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I Share Stories From the Mental Health World

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 41 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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    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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    why do bad things happen to good people?

    sad story : ( https://youtu.be/2i7GeLglgW0
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 5, 2015

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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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    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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    redwildflower57 redwildflower57 26-30, F 8 mins ago

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    Nothing personal. I just don't like taking pictures of myself to the point my own boyfriend has to ask me for them. So there's no way in hell some rando from the internet I met...
    lunarrose123 lunarrose123 16-17, F 1 Response 57 mins ago

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    i think im a maladaptive daydreamer. when i first discovered the term, i was so surprised and happy because i thought i was the only one that daydreams excessively. all the...
    ollyvia ollyvia 13-15, F 1 hr ago

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    sooo so bad. one day it'll happen. I honestly won't and can't care too much about how my family might feel because they make it clear they don't even pay much attention to me until...
    MellowButterfly666 MellowButterfly666 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 hr ago

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    My girlfriend has Schizophrenia and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, it has been a big struggle for her. She's one of the reasons I'm so hooked on the subject of mental illnesses. I...
    AnonWesker AnonWesker 16-17 4 hrs ago

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    The car shuddered to a halt. The leather heated seats provided a cozy contrast against the light rain coming in through the open windows. The smoke from our cigarettes danced out...
    MandyWhat MandyWhat 26-30 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I was recently broken up with, it was difficult and hurt but not the end of the world as we both knew it was the best for us both. I really took a step back and examined myself and...
    Jade0321 Jade0321 26-30, F 9 hrs ago

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    To The Girl Who Stole My HeartYou're the first person I think about.In the morning after I eat and go out.When I jump in the shower to wash my body and head.And the last, after...
    theophilusmartins theophilusmartins 18-21, M 12 hrs ago

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    Galatians 1:4 (4) who gave Himself for our sins, that He might deliver us from this present evil age, according to the will of our God and Father
    CHIGENTLE2012 CHIGENTLE2012 26-30, M 14 hrs ago

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    I've decided that after a while it's time to share. This is probably the safest place as I can find. My son and I have sex, I hope I don't receive too much abuse for coming out...
    UKwoman76 UKwoman76 36-40, F 15 hrs ago

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    For at my lowest of low, I found my humanity. From the pits of my hell, I saw the world from a fresh perspective. Though I may wonder what might've been, I'll be forever grateful...
    RogueLogic2 RogueLogic2 26-30, F 4 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    5 Things To Remember When You Feel Broken “Sometimes you don’t realize your own strength until you come face to face with your greatest weakness.” – Susan Gale No doubt...
    lovingRIZA lovingRIZA 56-60, F 1 day ago

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    I thought it might be a little narcissistic to do one of these but I love reading them so I figured, why not. Here goes. 1. My name is Spencer 2. I'm a senior in high school 3...
    JerseyBoy16 JerseyBoy16 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Theyre supposed to be doctors But in the western usa me got none All me got was egos Virtually clueless egos Who get hurt by opposing views And retaliate verbally...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    most definitely. i care about what you have to share and it broadens my world. i hope you are well today.
    cosmosdrift cosmosdrift 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Pill makers Doctors Frauds Reagan did ombudsmen bill Releasing many from lock up And over time Pill makers won doctors And sold meds By filling hospitals back...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    So Its black history month again and Ill surely be posting stories.So many stories I almost wish I didnt read. Four facts you may not already know. In 1947, Dr. Marie Daly became...
    ChelseaMonroe ChelseaMonroe 22-25, F a week ago

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    I am doing a run in June 2016 for the mental health charity mind. who would be interested in donating to my just giving page?
    pbarn pbarn 31-35, M Jan 31

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    Went to a Crisis unit, thankfully I am well-spoken in person, I clearly gave every answer "correctly" and coherently...expressed exactly what I wanted, what was wrong with me, and...
    DarkKnightRanger DarkKnightRanger 26-30, M 4 Responses Jan 30

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    My brother & father have a mental illness. Its still not sure what the diagnosis is, likely schizophrenia. I feel that I have inherited something too (depression). The truth is...
    yasmine98 yasmine98 16-17, F 6 Responses Jan 30

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    My husband and I have had a terribly rocky last three years together. He's cycled, going from adoring me to blaming me; he's begged me to stay and he's insisted I leave. He's...
    FakeIsTheNewReal FakeIsTheNewReal 31-35, F Jan 29

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    100s of many years of political and socio-economic problems combined with racial persecution, poverty and even more lately drug violence have forced full of migration of Hispanics...
    vagarland65 vagarland65 36-40, M Jan 29

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    If you don't know much or anything about something - keep your mouth shut and opinions to yourself. Or better still, go and educate yourself on that particular condition. It...
    lozenbee lozenbee 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 29

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    Mental health awareness is absolutely necessary. It's amazing how many people don't know the difference between the mentally ill and mentally disabled. Mental illness is greatly...
    CNSPRCYTHRY CNSPRCYTHRY 26-30, M Jan 28

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    Examples: They are millions and millions of single mothers in the world why? Because when a girl gets pregnant most men can't mentally handle being a father so he runs away...
    Kornisone Kornisone 26-30, F 9 Responses Jan 28

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    i've been a member here for a while, but haven't got around to participate in posting. i am an aspiring filmmaker and after having internship-level experience shooting for other...
    kmcaulley kmcaulley 26-30, F Jan 28

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    1. I am 18 years old. 2. I really like the colours pink and mint green. 3. My favourite seasons are Autumn and Winter. 4. I pretty much have all the symptoms of Social Anxiety but...
    emjm013 emjm013 18-21, F Jan 27

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    My stories are based on my experiences whether I start out that way or not. Here is a story I wrote with all intents of it being a childrens short story. Instead its my story and...
    prism9 prism9 56-60, F Jan 26

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    John 11:25 - Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life; he who believes in Me will live even if he dies," ... and a lot of people think this means that mentally...
    ForLove ForLove 46-50, M Jan 25

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    nevada 2011 Gall bladder malfunction Felt like heart attacks Called ambulance Paramedics interrogate Er finds bad gall bladder They say remove Me says no...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M Jan 25

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    1984 Ombudsmens act Made under reagan To free them in hospitals That dont belong there Did montana comply Seth doubts it He says they got many Who dont...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M 1 Response Jan 25

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    Avoided taking lives And came back to city life To get debated By professionals Who admit the system is toast Then say not as bad as me says And deprive me of proper...
    JustBipolarMe JustBipolarMe 46-50, M Jan 25

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    Mini-Story 3 (Part 2) As I walk beside the lonely trees, I slowly think up something on the subject of friendship. It steadily turns into a rant of religious proportions. I don't...
    angelafireheart angelafireheart 26-30, F Jan 25

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    America is no longer the greatest country in the world, as we are practically the only country that doesn't have this. And that's really screwed up. Perhaps we'd have less crazy...
    awaywego4 awaywego4 26-30, F 5 Responses Jan 25