Wolf Children, Hear Ye Hear Ye.. Young pups poised on the precipice of 'Championship of The World' -- No Pressure..at the beginning of the spectrum of...
    Tannasheart Tannasheart 51-55, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    For all people who are wondering or questioning about racism and discriminations in the uk .. The answer is a BIG YES especially if you are a dark skinned person and this apply to...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    My blood is boiling and I'm full of rage ...I'm a non white woman who is physically and mentally unwell living in the uk .. I had three admissions at the psychiatric hospital and I...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Apr 2

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    My blood is boiling and I'm full of rage ...I'm a non white woman who is physically and mentally unwell living in the uk .. I had three admissions at the psychiatric hospital and I...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F Apr 2

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    Hi My name is evangelia amirhom and currently I'm under the care of EIP not because I got a psychotic illness but because I got an indifinite restraining order that it has no thing...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Mar 28

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    I hate bigotry so much that a difference in opinion about women's or lgbt rights or something that sounds racist to me could end a friend ship. Sometimes I wonder if I'm doing the...
    Smellmusic Smellmusic 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    Diagnosed properly five years ago in New York by a woman doctor that took the time to research my issues and ordered the correct tests. Came back to my home in Utah and the...
    Andreacurtis01 Andreacurtis01 46-50, F Apr 17

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    Always known something is off with me, some things i have never been able to fix. Just never knew at all what could be wrong with me until i started going to my school nurse...
    ThinkingCat ThinkingCat 18-21, F Apr 10

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    I’m a mom, I have an autoimmune disease and I have two children with an autoimmune disease. Most of the time life is fine. Most of the time I am fine. This week I am not...
    alwaysfun2b alwaysfun2b 46-50, F Apr 11

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    I'm so pissed off that in the last three years I did not receive any medical care in the uk for being bed bound and suffering from a mysterious illness that it was not diagnosed by...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Mar 30

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    I've been hospitalize 3 times. One in December 2013, one in March 2014 and another in November 2014. Been in two different hospitals. Been twice in one of them. The first time...
    AndreaCulea AndreaCulea 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    My two cents on animals through an essay I wrote for class: Title: The Duty of Life It is generally accepted that killing another human being is worse than killing a...
    BSAeagle60 BSAeagle60 18-21, M Mar 30

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    I totally agree with Ali (an egyptian man from port said)who I met in Brighton many years ago when life was a little better and he told me that all white people hate us and if the...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F Mar 31

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