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    i think this group should be ashamed of themselves. mental illness is not normal. it destroys the lives of many. if it was so normal everyone would commit suicide. if mental...
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 7

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    Hi everyone. I never saw myself as the type to join any sort of online forum. Truth is, it makes me very uncomfortable to read my own words. I felt like I needed to join today...
    TheGeiser TheGeiser 18-21, F Nov 25

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    I am in the process of recovering from chronic depression, severe anxiety, and anorexia nervosa. I've attempted suicide more than 30 times but am no longer suicidal. I've been...
    losingNemo losingNemo 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 28

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    I have an array of mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, dissociative identity disorder, OCD, anxiety, autism, etc. Sometimes it's hard to live, but I've learned to cope with...
    CaliginousHeart CaliginousHeart 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 3

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    With Wings is a group on Facebook which offers help and support for those who need it. It is a safe space for members to come together, make friends and help others as well as...
    withwingsgroup withwingsgroup 18-21, F Dec 11

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    I enlisted for the military in early March. I had wanted to join since the 8th grade despite the depression and anxiety I suffered again and again. I worked hard to lose weight and...
    KeiKeiChan KeiKeiChan 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    THERE IS HOPE! New meds, new therapist, good advice and fresh hope. My 21 year old son is bipolar, he self diagnosed when he was 12, and told his doctor. The doctor was...
    Deedle623 Deedle623 51-55, F Dec 6

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    I have recently been diagnosed manic depressive, bipolar, and split personality. I'm overwhelmed and don't know what to do. I would like to talk with some people who experience...
    Gothika88 Gothika88 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 12

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    However the actions displayed are abnormal. There are many EP users with mental health on here and in reference to only the genuine sufferers I'm not sure if it possible but...
    blackinc blackinc 36-40, M 2 Responses Dec 7

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    i dont know whether to be ashamed i have mental ollness or whether to be angry at myself for messing up my life because of it
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F 3 Responses Dec 5

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    Today I had an extreme breakdown, now my knuckles are cut up and bleeding, my body hurts, and I feel destroyed and empty inside. I am considering getting treatment now, being, my...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I went to the elementary school with my sister, her boyfriend, and my nephew for a movie event. My Tourettes was acting up while I was there to the point I had a tic where my...
    MlNUET MlNUET 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 12

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    I suffer severely with mental problems, I have so many cos of some ****** up things that have happened, plus I was never a "normal kid" anyway. I hate it, I can't make friends cos...
    kyleishurt kyleishurt 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 24

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    Calling Bullshit on Fake Mental Disorders http://youtu.be/zXTfyAkw7DE
    findmeholdmehateme findmeholdmehateme 18-21 3 days ago

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    My son snapped at school again today. Threatened to jump out the window and kill himself. Councilor told him that wasn't an option because the window doesn't open enough obviously...
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 20

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    i dont know but i just dont think rght. i do stupid things. i believe things that arent really happening. i have always been an idiot in my thinking i dont know why. is it because...
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 25

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    I feel I'm going a little crazy again, I feel I don't know what to do with myself, who to turn to or where to even go. I have felt okay these past few months but something has...
    ExPButterfly ExPButterfly 16-17, F Dec 12

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    I've been in hospital for over a year now for anorexia (though the last six months have just been daycare). I'm getting discharged in two weeks. But I'm noticing already that I'm...
    sunshinehannah sunshinehannah 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    i do cuts on my hand with anything like pen pensil anything sharp i dont know y n i feel pain also but i enjoy that pain!!??
    hybahussyn hybahussyn 18-21, F 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    I truly do. Vile, disgusting people.
    Reallifeperson Reallifeperson 22-25, M Nov 23

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    Do you ever get so upset and hyped up that you feel like you could literally snap and "accidentally" stab or throw yourself off the balcony without realising you were doing it??
    neelyon neelyon 18-21, F Nov 29

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    It's like I have two sides. One side isn't really confident, but fine with people not liking her. The other is full of depression and anxiety ridden; unable to even speak to others...
    HarleyQuinn326 HarleyQuinn326 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    I visited a psychiatrist for the first time today because I have an attention problem and she prescribed me an attention deficit medicine without screening me so anxiety washed all...
    psychedelicblues psychedelicblues 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    its very difficult just to cope with my own mind. i have to be super in tune to look after my health or else i go nuts and irrational doing inappropriate stuff ( apparently ,i...
    catnip246 catnip246 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 29

