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I Share Stories From the Mental Health World

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    Ive Been In It For Eight Yrs Off N On

    And ive met so many interesting people . I lived in a treatment center for people with mental illness  And there was one instance where i went on a break to my moms house and i came back to the apartment and my roommate told me that one of our other roommates threatened to...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F Jan 2, 2008

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    Who to Blame?

    Hi everyone!!! My grammar is not so perfect  so please try not to laugh if my sentence sometimes.....u know what i mean!!! First of all, I've been wanting to start a diary or a journal about my life xperiences from childhood but too scared.Why? Too many reasons......I know...
    d5lilngels d5lilngels 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2007

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    Ashlygentle

    please read i have never been understood .warm regards ashly gentle
    ashlygentle ashlygentle 41-45, M Dec 11, 2012

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    One Of My Many Experiences

    this is a funny one i once broke into a house and took this golden goblin. i had a dream in which it attacked me and a voice said i had one chance to kill it. then i random;y started to belive that it was a horocrux out of harry potter and had to take it back to the residence...
    jhango09 jhango09 18-21, M Nov 12, 2009

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    Mental Health Community, a Real Contradiction In Itself

    Stigma, Predjudices and Discrimination runs rampant in the mental health community!  Professionals who you'd think would know better, who'd pocess Understanding, Compassion and Knowledge, yet are the worst offenders.  At least thats the experiance I have had in and...
    NewShoes NewShoes 46-50, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2007

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    Mental Health Community, a Real Contradiction In Itself

    Stigma, Predjudices and Discrimination runs rampant in the mental health community!  Professionals who you'd think would know better, who'd pocess Understanding, Compassion and Knowledge, yet are the worst offenders.  At least thats the experiance I have had in and...
    NewShoes NewShoes 46-50, F Sep 5, 2007

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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 Aug 21

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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 Aug 20

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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 Aug 21

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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 2 Responses 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 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 a week 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 6 days ago

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    Im mentally f***ed up and it's all my fault
    shadowgem shadowgem 13-15, F 4 days ago

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    Went to see my family doctor to have a test ordered so I could see a neurosurgeon about my back. Was deeply depressed and in a lot of pain. Just didn't want to live anymore. Ended...
    jboda56 jboda56 56-60, M Aug 11

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    I just received three wonderful postcards from a Postcrosser over in Germany. This one really hit my interest for some reason.
    TheWomanYouHate TheWomanYouHate 31-35, F Aug 5

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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 Aug 20

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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 Aug 20

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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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    ThePinkP0werRanger ThePinkP0werRanger 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 23

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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 a week ago

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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 5 days ago

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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 4 days ago

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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 1 day ago

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    Throwback to the prom days <3 My sis (left), me, and Jammy This is the beginning to a series of Charlie's Angels shots we take now :)
    xxXxSkyxXxx xxXxSkyxXxx 18-21, F Aug 5

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    Here goes... 1. My full name is Stephanie Dawn Wayland 2. I'm married 3. My maiden name is Pearcey 4. I'm 21 years old 5. My birthday is on 2/7/93 6. I'm 5ft 5 7. I have blue eyes...
    stephiwayland stephiwayland 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 21

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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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    NOT. ONE. PENNY. All of you with a couple coins in your pocket, even some with hundreds in their bank... Not one. damn. Penny to help a young girl. I have been rotting. Away in...
    Daisypie Daisypie 18-21, F Aug 5

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    Best candidates for any breast augmentation technique are in fantastic physical and mental health, are dissatisfied with the size on the breasts, and possess practical...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 19

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    I feel that I need a break from here, to be able to focus on my study... I don't want to screw things up now. I need to get away from all the arguments, to get away from wasting...
    MissGaga MissGaga 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    304 million people live in the U.S. One in 25 people will have the disorders associated with 'no conscience' which include antisocial personality disorder, sociopath, and...
    TygerLylly TygerLylly 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I am a firm believer in getting away from all the hormones, antibiotics, and chemicals that the gov't puts in our food. But it is near to IMPOSSIBLE for middle to lower class...
    kavlynn99 kavlynn99 22-25, F 5 Responses Aug 9

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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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    I have seen people run away from mentally ill.they are rude and also make fun of them.Instead of supporting them they do exact opposite.People who suffer from depression,bipolar...
    dwinewen dwinewen 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    So hey guys! I would like to let you know about something. Have you heard about the Logos Hope? Well it is a ship as you can see. But not just like any other ship, this ship...
    thyx thyx 16-17, F 2 Responses Aug 21

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    I write short stories all the time and not just on my own but with friends and my bf. but I tend to write them in the format of a movie script. It's just what I am used too as I...
    Dreamprojector Dreamprojector 18-21, F Aug 7

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    Even to the men who aren't pervs. It really gets on my nerves when people talk about sexual things or post inappropriate pictures. All EP is for is to make friends, share stories...
    innocentflower innocentflower 13-15, F Aug 7

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    I founded this group because of the following: I like to post jokes and riddles. And I also love to tell stories from my life. But unfortunately my stories are going almost "lost...
    Michael91142 Michael91142 70+, M 6 Responses Aug 9

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    I am from Hawaii. Many know of what I am about to discuss but many do not know. Many think Hawaii is just warm sun, heat all that stuff. It isn't. Hawaii has its heat and...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response Aug 3

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    If your walls could talk what would they say? The walls of my childhood bedrooms would tell a story of a seemingly normal boy, regular life, loving family, but he partook in an odd...
    drpepper666 drpepper666 26-30, M Aug 4

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    Hey I just wanted to check if I have this or if im doing the google diagnosis thing, I tend to worry a lot in the past I’ve self-diagnosed myself with gingivitis and Asperger...
    baddancer baddancer 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 19

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    I always believe, wealth is relative. Anyone who is filthy rich is poor if he does not know how to share. And anyone who is poor is rich when he can still give. There are still...
    samemay54 samemay54 51-55, F 4 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    1. I tend to not disclose intimate information about myself on this account, as I'm scared someone will find it, and learn many things I haven't told anyone in real life. 2. I am...
    LittleClouds LittleClouds 18-21, F Aug 17

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    Receiving naughty stories are always my favorite. I love getting them unexpected. So send me you're best shot!
    badgirlbee badgirlbee 18-21, F 3 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    Our 20 year old son has an autism spectrum disorder and was recently diagnosed as bipolar 1. I knew right away, at his birth that he was different. Instinctively, I started full...
    debbiedee623 debbiedee623 51-55, F 1 hr ago

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