Kelly Mcaulley15 hours ago
Hostage Situation
This is from a real video. It’s from exactly ten years ago; April 2007. Earlier on this day that this video was made, I had an important meeting at school with the board of education to examine my pro...
Jem Ali18 hours ago
Dissociation
Have you ever feel like you are no longer the person you were months ago? How about a year ago? Or maybe a few years ago? Have you ever felt so lost that you no longer remember what your purpose or as...
Tim Lawson18 hours ago
Emotionally Drained
What do I do when it's all just too much? This is the question I ask myself at least once a day, if not many times over, like today. What do I do when it's all just too much? Such an ominous question ...
Lea Cody19 hours ago
How To Calm Your Seasonal Depression
This winter you’re probably dealing with a lot of different struggles; bills, presents, work, etc. But the top most hard to handle for most of us is seasonal depression. Once the weather starts changi...
Andrea Dawson19 hours ago
The Unfriendly Relationship Between BDD and Depression
To anyone looking at me, I’d probably seem like a happy, decent-looking person. I’m easy to talk to, I like to have fun, and I have a lot of friends. I can tell you that it wasn’t always like this for...
Courtney Schmale19 hours ago
I Was My Worst Enemy
I am someone who has struggled. I’ve struggled with my views upon myself, depression, anxiety, and stress. I’ve always seen myself as someone who has never been good enough, someone that can’t see the...
Mars Joma4 days ago
Diagnosed with Bipolar
I always knew my mind worked differently. I could see things most people would not even notice. I observe everything, from the way a person breathes to the emotion behind their words. For a minute the...
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Alee Morgante15 days ago
Living Life as a Christian with Depression
I'm not sure exactly when it became a "thing" but for some reason, if you tell someone that you have depression, their first thought is suicide. I hate to be the one to break it to these people, but I...
Rowan Mellor24 days ago
5 Tips on Dealing With Anxiety From an Anxious 22-Year-Old
All mental health problems can be a drag, but today I’m going to talk about anxiety as its the one on my mind (quite literally). The way we experience anxiety does not only vary from person to person,...
Fabianne Deacona month ago
How To Deal with Narcissists
"Narcissistic personality disorder (NPD) is a personality disorder in which there is a long-term pattern of abnormal behavior characterized by exaggerated feelings of self-importance, an excessive nee...
Jamilah Raya month ago
Kicking Depression to the Curb
When I was 14, I made the decision to end it all. And failed. I know, I just punched you in the face with that, but bear with me. For most of my childhood, I was a prime target for hurtful words from ...
Amanda Stamper2 months ago
Best Gifts for Someone With Depression
Say you or someone you know has been stuck in a deep depression for some time and you aren't quite sure what to do about it. Dealing with depression can be tough, and you aren't exactly a doctor so yo...
Behind the Scenes
Exploring mental health in the public eye; celebrities and the spotlight that has been placed on their personal lives and their mental health.
In Treatment
Discovering the ins and outs of treatments and therapies. Join the conversation today.
Beyond the Blues
Understanding depression is difficult; hear from Psyche's community of peers on their experiences with this mood disorder.
Andrea Dawson19 hours ago
The Unfriendly Relationship Between BDD and Depression
To anyone looking at me, I’d probably seem like a happy, decent-looking person. I’m easy to talk to, I like to have fun, and I have a lot of friends. I can tell you that it wasn’t always like this for...
Logan Jara2 days ago
10:05 P.M. Thoughts
Side note: I made this for an educational purpose so people can understand depression through my thoughts. It talks about topics that might trigger someone who goes through similar situations. I hope ...
Mel Leigh2 days ago
The Story of She
Today would mark her eight years. Eight years since she reached the darkest point. Eight years since she turned around. Eight years since she said, "No more." Eight years since she started back down t...
My Ups and Downs with Self Love
It's safe to say that struggling with self love is something that all of us have dealt with at one point or another. Self love is a continuous journey that needs to be worked on at all times. A few ye...
grace mc2 days ago
Learning
Throughout life I, as have many others I'm sure, have gone through things I thought I wouldn't make it out of; felt pain, I thought would never end, and had new feelings I've never experienced and did...
Ava Sheridon4 days ago
ADHD and Me
I was diagnosed with ADHD in November 2016 and my life to some extent; that is to say for the most part, has been how it was always supposed to be since. What is ADHD for me? It's having 50 tabs open ...
Tim Lawson18 hours ago
Emotionally Drained
What do I do when it's all just too much? This is the question I ask myself at least once a day, if not many times over, like today. What do I do when it's all just too much? Such an ominous question ...
Courtney Schmale19 hours ago
I Was My Worst Enemy
I am someone who has struggled. I’ve struggled with my views upon myself, depression, anxiety, and stress. I’ve always seen myself as someone who has never been good enough, someone that can’t see the...
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Self-Harm Urges (and How I Dealt with Them)
Self-harm is a major part of mental illness. Usually linked to depression and suicide, it is a difficult thing to have to deal with. The act of harming yourself has had much spotlight in the recent ye...
Jem Ali18 hours ago
Dissociation
Have you ever feel like you are no longer the person you were months ago? How about a year ago? Or maybe a few years ago? Have you ever felt so lost that you no longer remember what your purpose or as...
C.K. Milton2 days ago
Me: Untitled
Preface I do not want any future readers to believe that there is a “point” to this story—it is not about me, in all my adolescent and teenage glory learning the problems of life and how to deal with ...
