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Gul Khan 3 months ago
“That’s Fine, No Need to Kill Yourself Over It,” Said the Nurse
I would like to share my experiences of being a mental health patient. I was referred to mental health services, as I had planned to commit suicide. A Mental Health Act (MHA) Assessment (which is used...
Rachel Bonneval3 months ago
The End or the Beginning?
Going in, I never thought I would be admitted. I wore my favorite Maroon sneakers, my leggings, and my Harry Potter shirt that read “Mischief Managed” with a criss-crossed front, and my hair was throw...
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Nicole Larsen4 months ago
A Broken System
My stomach hurt. I couldn’t force myself to participate in the stupid activity. We were suppose to make a collage that represents our recovery. I flipped through the same magazine several times. My ha...
Serena Fix4 months ago
The Day that Changed My Life Forever
It was May 2, 2018. My boyfriend and I had broken up a few weeks before. So I was broken-hearted and depressed. I felt all alone. I had class that day, but before that class, I bumped into my ex-boyfriend. I absolutely lost it. I ran in the opposite direction, climbed up three flights of steps to the third floor of a parking deck. I stood there, looking over the edge. I heard sirens so I ran back to the stairway and went down one floor, and I ran over to the edge, stood up on the ledge and... Th...
Maria Ransom4 months ago
Methadone vs. Suboxone
I am so tired of everybody constantly comparing Methadone vs. Suboxone. Does it really matter? As long as it helps to keep the person off drugs, and saves their life, why does it matter what prescript...
Rosie Carlile6 months ago
Accepting Weight Gain
It is the most difficult part of eating disorder recovery. Letting go of the sick and emaciated body that you spent years striving towards, the safety of a ribcage that sticks from under your bruised ...
Peter Madera7 months ago
Getting the Right Mental Health Diagnosis
So you've known for some time that something may be off with your moods... Most research has found that symptoms of mental illness may start appearing in the late teens to early twenties. There are ex...
Angelica Friedrich7 months ago
What 2-1/2 Years of Sobriety Taught Me About ‘The Good Life’...
October 22, 2015. It’s the day I was arrested and my entire life as I knew it changed. I was screaming inside as the police officer slapped the handcuffs on me and threw me in the back of his patrol c...