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I Was Committed

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    A Prisoner In My Home

    I was committed to outpatient psychiatric care (home confinement under strict conditions) three years ago. I am a divorced, 34-year-old male (no children) who lives alone. I was committed by my ex-wife and her therapist and judge girlfriends. They used their legal powers...
    CameronC CameronC 31-35 2 Responses Jul 12, 2008

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    My Hold...

    In the hospital, after I was physically better, I thought I'd be able to go home. Nope. I was taken to a place that evaluates where someone should go, home or actually held. I was told I was going to be taken to another hospital and I had no choice in the matter. I knew if I...
    JaneyS JaneyS 26-30, F Jun 16, 2012

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    Death Threats

    I was hospitalized for sending my ex a death threat. After three years of therapy and antipsychotics, I am no better.  The drugs made me not care. With my psychiatrist's approval, I weaned myself off of them. I have been off meds for several months now. I'm just now...
    xenodrox xenodrox 18-21, M 1 Response May 11, 2010

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    My Abuser Committed Me to Cover It Up.

       Imagine my horror.  I finally stood up to my abusive Vietnam vet husband, got a restraining order after he choked me and left marks, then  he tricked some judge by saying the right words and got me committed.  It was enough to drive me off the deep end...
    Copperflower Copperflower 36-40, F Nov 28, 2008

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    I Was Committed

    I was a committed patient at palmetto behavioral health on last Sunday. It was the lowest point in my life. I was among people who were like me and understood me, my feelings, and the emotions that I was going through. I felt safe with them I felt like I wasn't being judged...
    lostchild lostchild 26-30, F 3 Responses Oct 21, 2007

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