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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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    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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    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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    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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    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...
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    Related Experiences

    Hey everyone in the UK! I'm sure that you've all had "one of those days" at work, right? But what if you're suffering from more than this? There are people out there who have...
    VintagePearls VintagePearls 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Don't let them tell you that you cannot do something, do not let anyone tell you that you have to learn to accept and live with mental health issues. I got rid of the ****** mental...
    CEB32 CEB32 31-35, M Jul 29

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    I'm surprised I'm not a raving psychopath really...! Mad parents. Mad jobs with 'mad' people! (Worked mental health!!) had homes, lost homes. Seen way too much inhumanity to man(as...
    picklebobble picklebobble 46-50, M a week ago

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    And it should start with law. Drug-related crime should be treated as health problem and should only be sent to a drug court. Drug addicts do not belong in the same place as...
    JustBreathe4J JustBreathe4J 18-21, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I was in one for six days in February, and then they forced me to go to further treatment for another three weeks. I missed so much school because of it, but I couldn't be luckier...
    Boulier Boulier 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    The nhs mental services in the uk are disgusting...
    Ameliaaaa Ameliaaaa 26-30, F Aug 14

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    So now I have panic disorder too? So lets kist shall we? Major/serve depression Suicidal thoughts Self harm Panic disorder Bipolar???? Ect ect Oh panic attacks Maybe I should...
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F a week ago

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    Starting getting annoyed at a fly in my car the other day.. It was such a pest and I was having a go at it haha.
    katiehad katiehad 22-25, F a week ago

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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 5 days ago

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    PinkP0werRanger PinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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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 2 days ago

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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 3 days ago

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    I have no physical or mental health problems and feel thankful and blessed that I don't. I also plan to keep it that way. I don't have to worry about going to see the doctor...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    Well, I have always wanted to start a blog, but I have hesitated because of two things. 1. No one is going to read my **** and 2. I didn't want to share too much about my...
    Pamham101 Pamham101 18-21, F Jul 31

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    I've just finished up a chunk of time on a new job, and the verbal mindfucking that came with it was unreal, I have a week or so off from this person, but I dread the return. Doing...
    mrrabbitdigital mrrabbitdigital 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 9

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    I was sitting down and thinking about the source of my unhappiness, anger, social timidness, passive aggression, and dismissive attitude towards other people, depression. naturally...
    AliKru AliKru 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    Not only do I hate mental illness, but I hate that people don't understand it. I have lost three family members to mental illness, two from addiction and the other from depression...
    shellseagirl shellseagirl 41-45, F 9 Responses Aug 13

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    My mom is not as mentally Ill but instead mentally disabled. It has been difficult growing up with her because the doctors have said she had the mentality of a 12 year old. So my...
    MacKenziePatriciaLee MacKenziePatriciaLee 16-17, F Aug 16

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    my best friend is going to boot camp soon and tbh she isn't the healthiest eating or athletic person in the world. but to help her out i promised her whenever she needed the...
    luvabl3 luvabl3 18-21, F Aug 19

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    Health freak for optimal Health... What health ritual is your natural,supplemental,organic or recipe you like most?
    PillsNpotion PillsNpotion 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 6

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    With the recent passing of Robin Williams with depression related illness, it still baffles me peoples reaction to depression (and mental illness as a whole). The second that you...
    StereoTypical StereoTypical 41-45, M 3 Responses Aug 13

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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 1 day ago

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    There is not such thing as healthy, but all food that is from the ground, or from trees, fruits, vegetables, seeds, drink-nothing else apart from water. No dairy, no egg, no meat...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M 1 Response Jul 30

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    I am not an expert, truly, I had to take a nutrition class in college, it was mostly basics. However, I am on a journey to eat more healthy, previously I was eating like a 5 year...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    Well starting today yes! And Im so pumped to eat healthy. For breakfast I had 2 eggs (no salt or pepper), Plain Oatmeal, Glass of milk, grapes, and some cheese. Im so excited to be...
    ShyProdigy ShyProdigy 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 6

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    There are so many health benefits related to nudity, it would take too long to list them all. But if you're willing to do a little research, you'll find out how much nudity is...
    BLACKTIGER75 BLACKTIGER75 36-40, M Aug 11

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    I'm wanting to eat healthier and get outside more. I'm not sure where to start. I've already cut pop out of my diet. I drink water or tea. I don't eat a lot of sweets. What's hard...
    tinywoman tinywoman 18-21 Aug 16

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    I used to run seven miles a day on a dry fast ( it's like water fasting without water) but after getting help I started eating again, (I had an eating disorder) I'm trying to be...
    reachingforthesun reachingforthesun 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    Lately I've been seeing how mentally ill I am, and how much it's been affecting my relationships and my family. My fiance has been by my side for 2 and a half years.. But it seems...
    AbbieNoel AbbieNoel 18-21, F Jul 31

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    I have a **** load of stuff wrong with me but I won't let it control my life again. I'm doing my best to cope with this incurable ****. I was diagnosed with the skitsophrenia(I can...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I was locked in a hospital for the mentally ill for 2 years. I have been diagnosed schizoaffective bipolar type, social anxiety, general anxiety, multiple personality disorder...
    isitpossible83 isitpossible83 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 4

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    I stayed up all night trying to get over her. I drove to work & briefly contemplated driving into a tree. I obviously didn't. Then I saw her ******* car in the lot where we work. I...
    yolo19 yolo19 18-21, F Aug 5

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    My official diagnosis is bipolar 1 disorder with mixed anxiety intermittent explosive anger and post traumatic stress disorder, But I still got denied social security disability go...
    dybbukbox dybbukbox 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 7

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    One thing I hate as a mentally ill person is people saying "it's not that bad." This is what people think is supportive but it's not. They have basically dismissed my struggle...
    NotApplicable NotApplicable 22-25, F Aug 7

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    When I was six my mum abandoned me at a mental asylum and I didn't see her or my family for 4 years. Trouble is whilst I was their doctors actually found that I posses the dark...
    zacisbest45 zacisbest45 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 9

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