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I Took An Overdose

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    Close To Doing It Again

    i have had more than enough i really want to die i am thinking about my family and what it will do to them i really don't want to hurt them but i don't know how much more of this i can take............
    daone1 daone1 26-30, F 2 Responses Aug 23, 2011

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    I Am An Idiot.

    I overdosed and I am not sure why. I did not take a huge amount, but I still should not have done it. I just mechanically walked to the medicine cabinet and took a big handful. I am so frustrated with myself. It is like I always have to do something stupid to get a fix.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 16, 2012

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    I Tried and It Didnt Work

    When all the stuff that I'm dealing with right now went down, I took what I thought was a large amount of pills. Turns out I was taking so many anyway as a result of my stupidity that it did nothing but put me to sleep for about 4 hours and upset my stomach for a whole day. Dark...
    bvb1123 bvb1123 41-45, M 3 Responses Apr 19, 2009

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    I've been binge drinking ever

    since I came back home. Everyone hates me here. I just want to die. I thought a handful of pills was enough, i guess not.
    oaklandman oaklandman 16-17, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    I took a hand full of random pills with tylonal

    pm last month or so needless to say I was found unconcious on the floor and woke up in the hospital then when I was released from it I got home and was beaten and choked out by parents
    Sarahsworldofpain Sarahsworldofpain 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 12

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    She Keeps Coming Back... And I Don Else To Do.

    I was 19, and I took an overdose. I was in a depression, hit rock bottom, I didn´t know what to do, my girlfriend had died, left me with a girl I didn´t want, my mother didn´t make my life easier... I felt so stupid at the time, I had been through hell, to live with my...
    SeakayBloo SeakayBloo 22-25, M Nov 10, 2013

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    No More Patience

    Recently started to see a psychiatrist, upgrade from a physiologist. First prescription, bone of my issues went away, my depleted energy levels decreased somehow and I constantly felt sedated, like my brain was squeezed int a tight cage. He told me it was normal, that I need to...
    Hethyx Hethyx 22-25, M Sep 23, 2013

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    I Just Wanted Some Happiness

    I didn't overdose to kill myself. I was so low and had a lot of antidepressants left from when I stopped taking them. I tried to convince myself that taking them all would make me extremely happy but I knew logically that it wouldn't. I managed to fight the urge for a few...
    vivalagloria vivalagloria 22-25, F Sep 4, 2008

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    Overdosing....repeat Offender

    Most of my emotional mental issues started after April 2002 when I was raped, and double sodomized by 2 men who were extended members of family. I decided to press charges so that meant going through court, lie detector tests and taking the stand. Through the process it became to...
    misunderstoodnva misunderstoodnva 31-35 3 Responses Aug 8, 2009

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    Heroin

    i overdosed 2 times in my life.. the first one i was 13 years old.. my mom used to shoot me up with heroin when i was just 11 years old. she used me as a *****.. sold me to older guys for her own heroin. i just couldnt take it anymore. i wanted more and more so i wouldnt feel...
    Woesh Woesh 18-21, F 5 Responses Nov 13, 2012

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    I Took An Overdose.

    It was one of those days that Id never forget. Things with my parents have always been rocky but this particular day my mom snapd and my dad was drunk. It was the day that he hit her and then tried to kill himself. My sister wasnt home and i just felt like it couldnt...
    applescruffs applescruffs 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 1, 2009

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    11 Zoloft

    In October last year I developed Schizophrenia and the voices were driving me nuts. I wasn't on meds for them then like I am now. I have depression and anxiety too so that plus the voices and you can see why my head felt messed up. I was also having suicidal thoughts and looked...
    Foxie913 Foxie913 41-45, F Oct 12, 2012

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    3 Times This Year.

    First time, was suicidal. I didn't want anything to do with my life, didnt want to deal with the stress , the people, the issues. My past of being molested, cutting, drug use, and being taken advantage of , just caught up with me and haunteed me every waking moment of my life. I...
    xxworthlessartist xxworthlessartist 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 25, 2011

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    I am currently 17 and have battling depression

    and anxiety for over 3 years. I've taken multiple overdoses, ranging from different pills and different amounts. I've never taken enough to kill myself and I'm not even sure if my intention is to die. I like the feeling of overdosing and I plan to do it again soon. I've been...
    Taradactyl123 Taradactyl123 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 6

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    About a year ago I took 90 x antidepressants

    and 90 x sleeping pills. I wanted to die. I left a not asking not to be resuscitated. I locked myself inside and went to bed. I should've died but 12 hours later someone at work got worried. The police had to break in. I woke up 3 days later in ICU. I had been intubated, etc and...
    msoptimist msoptimist 36-40, F 3 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    This Is Serious

    Ive overdosed several times in the past went to several mental hospitals because of it didnt do me any good. But the attempts were never very serious till i was on lithium. I took about ten pills. I got so scared cause i vomited once on the bed and then i decided since my family...
    Passionfruit3 Passionfruit3 18-21, F Jun 5, 2011

