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I need a break.... 

…. From Bipolar Disorder.

Just had the most exhausting bath, and it was just a standard, in-wash-out, kind of affair. But yet it feels like I’ve just swum the English channel. 203 more words

Mental Health

Why group editorials are an awful idea

Have you ever had that moment when you’re thunderstruck with a writing idea?

You’re just walking around, doing your business, having a good day, and WHAM, story. 1,014 more words


The Ethics of Intervention: Suicide & Eric Steel's "The Bridge"

Based on Tad Friend’s 2003 New Yorker piece “Jumpers,” Eric Steel’s disturbing documentary follows one year in the life of the mythical Golden Gate Bridge.  Over the course of 2004, Steel and his team recorded over 10,000 hours of footage, capturing 23 of the year’s 24 tragic suicides. 1,304 more words


Crash and Burn

Well, today has been a really low mood day; I managed to put on a brave face for a visit from my mother, but since then I’ve rapidly gone downhill. 242 more words

Bipolar Disorder

I'm still here. Still. - A personal journey in the Irish mental health services

So I’ve just informed my psychiatrist that over the Christmas period I was getting suicidal thoughts. She doesn’t even acknowledge it, just keeps writing on her chart as if I told her I was having pains in my arm or something. 973 more words

National Issues

Suicidal Thoughts.

Whenever I close my eyes, I either think about how I want to die or about why I shouldn’t or can’t die. And it scares me. 634 more words

Young Adults