I Was In A Mental Hospital

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    My mother had attempted to take her own life

    and was admitted to a mental hospital. When I visited the ward I noticed a lot of ironic things as I toured the place. In the kitchen was a box of fruit loops on the table , on a counter was a basket of mixed nuts, and in the media room they had various movie on shelves and...
    muddygoat muddygoat
    36-40, M
    1 Response Mar 10, 2016

    All i remember is eating a cookie with my dad

    and him telling me Ryan Dunn died. As if i wasnt in a bad place already
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    Mar 9, 2016
    ameliaandmore ameliaandmore
    18-21, F
    Jan 13, 2014

    I spent over 4 month in a mental hospital.

    I was in there because I try to end my life because I couldn't take the day to day bullshit everyone kept feeding me, in the last 12 month so much has happened. Iv try to kill myself 14+ time, iv been spent over 4 months being hospitalised, i self-harmed a lot, I nearly tore my...
    leon789 leon789
    22-25, M
    Mar 30, 2014

    im so scared... i recently self harmed again

    and my mom doesnt know.. if she finds out im sure shes gonna send me back to the mental hospital. when i was at peachford the staff was so mean to me... they told me to grow up and made fun of me for being afraid of needles.. i cried and they just looked at me and smirked. are...
    mysticalgem mysticalgem
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Dec 19, 2014

    yes I was n more than once!

    !! any questions????
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    7 Responses Aug 13, 2015

    It was like a resort

    for crazy people... extremely amusing.
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    3 Responses Aug 9, 2014

    I just got back, it was hell.

    That's all I'm saying.
    izzyyxo izzyyxo
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 22, 2014

    I can feel myself slowly losing my composure

    again, I'm probably going to end up going back. I don't even care what happens to me anymore. Life isn't worth trying for
    Rosaalie Rosaalie
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Mar 24, 2015

    I think I was 16 when it happened.

    I was tired, grabbed a bottle of unopened tylonel and told my parents goodnight while they were watching depressing **** on the news. I'm gay, but at the time my parents didn't know. Only a hand full of people. I was scared to tell them since my grandma used to tell me how...
    jtm3343 jtm3343
    22-25, M
    May 27, 2015

    My first admission was on 03 it lasted 3 years

    apart from a brief 2 months when I went to a group home but I was too institutionalized and quickly became unwell and was re sectioned. Since then I have been sectioned again many times but they are quickly turned around and I usually only spend a few weeks or months in instead...
    readytooffit readytooffit
    41-45, M
    Mar 11, 2016

    I was once in a hospital

    where I made many friends. There was screaming sometimes, and one girl would get violent. Another would seek attention negatively.
    cfarthing77 cfarthing77
    16-17, F
    1 Response Mar 9, 2016

    North Mountains was the hospital name(changed it

    for privacy reasons) Went there after trying to kill myself Diagnosed with major depression Taking Wellbutrin. I saw people get tackled down and sedated **** I nearly went insane Cried my eyes out It was like punishment for self harm and attempting suicide Six days of hell And...
    StayingSaneWithoutYou StayingSaneWithoutYou
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 24, 2014

    I had a short stint in a mental hospital a

    7years ago. I was held in the room that only had a small window. The only thing I remember, is that they offered my Boost chocolate to drink. I was placed there because of self harm, but 7 years later, I am still engaging in the activity --just not as often.
    e39grl e39grl
    31-35, F
    Dec 25, 2014

    I'm 14 and left one yesterday in indiana.

    I was there because I overdosed and tried to kill myself. They really helped me but.. I'm scared that I don't belong in the normal world or anywhere. I was diagnosed with O.D.D and major depression.
    MorbidPeaches MorbidPeaches
    16-17, F
    Apr 14, 2015

    Released Today.

    As i last told you, i was in a mental hospital for a week and a half, today i was released at 10:00 this morning. I just now came home it feels good to lay in my own bed.
    notperfectforu notperfectforu
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jul 23, 2013

    i started self harming

    when i was 11, i was being bullied by boys everyday telling me to kill myself. so i tried to hang myself, i broke my cupboard. i was self harming up until January 2013 where i got so bad i had to go to hospital. i had to get stitches, and also almost admitted. i since then have...
    joceyxxxx joceyxxxx
    22-25, F
    Apr 15, 2014

    I went to the mental hospital I have major

    depression but I learned a lot in there that I have a family that loves me and cares and That no matter what shape or size I am always going to be beautiful yes I still have the urge to cutt and yes I still have the panick attacks and I shake when I try and fight off the demons...
    Nicole289 Nicole289
    18-21, F
    1 Response Sep 28, 2014

    Where I Have Been....

    For a yr now, i have been dealing with depression and suicidal thoughts mainly due to the fact my cousin committed suicide last yr.I thought it was all gone, that i could move on, the on monday night, i was looking at her pics, and it came crashing down on me. I wasn't thinking...
    notperfectforu notperfectforu
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Jul 21, 2013
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