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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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    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 Sep 5, 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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    I'm falling apart mentally and I don't know how to cope anymore
    poshbarbie poshbarbie 26-30, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    I think I may be bi polar! One minute I'm full of hope and positivity the next I'm down in the dumps and glum. They'e not massive mood swings but very noticeable and upsetting as I...
    NurseDaisy NurseDaisy 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 28

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    For those of you who have a Facebook or Twitter; please consider spreading the word to help end the stigma. It won't end unless we raise our voices!
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F Oct 5

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    For those of you who have a Facebook or Twitter; please consider spreading the word to help end the stigma. It won't end unless we raise our voices!
    ThistleAndWeeds ThistleAndWeeds 31-35, F Oct 5

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    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Sep 27

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    I am a RBK amputee for 25 years now. Been driving now for 12 years. Vans for 9 years then went to decks. Even tho deck work is more physical I enjoy it much more. But starting...
    stumpy325 stumpy325 46-50, M Oct 5

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    The Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Directorate was formed on 1 July 2013 as part of the transition of clinical services to THOs. The Directorate sits within the Department, and...
    pyeito pyeito 31-35, M Sep 25

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    I have the illnesses of bipolar and panic/anxiety disorder. I also have damage in my right brain from an injury as a baby. I was not diagnosed until I was 47. This is because...
    Bibiana554 Bibiana554 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    http://www.examiner.com/article/do-horror-movies-have-a-negative-effect-on-mental-health This is an article about how horror movies can a negative on people.
    mother1983 mother1983 26-30, F Oct 5

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    I have seen so many Members add an experience to their profile, but so many never tell the story behind the experience or of their feelings regarding the experience. This is...
    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M Sep 21

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    When your ill in my country sometimes you need treatment . This can be imposed on you legally . Being sectioned under the mental health act and put into hospital is a experience...
    interlink2 interlink2 46-50, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Today was Cass's turn. In some ways Cass's problems are obvious - he has all three types of tics that qualify for Tourette's, for example. But in many ways he has hidden problems...
    perseverer perseverer 51-55, F 1 Response Sep 22

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    Weed is so helpful to me for my problems, especially anxiety and depression. When i get really anxious i smoke a bit of pot and i calm down, mostly during anxiety attacks. Recently...
    kezzie10 kezzie10 13-15, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    When i see those "things" i start to panic and get extremely scared. If I'm alone then i would cry and scream and without thinking i scratch my arm until it bleeds to distract...
    sky1391 sky1391 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 11

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    They tell stories from antiquity. The stories of the Gods are fascinating. How the Gods fought the giants, and made a world for men.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F Sep 25

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    i love reading dirty stories so if you want to be friends and share stories then please add me.
    GirlyAndrea1987 GirlyAndrea1987 26-30, M 2 Responses Oct 3

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    US, September 29, 2014: It remains a mystery as to why, and how, thousands of Muslims––some of them women too––from the West, have covered such a long distance to join ISIS...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    "the pencil thin moustache men" her rigorous objections are herded slowly down the sheep trail by studious pencil thin men with stylish mustache's who have deep pocket pickers for...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Sep 22

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    Music, poetry, and writing are things that let me escape from the real world.
    jadacharlene jadacharlene 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    So bad sometimes I can't remember what I did hours or minutes before. I don't know what's wrong with me. I think having little intelligence and suffering from mental illnesses...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 70+, F 3 Responses Oct 11

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    I don't care where I go, or what I do. As long as I have the chance to connect with and learn about people from around the world. Being able to experience the way they find...
    modinski modinski 18-21, F Sep 21

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    I don't care where I go, or what I do. As long as I have the chance to connect with and learn about people from around the world. Being able to experience the way they find...
    modinski modinski 18-21, F Sep 21

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    Presenting a unforgettable placing Jetwing Blue provides two elegantly furnished dining establishments presenting a novel dining expertise for its friends. The dining...
    Jenipe Jenipe 31-35, M Sep 25

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    When I was very young, I was a normal, energetic, and happy kid. I consider myself lucky that I can remember that because that happy child was almost completely destroyed by the...
    dynosophical dynosophical 26-30, M 18 mins ago

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    Just feel worthless. Who's homeschooled because of health issues? I can't even go to prom... ;( maybe if I have kids when I grow up I'll have tons of stories to tell them to get...
    december789 december789 16-17, F 1 Response 2 hrs ago

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    1) My name is Lorraine and I'm 26. 2) I live in England and was born in the best capital city (to me) in the world. 3) I read the Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer. 4) I love...
    teabookbliss teabookbliss 26-30, F 3 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    The feel and appear is smooth and elegantly tropical, employing attractive organic components and modern styling.Company who want to explore the resort services can visit the spa...
    Willy52yt Willy52yt 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 27

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    Health News Micron & Associates Blog — How To Keep Your Brain Fit: 5 Health Tips To Help Avoid Alzheimer's Disease Part 2While everyone wants to get fit and look good, we...
    territinsley territinsley 22-25, F Oct 2

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    .... There are no heroes in the military, nor between the people that support wars against other human beings.. Wars is nothing more than a method used to acomplish self interests...
    Josue26 Josue26 26-30, M 5 hrs ago

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    I used to suffer from it badly when I took a lot of drugs a couple of years ago. I only get it very occasionally now as I no longer use, but it's starting to increase again. I've...
    shellofaboy shellofaboy 18-21, M 4 hrs ago

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    I lost my voice from crying too much yesterday & last night. :( I can't stop myself from texting him. Damn. I thought I was stronger than this.
    ashley719 ashley719 18-21, F 3 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    When ISIS changed its name in June from “the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant” (ISIL, or the Arabic acronym ISIS) to simply “the Islamic State”, this was a shift of...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M Sep 24

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    Antonina Daniellova pressed her face against the soft red velvet and sighed. Was there anything more sumptuous than this feeling? It reminded her of the tiny rabbit she had buried...
    Vetrov Vetrov 51-55, M 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    First: this has nothing to do with sex, move on if that's why you clicked. I am curious what people think of this fantasy. I wonder if it's weird. Keep in mind "fantasy", when...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M 3 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    I'm pretty excited about my weight loss journey. It's not a start over but a continuation. I don't want to ever call this a do over because the key to success is never giving up...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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         Our society has created this perfect image that we all idolize like its something we all have to be. And look what has become of it. Eating disorders, Anorexia...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 22

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    When it comes to my mental illnesses which are schizophrenia anxiety disorder depression and intrusive disturbed images thoughts and feelings sometimes even random words pop in my...
    Janisoneluv Janisoneluv 26-30, F Oct 5

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    and pretend nothing exist. I feel like the more I discover the potential that I have the more problems and suffering come my way. This walk hurts and I feel like I can't keep up...
    XtraORD1nary XtraORD1nary 22-25, M 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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    Multiplicity/Plurality is basically the experience of having more than one identity/people inside of one body. Multiplicity may conjure up images of Dissocative Identity Disorder...
    Noxicology Noxicology 18-21, T 1 Response Oct 12

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    I am so lonely I don't have anyone I can connect with in my life. I can't blame anyone but myself for being in such a lonely state because I have poor social skills I cant hold a...
    KnowMeOO KnowMeOO 18-21, M 14 hrs ago

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    "Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When "I" is replaced by "We", illness becomes wellness."
    JesseVicious JesseVicious 22-25, T 9 hrs ago

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