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My commitment

I’m under civil commitment which means the state basically controls my life. I have to do everything they want me to or I can be hauled back into the hospital. 437 more words

Society of Victims

The above graphic made its way to my newsfeed this evening. We wear these shirts and talk about bullying to teach these kids TO stand up for themselves. 226 more words

Suicide and 5 things not to say or do in the presence of someone who has threatened it.

I worked as a student chaplain my junior year of college.  It was my job to find a way to minister to both those who fit right in and those who couldn’t find their place. 898 more words


Family Night 

Depression is a state of low mood and aversion to activity that can affect a person’s thoughts, behavior, feelings and sense of well-being. People with depressed mood can feel sad, anxious, empty, hopeless, helpless, worthless, guilty, ashamed or restless. 974 more words


Physicality of Depression

Life Lessons From Psych West: Reflections of a Psychiatric Inpatient


*Entries have been edited and modified for grammar and clarity. The thoughts expressed are as I saw them when I wrote them down and may not reflect current or future viewpoints. 176 more words

Mental Health

Biggest Red Flag

The biggest red flag, at least for me, is the amount of heroin found in Cobain’s blood. There’s just no way someone could inject this amount and still be conscious let alone alive and pick up a shot gone. 857 more words


Movie: Kill the Messenger

It’s not that this is an uplifting movie – it’s not. But it is about a journalist who writes about the CIA, and then they ruin his life. 165 more words