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The S Word

The S Word

By Kelly Horner It has become increasingly apparent to me that one of the biggest hurdles for people who want to help loved ones suffering from mental ill health is…

TRIGGER: Reality of a manic episode with mixed features…

TRIGGER: Reality of a manic episode with mixed features…

By Anonymous Before this most recent severe depression (and lesser episodes/cycling in between) I had a manic episode with mixed features which landed me my first acute admission to…

Doctor Distress (2/2)

Doctor Distress (2/2)

By Rachel Kellett I ended up in a psychiatric hospital. The hospital was out of area, to keep confidentiality, which unfortunately left friends and family a fair distance away. The…

Doctor Distress (1/2)

Doctor Distress (1/2)

By Rachel Kellett Even the most enthusiastic foundation doctor on a busy acute medicine ward would agree, when your supervising consultant gives you three days notice to present at the…

This is Me

This is Me

By Elyse Hall So this is something new that I’m trying out. Blogging. Specifically I want to blog about my life, my PTSD recovery, my mental health journey and…

I’m fine, help me.

I’m fine, help me.

By Anonymous I’ve been battling with mental health problems for six years now. Problems?? Why do they label us the ones with problems? We are just like everyone…

What can we learn from the death of Chris Cornell?

What can we learn from the death of Chris Cornell?

By Alexis Morton In a newly-release statement released via attorney Kirk Pasich, Cornell’s family says they believe that “if Chris took his life, he did not know what…

For Suicides Sake

For Suicides Sake

By Ramblinsofruin When I first moved to Taiwan I thought about suicide every day. I thought about it every morning when I woke up, and on my walks to work…

*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…

Attempted Suicide

Attempted Suicide

By Anonymous I have long list of mental health problems, from paranoid schizophrenia to insomnia. Things get a little too much at times and sometimes I feel like suicide is…