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I Think Anti-depressants Saved My Life

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 72 People

    I Know They Have

    Three yrs ago  i was on the  verge of suicide ...I was completely  completely a wreck ...No joke my husband had me at the point of no return ..until i got away from him and went into the psych  unit . and then  dumb@@@  me started taking his calls...
    starstruck2xtrme starstruck2xtrme 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 21, 2007

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    I'm Not Entirely Happy, But I'm Alive

    Untreated depression can be dangerous. I know this from experience. Since the age of 9 I was tormented by my own mind. After an unsuccessful suicide attempt, I was started on anti-depressants. I didn't think things could change, but they did. I'm still here and that's down to...
    Yikez Yikez 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2012

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    Seeing Life Like Never Before.

      After being withdrawn and sometimes suicidal most of my life and “living” with depression for the last nine years I finally saw a doctor about seven weeks ago who put me on anti-depressants.  I’m already finding the constant pain of depression is...
    Dropbear Dropbear 41-45, M 9 Responses Jun 5, 2009

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    I Am a Strong Person.

    I suffered 13 years of bad luck, one thing after another. I coped with it until one day I could cope no more. I didn't understand why I couldn't cope, I had no answer. All I knew was I had just lost my Mother to Cancer, my partner was cheating on me and couldn't care less, I had...
    carapepi carapepi 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 22, 2007

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    Anti Depressants Did Save My Life.

    Anti-depressants don't fix you alone, but they do help you cope better so you can work on your problems. Had I not been I anti-depressants I wouldn't have been able to cope with intense therapy and wouldn't have come as far as I have. The only reason I am not dead is because...
    randomdriftwood randomdriftwood 21-25, F 1 Response Oct 17, 2007

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    I Recommend Them. But Ask Your Doctor First.

    Well, I just started taking them and they're already helping me. I haven't cried in about a week. :) I have felt somewhat sad at times about tiny things. But they don't overwhelm me like before. On Monday, I was really thinking about killing myself. Then on Tuesday I ...
    minnie22mouse minnie22mouse 18-21, F 6 Responses Nov 10, 2008

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    My early life was full of rejection,

    confusion, instability and abuse from my father mostly. My parents believed in a sect of Christianity that was / is fanatical. They believed God controlled everything, even things that were mundane and basic parts of life. If the bread grew mold in the fridge then God must...
    gaychristianmale gaychristianmale 36-40, M Nov 12

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    Related Experiences

    So I just started on anti depressants... I have no idea if they will work or not. My mood hasn't changed and I'm still scared to be away from my phone in case HE calls.
    BlueRose77 BlueRose77 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    I truly believe that heroism can come in many different forms. In this case, two Heroes saved my life. I battled severe depression and body dysmorphic disorder almost all of my...
    Fifimeow Fifimeow 18-21, F Dec 7

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    yes they are free and save your life do it pls
    LindavdB LindavdB 16-17, F Nov 29

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    After 10yrs on a variety of them,I decided enough!....i needed to see how the perceived "real"me was doing......For three whole weeks,i suffered a "whooshing" noise,or a sound like...
    aikea aikea 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 17

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    I quit cold turkey and have been sleeping 18 hours plus a day. Meds don't work on me so I'm going to have to figure it out on my own.
    SubcultureSellout SubcultureSellout 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I need to talk to someone before it's to late
    ItsAnt ItsAnt 31-35, M 5 days ago

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    What's is the meaning of life? Is life really what you make it??? If or when you find a reason or meaning to it, it eventually changes to something unexpected... Is there ever a...
    jazzybluz jazzybluz 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 5

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    i ofter walk into my closet, and look at the rail. theres almost nothing on it, just a few sweat-shirts and a book bag; there's definitely enough space for me. i have hanged on it...
    crazyhyperkid crazyhyperkid 18-21, M 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    The correlation between "thinking" and intelligence to me is nearly nonexistent. Between "thinking" and wisdom, I see more clearly a definite tie, still the thread between them can...
    CaptainRoberts CaptainRoberts 51-55, M 2 Responses 18 hrs ago

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    been thinking about taking my life for a little while. trying to think of anyone it would inconvenience and the fact I have to think for a good few hours, says it all. I have a...
    soonthepainwillgo soonthepainwillgo 22-25, M 2 Responses Dec 2

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    I often think of what my life would be like if I hadn't made so many wrong choices. Constantly I think of the bad choices I've made in life. Just long for peace. Someone to love...
    Sweetflower80 Sweetflower80 41-45, F 14 Responses a week ago

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    It's funny when people die. Those people you never thought would cry are gonna mourn for you. Like they became a part of your lives but you never get close to them. Same goes with...
    JinxRaven JinxRaven 16-17, F Dec 2

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    It's funny when people die. Those people you never thought would cry are gonna mourn for you. Like they became a part of your lives but you never get close to them. Same goes with...
    JinxRaven JinxRaven 16-17, F Dec 2

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    Sorry I didn't post I was caught up in revision so here's what happened yesterday Yesterday I was thinking about how my life us and how it should be. Sometimes life doesn't get on...
    tomboycait tomboycait 16-17, T 1 Response Dec 5

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    From long long time i like old stuff( cars,guns,desert)And i am always atracted to redneck's....i mean their life.WHen i play PC games i always buy the old cars like 30's cars.And...
    doomster123 doomster123 13-15, M Dec 10

