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I Share Stories From the Mental Health World

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 37 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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    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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    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 2 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 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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    i'm going to prove them wrong. God help me. i need to get a degree, start a mental illness group, help people in homeless shelters. reach out. be a bae.
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    Everyone always teases me, because I've used duct tape for everything, for years! I found more ways duct tape can save your life, online. Thought these might come in handy for you...
    GraceIsMine GraceIsMine 66-70, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Staying in the world means that I can try to overcome my demons and live in love and by faith and know and be known and hear the angels sing on high. But it's the false prophet who...
    Jesusfoundme Jesusfoundme 31-35, F 1 Response 6 hrs ago

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    yea..I want ...I need it. if anything that can pull me up from this crappy life is a girl. who loves me understands me. its all what I need.
    divich001 divich001 18-21, M 3 Responses 10 hrs ago

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    Polished Rock Thinking about the day I stand at the altar My veil of white being lifted Lifted by the patient hands that waited for me Violins playing “Ave Maria” as...
    XxLionHeartxX XxLionHeartxX 18-21 15 hrs ago

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    Remember to find strength in pain Bodies with no souls is a mind with no thoughts A shell of what you once were, caused by the walls of depression An island of tears, surrounded...
    KStyles96 KStyles96 18-21, M 1 Response 16 hrs ago

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    Misaphonia is a real and true mental disorder that I have and so many blow it off or are unaware
    Lifessoundtrack85 Lifessoundtrack85 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    It's amazing how ignorant and backwards some people are towards. Even those who think they're clued up have bouts of ignorance regarding it.
    usernameinneed usernameinneed 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    Then my kids were small I used to read them stories from books. I believed that it will give then nice thoughts so that they didn't get any nightmares. It worked with me very well...
    Nickgermany Nickgermany 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    http://foodmatters.tv/content/the-link-between-nutrition-mental-health-tedx-talks
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I think we've just discovered my partner may have depression, but it seems to have reached an incredibly advanced stage very suddenly. she's shutting me out, barely seeing me when...
    crystalballer27 crystalballer27 22-25, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    My case manager was good. The only good thing about my clinic. Now she says they reassigned me. She dont know why. The doctors are a cruel joke. And now me gots no...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Called my new case manager. She told me i had a new case manager. A guy. So. Both doctors are crap. And now she leaves.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Became a client in 93. Worked in the field from 02 to 05. Mission statements are lies. Went looking for better in 08. In the hopes that only phoenix bit. Did tucson...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    Case managers got clients. Too many. So that employers profit. Teachers got too many students. So which job is worse. And why should employers profit If they arent the...
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    Want to tell doctors They are worse than my dad. But they are not. They seem that way. All ego dominate client. But dad was worse. Because he was dad.
    Converted Converted 46-50, M 5 days ago

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    it was eight years ago when i saw myself holding a degree and lots of hopes and aspirations attached to that moment. but yes i definitely was not mature enough to understand the...
    snuffal snuffal 26-30, F 3 Responses a week 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 Jul 26

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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 Jul 26

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    All these years, I've never quite known what my escapism was until recently. Is it normal? Is it a disorder? Am I mentally ill? Is it common? What is normal? Well to me, in...
    Tamikles Tamikles 26-30, F Jul 22

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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 Jul 22

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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 Jul 22

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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 Jul 21

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    I'm not sure how long I will be gone but I know I will be back. Hubs had a heart to heart with me today and said he was concerned about the amount of time I spend on EP. He knows...
    pinkstarburst pinkstarburst 41-45, F 15 Responses Jul 21

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 21

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 21

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 21

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 21

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    These are my top three...Enjoy! 1.) 6 Flags Well…I was at 6 Flags in St. Louis, Missouri, in the hurricane area that has really big waves, it’s fun to swim out there and get...
    ForeverOnMyGuard ForeverOnMyGuard 16-17, F Jul 20

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    U & Me forever this way www.nidhisuraj.com There are so many Love Stories in this world. Few stories become so famous but few are unsaid and been buried with time. Few...
    evan003 evan003 18-21, F Jul 20

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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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    I stumbled upon this site way back in 2010 when I was googling 'Emotionally Abusive Relationships'...I can clearly remember clicking on the link to a group on EP, after joining and...
    AlreadyOwned7379 AlreadyOwned7379 36-40, F 1 Response Jul 18

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    Hello, I am 25 years old now with 2 young children of my own, and a year and a half ago my uncle murdered my father in front of my little brother. I am not sure how to give all the...
    AluraDawn AluraDawn 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 18

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    1. Real Name: …………..(I watched Identity Thief, did you? ) 2. Nickname: Too many to state. And, I wouldn’t tell them to anyone. 3. Favorite Color: Well, if you mean...
    OrphanBlackFan OrphanBlackFan 26-30, F Jul 17

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    So for the past few weeks l have been watching the tv show Mr. Robot which l may say is really good. This show is so good that it actually make one think about what really goes on...
    DaCreativeChild DaCreativeChild 22-25, F Jul 17

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