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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 have had a lot of bad experiences being

    diagnosed in the mental health field.
    trust77720 trust77720 36-40, M Nov 18, 2014

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    In a bad place right

    now would love to talk to someone who understands
    xteenytinyx xteenytinyx 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 29

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    Calamityy Calamityy 22-25, M 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Very frustrating to come from a culture that shames mental illness and pretends it doesn't exist .
    Jini25 Jini25 22-25, F 8 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    Which is worse health wise: carbs or fat?
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    Oh, for sure. Every time someone shoots people in a theater or a church, the news says "He has to be mentally ill" whether or not he really is. Never mind that we are more likely...
    emperornorton47 emperornorton47 56-60, M 1 Response 21 hrs ago

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    A lot of people don't understand mental illness and a lot of people don't u sweats d those who don't understand mental illness. Naturally if you see something or someone who is...
    ValhallaAwaits ValhallaAwaits 22-25, M 22 hrs ago

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    I am surrounded by people who don't understand mental illness. Many don't care to understand it. I'm told that I'm moody, looking for excuses, or I just need to go to church. It...
    ProfessorPhoton ProfessorPhoton 26-30, M 7 Responses 1 day ago

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    The family of mine are prejudiced over mental illness. They aren't educated, or easily understood. They don't share their opinions, yet they reject me. People should be educated...
    noaht43 noaht43 41-45, T 3 Responses 1 day ago

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    Ever have something you want to write about...but can't find ANYTHING to get your mindin the frame it needs to be in to write?pffft....I think this may need to be under:"I am...
    nocool nocool 41-45, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    A little story about life in a mental hospital. I have bipolar 2 and I drink, so a guy like that is bound to wind up in the hospital. Several years ago, I was inpatient and sitting...
    DanteBlake23 DanteBlake23 36-40, M 2 days ago

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    I work at a residential treatment facility working with troubled teen girls. Some of these girls stories break my heart. Flashbacks, triggers. I hate seeing them this way. Most...
    ccm22 ccm22 22-25, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    more than one. this isn't something I like to think of as a way of being sick. you know? I just don't like the term "mental illness" it bothers me more than my own ******* illness...
    itllkillme itllkillme 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I have been battling most of my life health issues I didn't understand until now. I have physical and emotional issues and cannot get long term disability although I keep trying...
    butterflyangels2387 butterflyangels2387 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I had autism later in life where I used to strong episodes of depression. When I begin to be autistic I slowly beginning to start losing my friends b/c I begin to be more social...
    F00dbarevaporating F00dbarevaporating 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I'm upset, my little brother has mental illness and living with my uncle. Since he lived there he has gone down. My brother is talking crazy and talking about fbI. And he told me...
    Mindgeeee Mindgeeee 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    During the week leading up to the Fourth of July, about 700 million pounds of chicken and 190 million pounds of red meat/pork are purchased. On July 4th itself, 150 million hot...
    hockeydfense hockeydfense 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    You pathetic paycheck horz. How dare you say my view is crazy. How dare you say sorry. After pills failed. Or made me worse. How dare you. You have no clue the pain you...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    Fokyn pooopeee faced egos. Pill pushing hoorz. Me intellligent yesss. Me play word games Umm. Are you dafty. Not when my health is at stake. You chronically...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 6 days ago

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    I've got to realize that it takes one step at a time. I've been really focused on my mental health for the last couple years that I haven't really paid attention to my body. I have...
    honestlyanonymouslyme honestlyanonymouslyme 22-25, F a week ago

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    The mental health system is f$&?ed. form my experience being locked up in a mental hospital. I was treated like a lab rat. I was mis diagnosed with bipolar where as really I had...
    WokenandOpen WokenandOpen 31-35, M Jul 20

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    Today I had A Huge yard sale, my ex moved all his stuff out officially and now the yard sale, left me feeling a bit removed and a little cantankerous. I wonder if God will bring me...
    Only1me4life Only1me4life 36-40, F 4 Responses Jul 19

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    I had a massive med issues at the eating disorder clinic I was at this December. I started believing full heartily that they were pumping calories in to the air and water making me...
    tobehere tobehere 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    I do try to stick to and enjoy healthy wholesome food as we are what we eat, as opposed to health. But the truth is that the likes of Cajun food are far tastier and enjoyable and...
    PeterSp8 PeterSp8 41-45, M 1 Response Jul 17

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    I am always a little worried nowadays.. But I am too ashamed and frustrated to do really anything about it. If I run I should wear one of those spine supporting things and the...
    KILLsonia KILLsonia 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 17

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    I have decided to take that step in my life to change how I feel about myself. I have started being more active and eating healthier but I also have to give a lot of thanks to the...
    THRIVEwithME THRIVEwithME 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 16

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    Since they never push more than pills And never monitor pills pushed Because they say clients aint right Even if college educated. EP Link
    Converted Converted 46-50, M Jul 15

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    My story with the counsellor quitting half way! Jeez this was years ago… Must’ve been 4 years ago! That year was awful I was really suffering… but i really didn’t think i...
    LittleMilwee LittleMilwee 22-25, F Jul 14

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    It's really hard to live with someone who does drugs. For 14 years my dad lived with us. He took heavy drugs, oxyContin and heroin. I've never seen him sober, only when he got out...
    FatalxDesire FatalxDesire 13-15, F Jul 13

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    I've noticed people in some countries are heavily dependent on their "shrinks" or if I am aiming for political correctness, "therapists". Sometimes, I don't think if counselling or...
    abcdefghisabelmnopqrst abcdefghisabelmnopqrst 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    The doctor give xannax Yaaaayy. Low dosage prn. But only seven a week. Why Safety Maybe Or retaliation for perceived insult. Me said industry was joke After...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response Jul 11

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    SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDER!!! First excuse this long long long long post I'm truly sorry. but I think I know what the heck is wrong with me now. it is this little beauty called...
    ocdfun123 ocdfun123 16-17 2 Responses Jul 10

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    SENSORY PROCESSING DISORDER! Please excuse this long long long post and the capitals but I think I finally figured out what I have! for many years I have suffered from...
    ocdfun123 ocdfun123 16-17 Jul 10

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