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The treatment that may no longer be there?

When I was 18 years old (around 2001) I decided to get help for depression, I had felt it building up since my mid-teens and I reached a point where I was growing concerned for myself. 1,130 more words



I don’t quite believe it. It’s been months of complete despair, racing thoughts, extreme fatigue and complete hopelessness and detachment from the world. Time has past quickly and I don’t really recall most of it. 375 more words


Medication- Why I Hated It & What Changed My Mind

Hey Guys,

Recently on social media I have seen negative posts surrounding medication, and while it’s not always the solution, I believe it is an option that should be explored. 415 more words


Generalized Anxiety Disorder

The DSM-V criteria for Generalized Anxiety Disorder (F41.1) includes excessive anxiety and worry for at least 6 months. The subject of “apprehensive expectation” is about a number of events or activities (not just one thing). 463 more words

To Burn Out or to Fade Away--I'll Take Fade.

For most of my life, I assumed that everyone else in the world considered suicide in varying frequencies or degrees. I didn’t know why professionals made such a big, stinking deal over the mention of it, I just learned very early NOT to mention it around certain people and to outright lie to others: Have I had any thoughts of suicide? 601 more words


Midnight Blogging/Rambling Thoughts

It seems to be a theme for me as I have no day time creativity. Nothing comes to mind as I sit at a laptop in the day time but I can tap away on my smartphone until I fall asleep. 390 more words


So the title of this blog makes it pretty clear. The only diagnosis of mental illness is in my head(!)

Aside from my experience aged 14, I’ve pretty much kept going without seeking help. 1,045 more words

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