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I Share Stories From the Mental Health World

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    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 46-50, M Dec 11, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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 2 Responses Sep 5, 2007

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    Related Experiences

    I have been to different sites, chat rooms, and even groups on facebook that are meant to help those with mental health issues such as Depression, anxiety, PTSD etc... Many of...
    Sickoffakes Sickoffakes 36-40, M May 7

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    I hate paying to be asked rhetorical questions that sort out nothing.
    sroonaka616 sroonaka616 18-21 May 4

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    I wrote about my experience somewhere... but in any case, here's to us, the Caregivers!
    lilmschirpy lilmschirpy 41-45, F 1 Response May 4

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    https://www.facebook.com/biporookie
    MentallyVibrating MentallyVibrating 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I had an awesome date the other day. We met online and this was our first time meeting in person. I'm new at this whole dating thing and prefer to go out with one person at a time...
    Autumn90210 Autumn90210 31-35, F May 17

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    To be fair, even people living with mental illness don't understand mental illness. and that's what makes it so hard to pin down and both treat, and understand. there's so much...
    room10101 room10101 26-30, M 3 Responses May 8

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    I am Gay I am loved I am greatful I am strong I am a survivor I am battling mental health I am flawed I am a sinner I am out spoken I am me I am I am I am........ HUMAN...
    greenneaz89 greenneaz89 22-25, T 1 Response May 12

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    Truth is I'm. Not well I'm BPD and Bipolar and I'm already under the mental health team I do get help but these people ain't with me 247 I feel like I wanna section / hospitalise...
    blasianalien blasianalien 22-25, F May 10

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    I am only 17 and i always wanted a ford ranger because my grandpa always had one and let me drive it on his farm sometimes and i thought they were the coolest things around...
    Blackeye242 Blackeye242 16-17, M May 10

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    Just like you, I have grown up with divorced parents since I was three years old. I have been lucky to come out the other side 20 years later currently completing my Psychology...
    PsychNowResearch PsychNowResearch 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    To meet new people from around the world is such an amazing experience for me. Share with them face 2 face and talk to them through the web makes me feel i' m connected to the...
    bakus bakus 26-30, M May 4

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    cried with my best friends, and flipped my ex off behind his back while he made out with his new girlfriend :P I reunited with my old friends, and I told everyone to come to my...
    Rose11231 Rose11231 18-21, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Today I had the realization that I'm (obviously) not the only person who suffers from mental illness(es.) I googled the term "stigma," so as to check that I was going to properly...
    grindhound grindhound 22-25, T a week ago

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    From Girl Meets World, can Sabrina Carpenter actually draw like her character Maya?
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F May 8

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    0.77. I remember that Google was mentioned on "60 minutes" 0.78. I am not afraid of dogs 1. "As good as it gets" - it was an interesting movie 2. Sometimes my keyboard-playing are...
    Clothed Clothed 41-45, M Apr 29

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    How to Quiet the Mind - By Gina Lake The mind is a wonderful tool for thinking, but it has a dark side. There is an aspect of the mind that is not useful but pretends to be...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F May 2

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    We were in India. Family of 6. My parents and 4 sisters. my Dad was a businessman. My mom was homemaker. My 2 older sisters were very mean. My dad was a gambler. When i was 6 he...
    cinshw cinshw 46-50, F 4 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Too Cray Cray to Function Sometimes, I wonder what my life would be like if I didn’t have a mental disease. Life is a series of events and decisions, a chain reaction. My chain...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F May 7

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    Stigma I really don't get stigma. It makes no sense to me. When I learnt about racism at school in first grade, I was like "That makes no sense. It'd be like if you treated people...
    kiarrafire kiarrafire 18-21, F 1 Response May 7

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    I use to have this feeling from a very early age, that is about 10 years old - even before I entered secondary school. (In the UK from 11 years up) As a lad I use to think how...
    davex4 davex4 51-55, M 17 hrs ago

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    I would love to share my poem "Who's Perfect?", but I am not sure how to do it. The poem is how I would like to see everyone in the world get along with one another.
    Solitaireman Solitaireman 51-55, M 1 Response 8 hrs ago

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    I live in my own little world. It's where I am most happy, I don't care to leave it if I don't have to and I do not welcome unwarranted intrusions into it. I respect other...
    TheBookAddict TheBookAddict 36-40, M 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    1. My name is Alissa 2. I am 18 years old 3. I am working to become a makeup artist 4. I love smoking but I hate cigarettes(I only smoke vapor, cannabis , and occasionally...
    FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul FlowerChildWithARockNRollSoul 18-21, F 11 Responses May 3

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    Physically AND emotionally healthy. Maybe I read to much here and take it to heart or maybe I'm just too old to care about the snarky reactions. Whatever it is I need to get my...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 11 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    EYES OF THE WOLF He raised his muzzle and tasted the wind. The faint scent of prey came to him causing his stomach to clench. A faint whine escaped before he could stop it...
    ArnoldJRimmer ArnoldJRimmer 46-50, M May 11

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    Its difficult for me to live. I read these books and stories about fantasy worlds...and the creatures that live in them. Young girls being taken away from her horribly boring lives...
    ToLiveYouMustDie ToLiveYouMustDie 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    1: When people assume I am uneducated or unintelligent, and feel the need to school me on things I already know about. I often know more about the subject than the person trying to...
    dontyouunderstand dontyouunderstand 18-21 May 14

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    I would love to read your naughty stories, send them to me
    bellanewman bellanewman 26-30, F 6 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    Aight, I'm done procrastinating this. Now, don't ask me any questions, 'cause, I apologize, but, I don't have the first story, and the ages confuse me, so I have no clue. On the...
    insane2001 insane2001 18-21, F 2 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    Oh boy here i go haha. 1. My favorite color is blue-green 2. I have a dog 3. I'm a very artsy person 4. Music is very important to me 5. I am 18 6. I like science 7. I love space 8...
    PiecesOfPeace PiecesOfPeace 18-21, F 2 Responses May 17

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    I just want everyone's opinion on this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYPAxEcZeuw Freelee the Banana Girl and her partner, Durian Rider, have been around for a while already...
    JustSharingMaybe JustSharingMaybe 18-21, F 1 Response May 11

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    1. My favourite colour is pink. 2. I'm a huge Zelda fan. 3. I find it hard to fit in. 4. I laugh at what other people think is nothing but I'm actually thinking about something. 5...
    HannahSavannah HannahSavannah 18-21, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    Carnifex - Dark Days... My grave has never looked as sweet as tonight, Blood, death, depression This is goodbye. No one needs to know, I’m letting this world go It hurts to...
    Nick54 Nick54 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    Carnifex - Salvation is dead. This is what I see when I close my eyes. This is what the end of the world feels like. Slow motion murder killing everything inside. This is...
    Nick54 Nick54 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    I'm starting on mending my mind and healing after a breakdown just over a year ago. I've found this journey so far to be a roller coaster with the smiles and feelings of "yes this...
    johnjw johnjw 41-45, M May 18

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    Unemployment Insurance EligibilityWe sometimes find ourselves unemployed for some reason. It may either be we want to explore another field of our expertise or for untoward...
    dunecrawford dunecrawford 36-40, M 3 days ago