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Alandria Latson18 days ago
When I Stopped Taking My Medication
I have two medicines I take every morning—one for ADHD and another for other psychological problems (Anxiety, bipolar type II, etc.) Prescription drugs or any drug for that matter are never something ...
Ashley Peterson3 months ago
My Meds Make Me Fat
I was never the size extra-extra-small that seems to be so idealized in Western society. In my earlier adult years I was around a size 8, and I was totally content with that. I never had any interest ...
Courtney Lowry4 months ago
Why I Stopped Taking My Anxiety Medication... and Started Again
I stopped taking my medication in October. Fed up with the fog my medication often put me in, I stopped taking my daily 10mg of Lexapro. I felt like I was out of control. I felt like I wasn’t myself. ...
RachelMorgan 4 months ago
Just a Pill
"Just be happy." I'm sure you've heard that when you tell someone you're feeling down. And I'm sure you've thought in your head, "Oh, right. Ha, if only I thought of that." Everyone's story is differe...
Ashley Peterson4 months ago
ECT: The Real Story
There are a lot of myths out there about electroconvulsive therapy (ECT), sometimes referred to as shock therapy, and quite a lack of accurate information. Probably the most common misperceptions come...
Which Essential Oils Help with Anxiety?
Anxiety is one of the most common mental health disorders in the world. In the United States, about 40 million people ages 18 and older report experiencing symptoms of anxiety regularly. That’s about ...
Grace Campbell4 months ago
Don't Be Afraid
Depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, and other mental health issues plague our society today. I have not been untouched by them. I live, and have lived, with anxiety for years, perhaps even as early...
Kendall Earl5 months ago
Insight with Your Medication
Going to the psychiatrist for the first time can be intimidating. If you have never gone to the psychiatrist or you have but you recently changed to a new one, I have some advice for you to make thing...
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Chris (Kit)5 months ago
How I Got Through Depression
My trip into depression started like so many others. One little bit at a time. Seven years ago (give or take a bit), I was happy all the time. Well, not necessarily happy, but not sad or depressed. I ...