I Recovered From Depression

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    I am addicted to self-harm.

    I was depressed and suicidal for about a year. When I first started harming, I did it almost everyday. I have five clean days total over a course of four months. I went to an institution and was put on medication. Over the next six months I almost completely recovered. Now even...
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    Sep 20, 2014


    I feel it's all been said before, each story that I've read is the same as mine! Give or take. Now what I need is the , HOW? And NO,I do not have $3,000 to go to Peru to drink the tea, (cure) unfortunately ! ????? Slowly rotting away
    Khari4055 Khari4055
    46-50, F
    Jul 14, 2013

    Ayahuasca Cures Depression

    I recovered from 20 years of severe uni-polar depression by taking Ayahuasca 8 times over a two week period. If you suffer from depression google it. If you know someone who does get this information to them. Please. I have written my Ayahuasca story out on this site.
    AlexLight101 AlexLight101
    26-30, M
    Mar 17, 2013

    I was depressed about lots of things

    and bad a few years ago and my family helped me to realize. I am lots better now with therapy and meds. Also, I found my life purpose in being there for others.
    pearls37 pearls37
    22-25, F
    Apr 12, 2015

    So hey guys! I know its been a while

    since i have been on and I just wanted to say thank you for those who helped and reached out to me when i needed it the most. I have stopped cutting and its been a year since i have gotten out of the hospital. My life is finally turning around and only because i have decided...
    thalassinia thalassinia
    18-21, F
    Mar 19, 2015

    I made this account just to talk to teenagers

    who are having problems, and this post is going to be about my experience. I had a father who constantly thought of me as a disappointment, and I started hanging around a bad group of kids. By 10th grade I was constantly popping pills and taking acid so I wouldn't have to deal...
    Recoveredteen Recoveredteen
    18-21, M
    Jun 4, 2014

    I have previously written about being depressed

    a couple of years ago and am happy to report that I have completely recovered. I am making friends and have found the small things in life that make me happy. I thought I was a hopeless case but now I am happy to live. I am posting this because I want all of you to know that it...
    Lifeisgreat98 Lifeisgreat98
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 12, 2015

    Surprised To Get Here

    I was depressed for four or five years. I got the general anxiety disorder diagnosis, clinical depression, social phobia; a psychologist suggested I was schizoaffective - seems like they use a dartboard, sometimes. I was on 225mg effexor for eighteen months or so - that was a...
    tinkerj tinkerj
    1 Response Jan 6, 2010
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