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I Share Stories From the Mental Health World

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 36 People

    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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    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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    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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    Ashlygentle

    please read i have never been understood .warm regards ashly gentle
    ashlygentle ashlygentle 41-45, 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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    I've had quite a lot of MH health challenges over several decades and my current work situation is making it difficult for me to manage my emotions. Today has really pissed me off...
    LonePony LonePony 36-40, F Mar 5

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    so it's Friday thank god I have a 4/10 work week. I thank you guys for all the ideas with the binaural beats and the boiling cabbage but it didn't work that we'll I did finally go...
    arthuralferez arthuralferez 31-35, M Mar 21

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    Hi My name is evangelia amirhom and currently I'm under the care of EIP not because I got a psychotic illness but because I got an indifinite restraining order that it has no thing...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    Last night I phoned my dear friend Michael who lives in Brighton and he told me that after he spoke to me last time he racieved a phone call from my other dear friend to tell him...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 20 hrs ago

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    do I have a mental illness or am I normal teenager?? I constantly get bad moods that I can't control and I have to force myself out of them (I always fail). it has impacts on my...
    plutomrtoh plutomrtoh 13-15, F 1 Response 13 hrs ago

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    I'm so pissed off that in the last three years I did not receive any medical care in the uk for being bed bound and suffering from a mysterious illness that it was not diagnosed by...
    restlessuk restlessuk 31-35, F 22 hrs ago

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    i have two mentally ill children. inspite of it all im so.blessed there mine.
    DeAnnsharon DeAnnsharon 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    And got sick from it. Devoted myself fully. And got cut off repeatedly. Got proof its a profitable joke. Lived it. Got heart attacks from it. But the workers...
    convertihd convertihd 46-50, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    yesterday my band teacher, fagner, was trying to get us to pit more emotion into our music. ive gotten to where i don't show anything anymore. he then went on to say that bad...
    kingbrizo kingbrizo 18-21 Mar 5

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    first day on my job it's break time I'm in my car while everyone is gathered around chatting with eachother I'm not good at socializing or small talk is everyone like this is it...
    arthuralferez arthuralferez 31-35, M Mar 6

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    For all people who are wondering or questioning about racism and discriminations in the uk .. The answer is a BIG YES especially if you are a dark skinned person and this apply to...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I just got transferred from one community mental health center to another, and today the new psychiatrist asked me what I was diagnosed with during my last hospital stay. I said...
    sarahk85 sarahk85 26-30, F 2 hrs ago

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    These days I have been felling so annoyed with a nurse from the early intervention in psychosis for the distress and uncomfort she made me feel . These days I thought about the way...
    Soullesss Soullesss 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I want to raise awareness about the discrimination and racism towards dark skinned immigrants in the uk .. I'm a dark skinned woman who is a daughter of immigrants and I had lived...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    I want to raise awareness about the discrimination and racism towards dark skinned immigrants in the uk .. I'm a dark skinned woman who is a daughter of immigrants and I had lived...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Hi I want to update you on my recent news at the support housing for adults with mental health issues ..as I walked into the staff office yesterday morning to tell the support...
    Powerlesss Powerlesss 31-35, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I want to write a book about my experiences with domestic violence, mental illnesses and suicide. I want to help others through my pain. I want to work in the mental health field...
    suzannenderekh suzannenderekh 26-30, F 5 Responses Mar 10

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    I’ve come to terms with my inability to form relationships, this stems from multiple factors in my life including abuse, unavailable/narcissistic parents, and giftedness. I now...
    Deadinsideguy Deadinsideguy 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 17

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    I should be sad. If I was happy that would make me some kind of psychopath. I have learned to be calm. I can still smile and genuinely laugh. Sometimes, I believe I'm going to...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    1)i have a ferturinal twin brother 2)im bicrious 3)i love vanilla pudding 4)i love any alternative rock,metal,dubstep,korean pop, music 5)i have many mental health problems 6) i...
    vernaee vernaee 18-21, F 22 hrs ago

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    My mental health is f'ed up and my physical health is poor in terms of me being in shape. I'll always be on medications, I won't start working out (my endurance is too poor to...
    Retro5NAF Retro5NAF 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 20

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    My eating is great. My mental health is great. Just need to add exercise lol. Ugh I'm so lazy when it comes to that :/
    NikkiTattooedHeart NikkiTattooedHeart 26-30, F 9 Responses Mar 19

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    "Spend time with Me in silence"... that is what the Lord asks from us. The world is so busy and so noisy. Let's turn off everything, go somewhere quiet and peaceful, just sit and...
    ForLove ForLove 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 21

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    Why would our childern Ever be the things that we are not? The world around us can not be changed With a simple thought It's your duty to be a soldier Or to DIE if you haven't...
    Societykilledateenager Societykilledateenager 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 9

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    I think i found something important about the negative side of maladaptive daydreaming...those of us who have it to escape from the real world because of how we are treated or how...
    Rosethewolf Rosethewolf 18-21, F a week ago

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    I need some vacations from the real world. Wonderland would work.
    UneReveuse UneReveuse 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    1- I was born in England 2- I now live in Australia 3- Tokyo is my favourite city in the world 4- nothing makes me madder than homophobia 5- I work in the dental industry 6- I had...
    amandajanee amandajanee 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    No offence to the kids, but the only stories and experiences they seem to produce is about their friends gossiping behind each others backs or boyfriends leaving them for another...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    If I lived in a fantasy world I would be a demon Lord and would cause destruction everywhere and have an army of zombies. I would shift between my many forms. A knight in red blood...
    cloudycarnage cloudycarnage 16-17, M 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    12 Truths About Defensive Behavior - BY LINDA CARROLL Here are 12 truths about defensiveness — what it is and why it happens — that can help us better understand this self...
    imurfriend imurfriend 26-30, F Mar 5

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    1. I'm not fake... My pics, my stories, my thoughts, are all coming to you straight from Realsville... I don't hide behind anonymity... I'm pretty open I'm friends with several of...
    AwesomeAlert AwesomeAlert 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    We will travel to Hong Kong this April 2 to 6. A short vacation with my kids. My oldest can't come because of work. My married daughter who lives in Germany can't join too. But we...
    lemongrass09 lemongrass09 46-50, F 1 Response 14 mins ago

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    1. I speak three languages, Lithuanian, Russian and English 2. I would move back to Lithuania in a heartbeat from the US 3. I am a traditionalist that believes the man should...
    Alexz72 Alexz72 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I've been hospitalize 3 times. One in December 2013, one in March 2014 and another in November 2014. Been in two different hospitals. Been twice in one of them. The first time...
    AndreaCulea AndreaCulea 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    I’m not gonna let Satan win for years he kept me silenced over this well look out now it’s my turn.By keeping silenced and not sharing this he would win me over but not any...
    rsccandel rsccandel 61-65, M 1 Response Mar 4

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    I went to see my doctor. He checked my heart rate and said its fine and also checked my pulse and said it is rather fast. To be fair my heart rate was at a calmer state when he...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Mar 17

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