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    When I Did It

    i ran away miles and miles away. i got into a horrible horrible crowd, did all sorts of things i am not proud of at all!i decided during my sociology lesson that i was going to take the rest of the day off and go and get some paracetamol. so i did.i remember it all so clearly.i...
    as543 as543 18-21, F 2 Responses Sep 12, 2011

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    Addiction

    I've overdosed more than five times this year, the most recent one was actually only a few days ago. I honestly don't know why I do it. Part of me is the purpose of suicide, but I know I'll need more pills then the amount I have. The other part....I think just likes the...
    BlurredBeyondTheStarsx BlurredBeyondTheStarsx 13-15 1 Response Nov 26, 2013

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    Last Week :(

    Last Thursday, me and my boyfriend were arguing which we have been doing a lot lately and I realised just how awful the relationship was going during that time. We were arguing all the time and we would barely spend time together as he was mostly interested in his video games. I...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 1, 2013

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    My Overdose...

    When I was a freshman in high school, I took 43 pain killer pills and went to bed. When I woke up puking I told my mom and she took me to the hospital. I spent two days in Childrens Hospital in Columbus, Ohio and then I spent 10 days in the psychiatric hospital Bethesda...
    harlii harlii 18-21, F Aug 15, 2010

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    Hopefully Never Again

    I have only ever told one person- my ex (who is now a fading friend- bitter about the breakup). He was suprised but ultimately uncomfortable by my confession, saying he did not "believe" in suicide, saying it was merely selfish. Partly true, but not the words of...
    eternallylonely eternallylonely 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    36 Wellbutrin.

    Thought that would do the trick, but i was sadly mistaken. Death didn't come from that, but three days in the hospital and a week in a psych ward did. I guess i had it coming..i mean who wouldn't put a teenager like me in a mental hospital? I had been cutting for a year and my...
    chelsbels105 chelsbels105 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 15, 2011

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    I Made a Mistake. It Was Weak Stupidity!

    On Saturday night after going out I took an overdose. I took as much pills as I could and then went to bed. I didn't sleep and less than an hour later I was sick. My mum then realized what I had done and rang the NHS and they sent an ambulance. I left Hospital...
    Achilles1989 Achilles1989 22-25, M 9 Responses Jun 1, 2009

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    Took 48 Paracetamols

    Last week I got really drunk, drank loads of Sambuca, Apple Sourz and WKD. I was with a couple of friends Ben and Laura and we really did have a good time, it was such a laugh. Problem is, I planned on committing suicide that night, before I met up with my friend, I bought 3...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 26, 2012

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    It Almost Killed Me

    On Friday 12th October, the police came round to my house to tell me that my dad had completely gotten away with the child abuse. The judge at the high court in London fell for his tricks that he was ill and squashed all his convictions and let him go completely free, he's not...
    BeautyOfSuffering BeautyOfSuffering 22-25, F 3 Responses Nov 10, 2012

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    The Beginning Of The Worst Time In My Life

    When I was fifteen years old, I could be considered...to be in the very weird/crazy stage. I had a multicolored mohawk and always wore mismatched knee-high socks. I tried out so many different things, so many different types of music. One especially intrigued me. Nirvana. I saw...
    skinned skinned 18-21, F Mar 3, 2011

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    It Happened When I Was 14

    ...you need to understand that I was suffering from a horrible illness since I was 9 and had spent a year in hospital. When I was 12 I had just gotten into normal life when my condition started deteriorating and doctors told me that I may need major surgery to replace one of my...
    Secrative Secrative 18-21, F 15 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    One Night

    i was 16 and had an abusive boyfriend...but a brilliant family and brilliant friends......... he broke up with me and i felt utterly useless and worthless.... the night i overdosed i just felt numb, he was still on the phone telling me how useless i was when i swallowed packtets...
    minialice minialice 18-21 2 Responses Jun 13, 2009

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    Twice

    overdose of coke when I was 17 overdose of xanax 2 months ago and been given a chances to live again
    staticonveyor staticonveyor 22-25, M 4 Responses Nov 8, 2011

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    Pills and Thrills

    My story is going to be as eloquent as TruFlow, but mainly I just wanted to say I'm really glad there's this community.  I've ODed something like 4 times.  I'm so bad that my mother has to keep all the pills in the house, even OTC ones, locked in her car and she wears...
    brandnew brandnew 21-25, F 5 Responses Dec 11, 2007

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    My Experience

    IIt's difficult to write about one's experiences of mental distress, because as sure as I am now that I won't regress to the same problems I had before, with mental issues it's very hard to be certain. It's also hard to pretend like I don't care what other people will think of me...
    Truflow Truflow 21-25, M 1 Response Nov 24, 2007

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    There Is Hope

    No one should ever have to feel bad enough to take an overdose or make an attempt on their life in any way but, unfortunatley, it happens. This is the story of the closest I came to suceeding in suicide and if even one person is stopped from attempting suicide then I will be...
    LarissaMM LarissaMM 18-21 1 Response Oct 31, 2009

