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Mental illness treatment, there's NOT an app for that

It’s more socially acceptable to talk about mental illness, which is important since the number of people who have it — or should we say, are getting treatment for mental illness — has steadily increased over the years. 546 more words


Borderline Personality Disorder, You've Always Been.

Today I saw my psychiatrist and for the first time in 18 years I heard a diagnosis and an explanation that made sense. I have Borderline Personality Disorder as well as OCD (I already knew about the OCD). 432 more words


State budget cuts are killing us! While Big JZ is living it up.

Today my friend got some crap news. The state no longer gives the medication she has been using and they are going to have to switch her to something else. 233 more words


It occurred to me today that Phineas and Ferb did a very small but true version of what a nightmare really is, while a lot of art fit the standard version of nightmares. 382 more words


Self harm *trigger warning*

*Please stay safe while reading*

I’ve just been watching 24 Hours in A&E on Channel 4. The one I’m watching features a man brought in after an episode of self harm – he stabbed himself in the abdomen. 311 more words

Empathy and Ignorance

Surprising no one, I’m changing my game plan for this post.

I had planned on writing a post looking back on 2014, the things I learned about myself, how I changed my outlook, the negative things I needed to deal with, and the ways I and others made my life better. 759 more words

Mental Health

Change from the bottom up

I suffer from a mental fragility: some might call it low-level depression.  There’s always something standing between me and contentment.  I think this feeling is pretty common.  548 more words

Russell Brand