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Would you call the suicide hotline? #Depression #PTSD #ChronicPain #mentalillnes

Hi where I live there is a suicide hotline they claim anyone can call at any time . I’m not interested in killing myself , but I’m stressed and I need someone to talk to . Would you call them just to talk ? An just because you need someone to hear you an maybe even talk back ?

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A psychiatric ward is used for patients with mental illness who have not yet recovered or stabilized to the point where they can be released back into the community.

Select all that apply
513 days left
Scary
Lonely
They lock you in a room
To many pills / needle injections
Restroom facilities, no privacy
Food was nasty / Not seasoned
Was put in a strait jacket / Tied down to a bed
To many evaluations
No cellphones allowed
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With the severe trauma and abuse I have, I feel I can realistically only live few "decent" years

The reality, with the severity of the trauma I experienced, is a life that will mostly be of pain, suicidality, and immense struggle

I will have more bad days and bad moments than days where I will feel in control

If I live a long life, it will be a mostly miserable one

It's better to live a short life that is with happy moments than a long miserable one

If I was ever diagnosed with an incurable disease, it would honestly be for the best

People with my kind of trauma can't live healthy fulfilling lives...

#Suicide #Trauma #Abuse #mentalillnes #Childhood

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When support is a lie

My sister is an RN who worked in a mental health setting for a couple of years. She has always tried to be supportive, but she's a big proponent of pick yourself up by the bootstraps kind of person. When I had a breakdown several years ago that caused a stutter, she kept trying to blame it on my medication even though my psychiatrist, therapist, and PC all said it was not. So fast forward to this summer, when my nephew told me that she was telling her girls that I was faking that stuttering as a ploy for attention. Then this past week he told me that she talks to her oldest daughter and son about how I am also faking my mental and physical illnesses for attention, that I'm just hurting because I need to lose weight. Now I was already feeling unwelcome in her new house because she pretty much ignored me and called me the day before because she had bought new furniture and I was too heavy to sit in it. I don't think this would hurt so bad except that I was there for her whenever she needed me. I was there when she went to school, as she was pregnant 5 times over 4 relationships, when she needed someone to watch her kids while her husband slept on the couch. I spent years babysitting her kids, helping her to get through school as she worked toward her master's degree, and when I've needed her the most, she not been there. I feel so betrayed, so invalidated, and rejected by someone I've always been there for and will continue to be. I guess it's not really that surprising though, as she also denied me through most of our school years. #shed #rejected #Depression #Anxiety #Sibling #mentalillnes #Nosupport

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my cat

my cat is not doing well and I am so worried about her. she has been sick for a couple months and it’s only getting worse. she first had a skin condition that was getting infected and she’s been on meds day and night and they didn’t really help. she has something wrong with her kidney and i’m not sure she is going to make it. she is not eating now and hiding away in a closet sleeping all day. she just turned 4 last month, she is so young and I really don’t want to loose her. i’ve lost pets before when I was younger but it didn’t affect me so much because of my age and mostly because I wasn’t able to really feel those emotions due to my now diagnosed metabolic brain disorder. i didn’t have the nuero transmitters to feel sad and grieve. i could only feel numb. i am feeling a lot with what is going on with my cat now and I am so upset and scared. I’ve never bonded with a pet like I have with her. I love her so much and I don’t know what i’m going to do if I loose her. I really need some support😭 #MentalHealth #mentalillnes #Depression #Anxiety

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#Loveheals

#mentalillnes can warp our minds, making us forget how special we really are. If you're not feeling loved today, remember to love yourself and that you deserve love!

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Eating disorder struggles

Does anyone on here suffer from an Eating disorder and have what they consider “safe food”? I’ve been struggling very much so with my ED thoughts again and I’ve noticed I only feel safe when I eat hard boiled eggs. I heated up some pizza and couldn’t do it, immediately threw it away! It screamed *danger* at me. Any advice is welcomed! #EatingDisorders #AnorexiaNervosa #MentalHealth #mentalillnes

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14 Incredible More Memoirs about Mental Illness & Addiction

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