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    I've had some experience, wen someone around you has religious delusions and rants and raves at you saying their talking to "god" and that your going to hell and need to be saved...
    Emeraldisles5 Emeraldisles5 18-21 Dec 2

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    Well another episode today. He took off running from the bus. Tried to run into traffic and kill himself. It took 3 people from his school, a officer from a neighboring school and...
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 2

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    I have an anxiety disorder called GAD (generalized anxiety disorder) and I think I might be bipolar because one minute I'm good and fine then when traumatic things come up I...
    sidney2013 sidney2013 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 4

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    I have OCD, AvPD, PAPD, and chronic depression
    amaui1 amaui1 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 4

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    I feel that I am suffering from paranoia.I always imagine my friends talking **** about me behind my back or think that the whole world is against me.That kind of thing kills me...
    Namidanoregret Namidanoregret 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 9

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    I hurt myself for the first time in over 2 years. I thought I was doing really well with it, but everything just came crumbling over the smallest of things...and I couldn't stay...
    rorenchan rorenchan 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    I am that one!! I will hid everthing u name it its happed to me
    Lasbutterfly Lasbutterfly 16-17, F 3 days ago

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    I feel so isolated and worthless, I've struggled with these feelings since I was a child.. I've grown so used to it I'm comfortable feeling this way which is sad, I can't keep...
    Britt4ny Britt4ny 70+, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Everything has gotten worse. My life has completely changed. For the past three months I have not slept well at all. It takes me hours to get to sleep and even when I try I hear...
    thatmegan thatmegan 16-17, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Hello lovely people. As you know, the mental health Youtube channel is starting January and it will be called "Plus Us Too". The facebook page is now up and running: www...
    dansimpson40 dansimpson40 18-21, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    it was my bday a day ago... My hubby made no effort what's so ever... his text messages were so informal, the writings in the card too...No attempt make me special, as my GP and...
    081275fizz 081275fizz 36-40, F 1 Response Dec 10

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    Again, excuse the awkward wordings to get around the censors, but it won't let me post this story without them. I was in one for six days in February, and then they forced me to...
    Boulier Boulier 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 7

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    I have been told I may need heart bypass surgery. That is not the hard part. I also may have cardiomyopathy. If I do, I know I have a short time to live. This illness is known to...
    oldclerk oldclerk 61-65, M Dec 8

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    I had never thought growing up that things would play out this way. My family has always had problems, but what family doesn't? My brother has had schizophrenia for the last 5...
    TheHumanExperience TheHumanExperience 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 28

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    So if you've been following my posts then you'll know that in the new year i will be starting a new youtube channel on mental health which I want to be very interactive with its...
    dansimpson40 dansimpson40 18-21, M 3 Responses a week ago

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    I am back amongst my EP friends after another extended absence and glad to be here. I chose "I Hate The Mental Health System" as the heading of my post because I am so discouraged...
    tulsateacher tulsateacher 41-45, F Nov 29

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    I believe if people knew who I really am, they wouldn't like me. If you look at everything I've written on this site a lot of it has been cathartic: I wrote it because I was...
    Nyxii Nyxii 22-25, F Nov 22

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    i have a mental disorder and i found out when it was too late. i dont know if i am just an idiot ir have a mental disorder.
    msworstlife msworstlife 18-21, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Over half (54 percent) of American adults consume coffee each day, according to a survey by the National Coffee Association. It’s no surprise that such a popular beverage has a...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 6 Responses Dec 3

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    im so scared... i recently self harmed again and my mom doesnt know.. if she finds out im sure shes gonna send me back to the mental hospital. when i was at peachford the staff was...
    mysticalgem mysticalgem 13-15, F 22 hrs ago

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    Why do people who struggle with mental health not take their pills when they know they help ??? I don't get it !!! It's hard to watch and deal with the repercussions. I am...
    sunshinegirl76 sunshinegirl76 36-40, F 4 Responses Nov 24

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