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    I Was 16

    Ya 16 i think and my boyfreind had left he wasnt alowed into limerick for a while cuz he had been doin sum stuuf he shudint a been and needed to stay low anyway i hadnt seen him for ages i was on drugs and deprest so i took an overdose but my sister called up to my house and i...
    Elldots Elldots 18-21, F Jan 2, 2013

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    I Was In A Bad Place

    Two years ago during Christmas break, the weight of living in a house with a very difficult person after my parents divorce tolled pretty heavily on me. It was near the middle of the two weeks. Said difficult person is always especially so during the holidays.It was during my...
    TheBabeWithThePower TheBabeWithThePower 13-15, F Sep 27, 2011

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    Overdose

    I have taken 7 overdoses in the past . The last to where pretty near fatal but alas I survived. My liver and kidneys slightly damaged but am here. I REALLY thought I had worked it all out just that my body can take afair amount of poison. My friend took just 15 paracetomol ...
    angel7 angel7 41-45 6 Responses Mar 29, 2008

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    .....

    some to block out pain, some to make me sleep, some to feel that gut wrenching pain so i wouldnt feel anything else. some to die.   the one that stuck with me was 5 years ago.   my mums lithium my step dads insulin and other diabetes meds my anti depressents and...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 4 Responses Apr 18, 2009

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    Sick

    I didn't think it would hurt this bad. My stomach feels like it's burning. I'm so dizzy. Never thought I'd want the physical pain to stop too. My head too. Just waiting for them all to kick in. Then I can get rid of the physical and mental pain. I honestly don't know how much...
    bryannax bryannax 16-17, F 3 Responses Oct 18, 2013

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    See, What Happend Was...

    When I was 16 I took a keen liking to one o' mum's pills imparticular when started hiding the good pain killers. It was Lyrica, a medicine for fibromyalgia. I found out that if I took enough, I could get a high similar to being drunk without the alcohol odor, and hallucinations...
    skorhsa skorhsa 18-21, F Aug 3, 2012

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    Let's End This.

    I have taken an overdose 7 times this week, but no bloody result. Why does god hate me so much that he's keeping me alive?! I want to die because of what I go through ever day, everyday it's always the same. I get abused, I get drugged, I get raped, I get who knows what else. I...
    ImOkayNow ImOkayNow 16-17, F 3 Responses Aug 15, 2011

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    A Part I Left Out...

    I believe I mentioned overdosing in another story for another group...but here is the story: I am insomniac, so sleep is very difficult for me to come by. I also have bad allergies. I had to take some medicine for my allergies that also induced sleepiness. After some time, I...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Jan 8, 2012

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    Pain

    My whole body hurts. My arms are on fire and I can't focus. Feel like I've blacked out but can't tell. Starting to regret taking so many.
    bryannax bryannax 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 13, 2013

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    When I Was 16........

    When I was 16 I was in my lowest point. i was depressed as hell, feeling totally alone and ashamed of being alive. I TOTALLY believed I was a waste of skin. Anyways, I was at some party with a couple of mates (this was at the time when I took ALOT of drugs and...
    TheWanderingSupertramp TheWanderingSupertramp 22-25, M 6 Responses Oct 30, 2009

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    I took a minor overdose today.

    .. the first time in a while. I'm still not sure why I did it... but I don't regret it at all in fact I wish I took more.
    Taradactyl123 Taradactyl123 18-21, F Feb 19

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    An Overdose....well, Attempted

    This happened two and a half months ago.I have been struggling with bipolar disorder for years, but by 2008 or so I had put much of the suffering in my past. I had learned to ride out the mood swings and was on a good regiment of medications that kept me relatively stable. I...
    talia862 talia862 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 21, 2011

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    What Have I Done

    i was in a mental health rehab centre which supports you into living by yourselfs. i have had lots of admissions into mental hospitals which led me to go into rehab. one or two admissions was under section. you might wonder why so many but i was raped when iwas 12 and couldnt...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 29, 2012

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    I've taken multiple overdoses.

    I'd guess I'm up to about 10 now. The one in August last year was only 15 paracetamol and I ended up sick for 4 days afterwards (it surprised me as this was nowhere near my biggest overdose). Today I took 20 paracetamol and 5 aspirin and some of my antidepressants all at...
    elleohzed elleohzed 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Related Experiences

    My best friend overdosed a day before her 18th birthday. Like many others, she thought that she had it under control. Rest in Christ's Peace Zenah Santina & Casper Santina
    TeenMamaRoo TeenMamaRoo 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1

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    I've overdosed once but it obviously didnt take me. All the meds were hidden from me but I finally found access to them. I'm in a dark place and those pills seem comforting. I'm so...
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    oh the sutisfacton...oh the excitement...i just had to do it.i hated my neighbour so i did it. It took the innocence of white attire of sunny day after the rain that created a...
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