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Kicking and Screaming: My Choice to "Support" Involuntary Committment

A couple of weeks ago I received a call on the crisis hotline from a concerned therapist who wanted mobile crisis’s assistance in getting her client to a psychiatric hospital. 1,423 more words

Mental Health

A Place to Rot a Place to Bleed, Placed Into This Captivity

So, by my second day I knew I was just wasting time. This was my tenth hospitalization and I have heard their recovery spiels each time. 528 more words

Living With Mental Illness: What I've Learned

I don’t know what is motivating me lately to write about myself, but I find in moments where I sit down and start typing that the words that transform into sentences and paragraphs all contain material based around my life. 684 more words

When Depression controlled me

Most music I listen to brings back fond and happy memories. However, there was a very very dark period in my life at the beginning of 2013. 162 more words


God's Gift of Psychiatry

Trying to Release the Inner Pain:  My Struggle with Self-harm addiction. Part 3.

God’s Gift of Psychiatry

God gave us psychiatry to treat and help people with mental illness, just as he gave us medicine to treat physical illness. 513 more words

Borderline Personality Disorder

God's Perfect Plan

God’s Perfect Plan

I’ve learned a lot over the last 22 months – when I was first diagnosed with depression and was blissfully unaware of the nightmare that was just around the corner. 602 more words


For one day and two nights I was mostly unconscious. I remember waking briefly and heard “them” talking about my kidneys. There was a problem and they didn’t know if I could be transferred. 1,110 more words