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    A True Story..inspiring To Me..maybe Sometimes Things Are Really That Simple

    Last year because of some chemical imbalances I spent 72 hours in a behavioral unit at a hospital. I met a young man that was one of the saddest people I have ever seen. He just sat in a corner all day and cried. He had no family and was to be sent to a group home. It became...
    mocking mocking 51-55, F 4 Responses Sep 26, 2012

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    Admire Yourself

    This is something I read in a book lately and it left a real impression on me. It's very simple, but powerful especially for someone with a low self esteem like me. It just talked about the fact that one should admire himself if he wants others to admire him. It doesn't mean to...
    kirolos1 kirolos1 41-45, M May 11, 2013

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    Denver

    what is going on with these killings?i don't see these killers as insane.as they go to school and work jobs ,pay their bills and function other wise.not insane,mean and very dark.
    southernstar2030 southernstar2030 61-65, F Jul 21, 2012

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    My Bipolar Schizoaffective Boyfriend Up & Left To Denver, Colorado

    Well, my bipolar schizoaffective boyfriend, 'Peter' (not his real name) has now left me & gone to Denver, CO, to live life & have me 'eventually' join him. Well, he was locked up in a state mental hospital for 4 mos., 6 mos, 8 mos., between the periods fr: 1981 - 1983. I think...
    BarLee BarLee 46-50 Jul 15, 2012

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    I Am NOT Bipolar

    You see, Bipolar Disorder is a medical condition. I'm a person. But now that you mention it, I do happen to have the medical condition of Bipolar Disorder II. You don't say, "Poor John, I hear he is cancer." I am not Bipolar; I have Bipolar. I will not be reduced to a judged...
    crazybunnylady crazybunnylady 41-45, F Apr 2, 2013

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    My Sister'S Anger

    I have Bipolar Disorder II. My greatest fear in the world is being put in a mental hospital. I've just always sort of known that one day the police would beat me down. Call me paranoid. Everyone else does. Or did. Until last week. Ok, it was a paramedic. I'm not a psychic...
    crazybunnylady crazybunnylady 41-45, F Mar 29, 2013

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    I Need Serious Help

    I am here for one thing only help. I can't talk to my family I can't find a therapist I am feeling as if in an endless hell. I fail to see a point and happiness in life every morning I wake dreading the day ahead and I think soon I am to resort to death. I reject eating my own...
    Jan 15, 2013

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    Chemo And Hearing Voices

    I'm a cancer survivor. :) I had stage 2 cancer. After this I had to go to the psych ward of several occasions. The psych said the chemo may have given me a chemical imbalance in my brain. I don't hear voices, but a voice that torments me day and night. I can't find medicine that...
    missangie missangie 26-30 Aug 20, 2012

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    The Worst 5 Days Of My Life

    i just had the worst 5 days of my life nothing but anger and misery i wish these days wouldn't have happend i got scared because it seemed to me like i was putting myself in danger how can one be so angry at the world it made me wonder it all ended with me having an emotional...
    strongwoman101l strongwoman101l 18-21, F May 21, 2013

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    I'm falling apart mentally and I don't know how to cope anymore
    poshbarbie poshbarbie 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I think I may be bi polar! One minute I'm full of hope and positivity the next I'm down in the dumps and glum. They'e not massive mood swings but very noticeable and upsetting as I...
    NurseDaisy NurseDaisy 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    For those of you who have a Facebook or Twitter; please consider spreading the word to help end the stigma. It won't end unless we raise our voices!
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F Oct 5

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    For those of you who have a Facebook or Twitter; please consider spreading the word to help end the stigma. It won't end unless we raise our voices!
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F Oct 5

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    The Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Directorate was formed on 1 July 2013 as part of the transition of clinical services to THOs. The Directorate sits within the Department, and...
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M Sep 25

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    I have the illnesses of bipolar and panic/anxiety disorder. I also have damage in my right brain from an injury as a baby. I was not diagnosed until I was 47. This is because...
    Bibiana554 Bibiana554 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    Today was Cass's turn. In some ways Cass's problems are obvious - he has all three types of tics that qualify for Tourette's, for example. But in many ways he has hidden problems...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Weed is so helpful to me for my problems, especially anxiety and depression. When i get really anxious i smoke a bit of pot and i calm down, mostly during anxiety attacks. Recently...
    kezzie10 kezzie10 13-15, F 3 Responses Oct 13

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    When your ill in my country sometimes you need treatment . This can be imposed on you legally . Being sectioned under the mental health act and put into hospital is a experience...
    interlink2 interlink2 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Well if we talked at length you know I am super food conscious and very much about healthy eating. I was checking my newsfeed here today and saw this group come up. Suddenly it...
    ClaudNine ClaudNine 18-21, F 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    When it comes to my mental illnesses which are schizophrenia anxiety disorder depression and intrusive disturbed images thoughts and feelings sometimes even random words pop in my...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F Oct 5

