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My Story

My Story

By Ashley Phillips I spent 14 weeks in total in three different psychiatric hospitals from December 2016 after almost killing myself. I wanted to try and explain what was going…

Depression- is it real?

Depression- is it real?

By Sara I can’t believe that she is depressed She’s always smiling and laughing – who would have guessed? She looks all right to me, she doesn’t seem…

Glimmer of Hope

Glimmer of Hope

By Anonymous The fire inside us gives us the zest for life It gives us strength to face trouble and strife To keep the blaze, you must nurture the flame…

Fighting For Tomorrow

Fighting For Tomorrow

By Clara Rose Sat alone most of today; It’s quite nice at first; But that’s always the way. Able to work; Able to rest; I’m not going…

Mirror of Truth

Mirror of Truth

By Anonymous I have a bully that plagues me every day They refuse to desist, despite what I say I try to ignore and continue as before Hoping the bully…

*Trigger Warning* Fatal Feelings

*Trigger Warning* Fatal Feelings

By Anonymous Depression, invisible to the eye And difficult to define It’s hard for people to comprehend Despite their efforts to pretend. Everyone’s low in their…

Hidden in Plain Sight

Hidden in Plain Sight

By Karen Algor Behind a smile lies a pain, That runs deep within the vein. A thousand hurts have gone by. Behind a laugh hides tears unshed, Tormenting thoughts run…

My personal story on suicide

My personal story on suicide

By Samantha A poem for people considering suicide… You look and stare So easy to judge You tell your friend With a simple nudge My scars are visible But…

*Trigger Warning* Living with Depression within Borderline Personality Disorder!

*Trigger Warning* Living with Depression within Borderline Personality Disorder!

By Lisa Why do I keep eating? I want to die, Why do I keep drinking? I want to die Why do I go on? I want to die. My…

The Person I Want To Be

The Person I Want To Be

By Lorne I wish folk could see inside my head. Then they would understand why I wish I was dead. The voices tell me I shouldn’t be here…