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    I started typing "I wonder" and this title popped up. It made me think. What WOULD My life be like if I did? Dare I say... It would be better and Easier?... I make choices...
    HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart HopeGluesMyBrokenHeart 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 29

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    Do not waste your time with people here because they will stop talking to you eventually. Only a very few and rare people will stay in touch with you, if any. Think about the real...
    AnneofGreen AnneofGreen 36-40, F Dec 8

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    Marijuana:personally, I don't think it ruins your life. But it can if you let it. You have to have the right mindset
    girlonfire601 girlonfire601 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I want no more than to leave this earth knowing some where someone new me . I guess I start with the fact that a lot has been posted already and I'm not going to rewrite that...
    chris121458 chris121458 51-55, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    I hear You "men" complain a lot. Ive heard You cry about Mens heath Issues.Yet I never see Any one doing any thing but bash feminist. I think If You realy cared We Wouldsee thinks...
    The1960texan The1960texan 51-55, M 1 Response 9 hrs ago

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    As I write these words from my heart it brings tears to my eyes. Every time I think about my beautiful daughter I can't help, but smile. As most of you know; I adopted my daughter...
    Blackbarbie1987 Blackbarbie1987 26-30, F Dec 19

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    I asked for her address and told her happy Thanksgiving. It was so hard for me to be nice to her but I did.. The last message above that was, "Your husband saved you. If it weren...
    Nannyxd Nannyxd 18-21, F Nov 27

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    Along with the other antioxidants and cellular mend ingredients, this serum features a amazing mixture of rejuvenative potential for the skin.atural and helpful ingredients, for...
    Matthis936h6fu1 Matthis936h6fu1 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    We had been both of those quite amazed by how efficient it was, throughout the first several months the age spots on her facial area and fingers have been very much diminished and...
    Noah5284psu4 Noah5284psu4 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    The authors in the review ended up screening the guarantee of ascorbyl palmitate and so they thoroughly envisioned to notice that it will neutralize, or a minimum of place a damper...
    Alexander6935esh5 Alexander6935esh5 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    Vitamin C Serum might be The one most important specialty product to add to your daily skincare program. As you could picture the most effective options with applying vitamin c...
    Joseph0368lyk7 Joseph0368lyk7 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 4

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    Joyful Hump Day! Right now I planned to share among my most current splendor go-to's: the�Valentia Skin Care's Vitamin C Serum. Immediately after looking through this informative...
    Nathan4702xky2 Nathan4702xky2 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    I don't think my life will ever get better. It's just one big ball of mess right now. If i knew my life would bring me here i would've never done it. NEVER. My life would've been...
    alicia0090 alicia0090 22-25, F 3 hrs ago

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    *(I'm a girl and I study in an all girls school right beside our neighboring all boys school) It strated when when the school volleyball varsity that I was in decided to have a...
    bgale12399 bgale12399 18-21, F Dec 7

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    Would it be disastrous to apply vitamin enriched cosmetics and build skin cancer Consequently? Would it not be considered a calamity to pay $one hundred twenty for any vitamin C...
    Noah5284psu4 Noah5284psu4 31-35, M 1 Response Dec 5

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    I knew, even when I was living a very sinful lifestyle, that if I had gotten pregnant, I'd keep my child. One of my ex's said that if he ever got me pregnant he'd marry me but I...
    HigherCalling HigherCalling 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 17

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    Sometimes I really identify with comedian/actor--the late Robin Williams. I am like him in some ways although much less talented or wealthy, obviously. Like Robin, my public...
    loanlee loanlee 56-60, M 1 Response 7 hrs ago

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    I am a 20 y.o. man living outside of Oslo, Norway. I just quit my studies at a marketing school in Oslo because I wasn't satisfied with the quality of the education and was unhappy...
    felixhaave felixhaave 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 6

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    An experiment, the "perfect zoo". An alternate dimension where reality is entirely inside my own mind. A state of consciousness after dying elsewhere, forever doomed to this...
    InexplicablyWrong InexplicablyWrong 18-21, F 4 hrs ago

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    I would go back to November 2013 when my brother was still here. We just had thanksgiving at my house and played Xbox 360. It was the best day ever. I miss him terribly. I wish I...
    blackjack1808 blackjack1808 31-35, M 6 Responses Nov 30

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    I know education is important, though I was never able to receive mine, due to the fact that I was drugged and discouraged by my fake Mother and her boyfriends... She beat me all...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Ever since 6th grade, I've never had a stable friend at school. It's been 12 years now. Every year it gets worse. I'm still in College because I dropped so many times these stupid...
    DaddysGirl24 DaddysGirl24 22-25, F 11 Responses Dec 2

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    Okay, I'm just going to put it all out there and say it. I was raped when I was 12 years old by my step father. My parent's divorced when I was like seven and It affected me in...
    ChildOfHarmony ChildOfHarmony 13-15, F 4 Responses 19 hrs ago

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    Music has saved me hospital visits from attempting tbh. My favorite would have to be disasterology by pierce the veil. "Can we create something beautiful and destroy it?" It mean...
    Kailenalovesyou Kailenalovesyou 13-15, F 1 Response 17 hrs ago

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