Trichotillomania and Me (Pt. 3)
The first two articles in the series are available here and here. Please read them before continuing. -Calva. -Que? -Cal-va. -Momento, por favor. I took out my Spanish to English dictionary, flipped t...
Erasing the Stigma
Mental illness is a huge modern day problem that not enough people are taking seriously but instead stigmatize it when it shouldn't be at all. Mental illness is a very common problem now-a-days, yet r...
Brianna Ryan5 days ago
Depression: The Truth
"Depression is like wanting to paint a bright canvas of yellow and orange, but you can only afford black and grey." This is an example of the language some poets will use to try to describe depression...
Kimm Smith24 days ago
Does Being Crazy Make You a Great Artist?
Crazy is not a technical term. It simply means that one day I'd like to strip naked and show my tatas to the moon. And that's not being poetic. I really want to do that some misty Harry Potter night. ...
Sara H13 days ago
What We Have Aren't Diseases. We Are Not Sick
Mental disorders can be almost anything and everything nowadays. Autism is a mental disorder, depression is a mental disorder, dementia is a mental disorder, and suicidal thoughts are also coming from...
Alex Gould21 days ago
Blurred Lines
As someone whose OCD has been in remission for two years, I've got a fair share of knowledge about the disorder. The psychologist treating me made sure that I knew exactly what was happening at every ...
Madison Duncana month ago
My Life Story
I didn’t know what grooming was. It’s not a word that children would grow up hearing. In fact, I honestly didn’t know truly what grooming was until my most recent stay in treatment for my eating disor...
What To Expect From A Loved One With Anxiety...
The only way to describe anxiety to someone that doesn’t suffer from it is asking them to imagine the worst possible thing that could ever happen to them, whatever it might be. Now imagine that it is ...
lotte wesselink2 days ago
Stressed Out
This is what it is like to be stressed out all the time. It is like wearing a ten ton backpack every day. It is always looking behind you to see if someone is laughing. It is pretending like you are t...
C. R Watson 2 days ago
What Does the Therapist Say?
That Feeling in Your Chest— I have been wanting to talk about this for some time and nothing but my own insecurities and fears have been holding me back. I'll often lay awake at night reviewing things...
Danielle Burton3 days ago
Dear Eight Year Old Me…
No, it’s not normal to feel like this. You are not supposed to have such severe anxiety and depression and genuinely want to kill yourself at age eight. People will keep telling you that you’re being ...
A Life of Trauma
I was always known as the "hard child." Wouldn't sleep, always misbehaving, skipping school, I had all these "problems" but no one ever thought about getting me the help I needed. What did I need? I n...
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Chris d8 days ago
Child Abuse and Me
I always thought that I had a pretty normal childhood. Nothing really ever occurred to me that mine was not a typical one, and why should a white male from an upper class community ever think any diff...
The Tear
We grew up by heroin highway, or 290. I saw the stories on the news, but we were in a small suburb. It couldn't happen to anyone I knew. We had good lives, they weren't perfect, but they were good. I ...
Kaitlyn Bristal10 days ago
Fuck Heroin
My sister and I use to be so close. When she got pregnant with her oldest child I was there for her whenever she needed anything. Little did I know that ment raising her daughter. She was a teenager. ...
Alyson McGowan13 days ago
A Modest Proposal, the True Dangers of Narcotics
As a child, I watched my mother weasel her way into countless doctor offices and con them into writing her prescriptions for highly addictive painkillers and narcotics, such as Xanax, OxyContin, and H...
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Cierra Cooper2 days ago
A Life with Bipolar Depression
Let me just start by saying I am not a psychologist, nor do I claim to be. Ever. I am just someone that has lived with and around bipolar depression all my life. Growing up, I watched my father battle...
Mars Joma4 days ago
Diagnosed with Bipolar
I always knew my mind worked differently. I could see things most people would not even notice. I observe everything, from the way a person breathes to the emotion behind their words. For a minute the...
The Struggles of an Empathetic Bipolar
Close your eyes, now imagine you are extremely on top of the world happy, like that feeling when you have accomplished something that you worked your ass off for. Maybe it is a job promotion? Or a top...
BPD and Me Part 1
I guess I've always known that I wasn't "normal" from a young age. I always felt things more intensely than other people, and held onto those emotions longer. I had difficulty making and keeping frien...
The Black or White Thinking, Dramatic and Erratic Personality
The term Borderline Personality Disorder or BPD isn't the most well-known mental illness, compared to Depression, Bipolar Disorder, and Anxiety but it affects 1.6 percent of people in the United State...
Charisse Alyssa9 days ago
How To BPD: Healthy Relationships with Others (And Yourself!)
“You don’t have anything, you’re just feeling down. You always want to put a label on yourself,” was what my ex-boyfriend said to me when I thought that something might be wrong. They were harsh words...
Kat Rhoton15 days ago
A Budding Flower
My eyes glazed over, tears began to form in the corner of my eyes, but I hardly noticed. Someone babbled in the background. I stood up, fumbling my hands and tangling my legs. I tripped, dodged the de...
Amanda vs. “Ana” Part 1
If you are familiar with the nickname, (for lack of a better term) Ana, I want to first and foremost apologize to you because that means you are for some reason familiar with Anorexia, just like me, A...
Nancie Holmesa month ago
"Miracle" Weight Loss Pitfalls for a Bulimic
An eating disorder is defined as developing an obsessive and unhealthy relationship with food—which often leads to an obsession about weight. Although bulimia is primarily to do with binge eating and ...