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    Health News Micron & Associates Blog — How To Keep Your Brain Fit: 5 Health Tips To Help Avoid Alzheimer's Disease Part 2While everyone wants to get fit and look good, we...
    territinsley territinsley 22-25, F Oct 2

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    Multiplicity/Plurality is basically the experience of having more than one identity/people inside of one body. Multiplicity may conjure up images of Dissocative Identity Disorder...
    Noxicology Noxicology 18-21, T 1 Response Oct 12

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    I had a week off and decided to do a Camino in Spain-I walked 130 kms in 5 days! It was incredible. I really felt such achievement (and pain) afterwards. Incredibly I didn't...
    irishair irishair 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 28

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    I hate how some people smoke or drink or do drugs eat extremely unhealthy. I know a lot of it is either their choice or something they can't control I won't judge some one by it I...
    singledaddy101 singledaddy101 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    I want to meet like-minded and the open-minded. I want to talk to the sarcastic twisted souls and the blue bubble gum ********. I want to meet people who want to talk about drugs...
    rainbowcity rainbowcity 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Fenton Law Group: Writs and Appeals In dealing with state and federal healthcare agencies, Fenton Law Group regularly files writ proceedings to compel compliance with the law. At...
    kaivaughn kaivaughn 31-35, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    Experience 42 DoD Agents In My Home I’m finally getting to the close of these ESP experiences in my life. It’s been mentally exhausting to put this on paper, but therapeutic...
    RiverBedView RiverBedView 56-60, M Sep 25

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    I avoid any stuff that negatively affects the body such as drugs, liquor(not legal yet, but I'll never touch it), cigarettes, and I exercise and keep a healthy lifestyle. What is...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F Sep 28

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    I have a 9 year old son who has an anxiety disorder. I am a single mother of two boys, I also have a 5 year old. I think the hardest part is being so alone in dealing with it...
    sweetie8403 sweetie8403 26-30, F Sep 28

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    I have to eat healthy and mostly organic for health reasons. Not long before the gallstones came along I had been poorly for a long time and had been to see a string of Doctors. I...
    Princesstink76 Princesstink76 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    FYI I'm not making fun i love being around mentally ill people they're usually so happy and i love to help them. i have a mentally ill step sister Anyway a guy thought I was "slow...
    bigca1697 bigca1697 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    My Daughter is Unstoppable and Stronger than she looks!!! I look after her and I do my best to keep her safe, happy and healthy all the time. It makes me happy to see her thriving...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    One of the biggest problems with making myself/someone else very fat is that it isn't healthy. I wish someone could weigh 1000 pounds without dying at 30. If there were no health...
    ifrive1974 ifrive1974 13-15, M 1 Response Oct 11

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    I've always loved walking around the house naked ever since I (according to my parents) was old enough to walk. So it should come as no surprise that I still do now that I'm older...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Oct 12

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    Common Misconceptions about Multiplicity- There are MANY common misconceptions about multiplicity, from it's beginning to it's current day status in the DSM. One of the most...
    Noxicology Noxicology 18-21, T 1 Response Oct 12

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    I'm pretty excited about my weight loss journey. It's not a start over but a continuation. I don't want to ever call this a do over because the key to success is never giving up...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I am dealing with a panic disorder with agoraphobia, depression and seizures and was currently discharged from the military. I developed all of this when I was admitted in a...
    Liddoturrboo Liddoturrboo 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 21

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    Sometimes I don't know what is real and what is not real. When I first realized she hears voices, it was really hard. I realized a lot of things I believed had happened to her...
    DarkwingGoslyn DarkwingGoslyn 31-35 Sep 28

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    I went to the mental hospital I have major depression but I learned a lot in there that I have a family that loves me and cares and That no matter what shape or size I am always...
    Nicole289 Nicole289 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    I have a lot of things. It's weird how I go on my daily life blending in with everyone else while my head is so chaotic. I have split personality: the other personality I have is...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F Sep 30

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    And lately I'm really struggling. My job felt like the only thing good... And now that's going bad. I feel so happy not being there but I don't think I can just quit and manage...
    lilbirdydoll lilbirdydoll 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 3

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    This is a message to every single woman who is in an abusive relationship.... Please know that you don’t deserve to be treated like that, no person or animal deserves that...
    blommetjies blommetjies 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 5

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    I have been in many mental hospitals, due to my alcoholic mother sending me to them... I've felt insane, and unloved and unwanted. I matured to be bitter and closed.. I don't have...
    asdfnx asdfnx 18-21, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    When I was in sixth grade I found out my mother had bipolar disorder and she ran away half way across the country to live with some guy she met on the internet. She tried to kill...
    Roadtorecovery31997 Roadtorecovery31997 16-17, F 5 days ago

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    The depression is the worst It makes my drawings look like **** I feel like ****. God why would anyone brag about an illness? All I feel is shame. I wish I had more energy to do...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    "Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When "I" is replaced by "We", illness becomes wellness."
    JesseVicious JesseVicious 22-25, T 1 day ago

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    VERY VERY VERY HEALTHY. WATCH MORE COMEDIANS YALL.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 21

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