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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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I wish I wish I wish there were was free mental health counseling in my area. I have a complicated insurance issue with moving from one state to another and currently don't have...
    piprimate piprimate 26-30, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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    So I have been admitted into a mental health ward.. Again..
    sarahjuillette sarahjuillette 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 12

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    People write it off as 'attention seeking' or something that has triggered it. Society needs to be informed that mental illnesses are serious, however mild the symptoms, and those...
    Seblett Seblett 13-15, F Aug 22

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    My teachers and classmates joke around about it not knowing that someone in that class (me) has mental disorders Way to make me feel ******
    gorgeoushobo gorgeoushobo 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    I have battled with anxiety disorder since I can remember. Its something I have battled all my life. Whenever I had an anxiety attack, people just called me hysterical and made fun...
    tysoyana tysoyana 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    Too many people do not understand enough about the mental anguish that can easily affect their friends, family, and themselves. I'm bipolar. By close family and good friends, I've...
    ACraigNewman ACraigNewman 36-40, M Aug 26

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    Im mentally f***ed up and it's all my fault
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F Aug 28

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    I hate when people mistake bipolar disorder for DID or Schizophrenia . In my opinion, those two disorders are a lot more troubling than manic-depression. We should really make an...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Aug 22

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    I fee your pain, I've been a victim of it too never mind hey. Let karma deal with it
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Aug 25

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    He came to visit me again..and he tried it on with me..I'm just so sick of it. I don't know what to do. Luckily before he could actually do anything one of the staff came in..I was...
    Betruetoyourselfxx Betruetoyourselfxx 13-15, F 3 Responses Aug 28

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    In my friendship group I am "the one with issues". And what's worse is that I brought it all upon myself.
    emiveritas emiveritas 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I think I have at least a mild form of depression... because i struggle to stay happy or whatever. And I know people go through bad times but i get angry very easily over little...
    surfdas surfdas 22-25, M Aug 31

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    12 days in the hospital cant figure it out so they say here have some hydroxazine, colonopin and lithium. Good luck. Now on Monday back to the next hospital because screw the other...
    BrokenBrain123 BrokenBrain123 22-25 1 Response Sep 6

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    My best lover taught college. She had a colleague. He had a foreign bride. She needed meds. They gave her too many. He sent her home to mom. Russian docs removed...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Sep 7

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    Hello, I’m Dr. Horace S. Browntrout, and I’ve just written a hilarious spoof of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM). It’s called Mental...
    DocBrowntrout DocBrowntrout 26-30, M Aug 24

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    I just got discharged from a mental health facility Friday the 5th. I committed myself on Tuesday the 3rd. I felt like I just couldn't take the stress anymore. I was diagnosed with...
    NoMoreMissNiceBitch NoMoreMissNiceBitch 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I have been diagnosed with depression. I have been going to consolers and a mental health service since I was 13. I have strange thoughts, ones that people normally don't have. I...
    supergirl01 supergirl01 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I have been seeing a psychiatrist and psychologist since I was 12. I had depression and Psychosis disorder nos. Around 15 my mental health started to decline even more. I was...
    mstenorsaxplayer mstenorsaxplayer 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    So I was sitting in the waiting room at the doctors office, the other day. And as I'm sitting there a woman with Down's syndrome came in and sat down. She must have been in her...
    Skywalker1979 Skywalker1979 31-35, M 3 Responses Aug 29

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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 2 Responses 20 hrs ago

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    VERY VERY VERY HEALTHY. WATCH MORE COMEDIANS YALL.
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    The only things right now that take my mind off stress is self harming in any way of drugs and it just isn't healthy to live how i do...
    RazorToMySkin RazorToMySkin 16-17, M 8 hrs ago

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    I love healthy food, no Junk one, love everything that is healthy both physically and mentally. but global pollution and food that contains too many chemicals makes me worried.
    nataliawww nataliawww 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    One of my best friends called me a "closet liberal" because of my beliefs and opinion on healthcare and gay marriage. I am a registered Republican and believe that these liberals...
    redhot1221 redhot1221 36-40, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I'm a borderline, I have borderline personality disorder. I feel I'm more on the mild side, as in I don't have (many) fits of uncontrollable rage. I'm also bisexual. I have a...
    StormFairy StormFairy 18-21, F Sep 10

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    In Indonesia, the government has presented a new universal healthcare scheme called Jaminan Kesehatan Nasional (JKN). The scheme includes health insurance will be comprehensive to...
    soniacondurache soniacondurache 22-25, F Sep 1

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    Health, to me, is more than the absence of sickness. Sicknesses or injury can happen, but even with them, we can be generally healthy, and without them, we still could still be...
    Taurusedi Taurusedi 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 9

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    Stigma is a self-perpetuated cycle. We cry out for awareness and understanding from the shadows of our self-imposed closet. We bang our heads against the walls, wailing songs of...
    o0capricious0o o0capricious0o 31-35, F 1 Response Sep 3

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    The more I read about how easy it is for people to damage their bodies, the more convinced I get that humans should really try to return to a more basic diet. I'd hazard a guess...
    Aikin2 Aikin2 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 10

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    Wasn't a true mental hospital. More like a cheap crisis center for suicidal/abused teens. I remember the day I went. Around December I think, few years back. Mom was alive too. I...
    CJCA CJCA 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 26

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    My new lifestyle.. I really want to share something I have found to be very beneficial to me. I am currently taking supplements that provides whole food based nutrition from 17...
    sgawlik sgawlik 26-30, F Sep 5

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    I'm starting to feel defeated. I am not allowed to attend college due to my mental disorders. Mainly my dissociativeness. And the frequency of my lows - borderline. I want...
    iMinnow iMinnow 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 5

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    With my health its not been good for quite along time. And there are those times when I feel that I am getting very close to leaving this world. Have different health issues that I...
    maleuk52 maleuk52 61-65, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I literally am reading all these stories and my heart aches. I have been in two mental hospitals and been batteling depression for six years. I have cutt every place there is skin...
    Gonzales96 Gonzales96 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've always had trouble with my eating habits. I'm always trying new things, my most recent was intermittant fasting, fasting for 24 hours. I just want to feel normal and healthy...
    xsignorinax xsignorinax 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 5

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    this year i decided to get healthy sleep better and at a more regular time and try to ride my bicycle every day and eat better so far i'm doing ok i think .I've slim down a bit i...
    HIghheels24 HIghheels24 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I see ppl at my school all the time who pick on mentally handicapped kids... I know what it feels like... It's a good thing kittayninja goes to my school or I would be in the...
    Lilwillbe Lilwillbe 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    You know it's really bad when you think you need to be in a mental hospital
    whyusteens whyusteens 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 26

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    I've got ADD and OCD and the **** affects my life in ways that most people can't understand. I guess I'm just looking for support but there is a stigma about mental illness and...
    fiendforlife fiendforlife 31-35, M 2 Responses Sep 3

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