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How Far I've Come on My Mental Health Journey #Write31Days

Welcome to day 4 in the #Write31Days challenge. Sorry for being a bit late to publish my post. Today, I’m sharing a personal post, describing how far I’ve come on my journey of learning to cope with mental illness. 566 more words

Mental Illness

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

Ken Kesey

50th Anniversary Edition, Viking Penguin, 2012; first published in 1962

In the past The Board has said that we don’t necessarily like to read books written entirely in first person; this is an exception to that rule. 653 more words

Book Review

Mental Health Recovery #Write31Days

Welcome to day 2 in the #Write31Days challenge on mental health. When you are diagnosed with a mental health condition, you often wonder how you’re going to get your life back. 461 more words

Mental Illness

Officials: Psychiatric Hospital Could Lose Federal Funds

SEATTLE (AP) — Washington state’s largest psychiatric hospital could lose millions of federal dollars for failing to ensure the safety of a patient who was tied down and sedated when another patient attacked him with a shoe and fist, causing serious injuries. 522 more words



“Mom, I am getting intrusive thoughts again. Do you know what I mean by intrusive thoughts? Like..I want to stab people. I am afraid I will just hurt my son. 834 more words



I’m July 6th, I had an alcohol induced psychosis and I ended up in another psychiatric hospital. I spent almost 2 weeks there and then went to live with my oldest sister until July 30th. 144 more words

The Reason This New York Woman was Drugged and Committed to a Psych Ward for 8 Days is Disturbing 

Bonnie Kristian writes: A Long Island woman named Kamilah Brock is suing New York City after being confined to a mental ward for more than a week against her will. 470 more words

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