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    Scared

    I could have written the initial blog.
    I have attempted over 20 times and hospitalized almost 35 times.
    I understand that my family will be better off without me.

    For a few days oe and it is getting worse I feel like I am am going to see my family around the corner. I see my dog as the dog I had as a child.
    Needless to say I am terrified.
    Is there anyone else out there that can relate?
    #scared #depressed #reachout

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    My story

    My story is long so I attached a photo. #ADHD #Anxity #Depression #gettingbetter #reachout

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    #AskForHelp

    Sometimes we all need a break from our everyday pressures and for someone to help us carry our burdens.

    Remember to ask if you need help. Even if it's just to have someone sit with you in silence, or to support you mentally or physically. It's what keeps us strong and able to move forward.

    #AskForHelp #bekindtoyourmind #bekindtoyourbody #ASK #reachout #neverfeelalone

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    How are you doing?

    It's been a while and I want to check in with everyone, this is a community and it's my goal that here we can be a safe space for peers to support eachother
    #Support #reachout
    Share something positive
    Or ask for help

    ❤️🧡💛💚💙💜

    ALSO don't forget to look at the saved posts

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    How are you doing?

    It's been a while guys and I want to know
    How are you all doing, anything positive to share? Do you need any support, then feel free to reach out
    We are a community, and so together we help eachother
    #Support #reachout

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    My brain 🧠 and the rest of me went on a journey that I hadn’t experienced before. April 5, 2021 I ended up in the Crisis Center, and the ultimate decision was to put me up into the inpatient behavioral health unit.

    I was up there for five days and got the care I needed. The depression piece of my Schizoaffective Disorder was acting up for awhile, and to say the least was not making myself feel very great. However, I had a wonderful experience, and unfortunately I know not everyone has a wonderful inpatient experience, so I really consider myself lucky.

    Everyone that I encountered on the staff team was wonderful, caring, and seemed to love what they did. They also cared about ME and didn’t just think of me as a number to be discharged. Heck, before I left everyone asked me if I felt ready, but for the most part I was. Luckily, I will also be set up with the aftercare program I’ve been with in the past, and scheduled appointments with my psychiatrist and psychologist.

    I can’t specifically (literally can’t because of HIPPA, and plus that’s THEIR story) tell you how just amazing my fellow residents of the inpatient unit were, but I will never forget them. I sincerely wish them and nothing but the best on their journeys. They were all such beautiful people, and they deserve the best. 💕

    As all of you know I try to advocate for mental health and wellness and I feel it is best if I share my stories, hoping it’ll help someone else. I hope my story shared the fact that not every Crisis Center/inpatient stay has to be horrible. Please if you’re having a mental struggle don’t hesitate to ask me questions or whatnot. If you aren’t able to do so please call one of the numbers below or go to your nearest ER or Crisis center for an evaluation if your mental health is feeling overwhelming and unbearable.Your life is important and you have some much more to do. There are people rooting for you to overcome your illness, and so am I! You can do this! You’re a beautiful soul and you got this! Stay strong my wonderful friends. ❤️💕

    National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255

    National Hopeline Network
    1-800-784-2433

    National Alliance on Mental Illness 1-800-950-6264

    Crisis Text Line
    741741

    National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependance (NCADD)
    1-800-622-2255

    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
    1-800-662-4357

    Sexual Abuse
    1-888-PREVENT

    National Domestic Violence Hotline
    1-800-799-SAFE

    #MentalHealth #mentalwellness #reachout #Inpatient #crisiscenter #SchizoaffectiveDisorder #Depression #Psychosis #Anxiety #Advocacy #mystory

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    I Also drew this last year

    “Go Away” is just a lonely persons way of saying, “Show Me That You Care Enough To Stay.”…I drew this last year because so many times I have pushed people away when my mental health was at its worst & a part of me didn’t want to be around anyone, let alone be social because so many people have walked out of my life & turned their backs on me & I didn’t want to reach out because I wasn’t about to run anyone else out of my life or scare them away so I hid away from the world to try & conquer my demons alone…..But all the while of dealing with my inner demons, I felt alone & I needed someone, Anyone to still show me they cared by reaching out to me to show me that they still do care & are Always there when & if I needed them……Am I the only one who has done this? Has anyone else ever struggled with this?

    #WhoisYourSupportSystem #MentalIllness #MajorDepressiveDisorder #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #PTSD #SocialAnxiety #Anxiety #iseeyou #youarenotalone #reachout #itsOkayToAskForHelp #YouDontHaveToDoThisAlone

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    What is one relationship you’d like to improve on over the next few months? #52SmallThings

    Maybe you have a relationship with a loved one that you want to work on. Maybe you have a new friendship you want to build. Or perhaps you want to work on improving a co-worker relationship. Whichever it is, let us know in the comments below. 🙂

    #MentalHealth #ChronicIllness #RareDisease #Disability #Parenting #Anxiety #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #BipolarDisorder #Depression #Trauma #PTSD #AutoimmuneDisease #Migraine #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #Fibromyalgia #ChronicPain #Autism #Selfcare #reachout #CheckInWithMe #DistractMe

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    What virtual activities do you enjoy doing most with others? #52SmallThings

    While it may be difficult to see many of our loved ones in person right now, we can still stay connected virtually. With online games, movie watch parties or even just “hopping” on a video call and catching up, there are plenty of ways to have fun. What are your favorite virtual activities to do with others?

    #MentalHealth #ChronicIllness #Parenting #RareDisease #Disability #Anxiety #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Depression #BipolarDisorder #Trauma #PTSD #AutoimmuneDisease #Migraine #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #Fibromyalgia #ChronicPain #Autism #reachout #Selfcare #CheckInWithMe #DistractMe

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    What does “good communication” look like to you? #52SmallThings

    We all have different definitions of “good communication.” What does it look like to you? Maybe it’s replying back right away, or within a day or two. Or maybe it’s talking to someone every now and then but not every single day. Or perhaps it’s giving someone a heads up that you’ll be unavailable for a certain amount of time. There’s no “right” or “wrong” answer to this question!

    Share your definition of “good communication” in the comments below.

    #MentalHealth #ChronicIllness #RareDisease #Disability #Parenting #Anxiety #BipolarDisorder #Depression #BorderlinePersonalityDisorder #Trauma #PTSD #AutoimmuneDisease #Migraine #EhlersDanlosSyndrome #Fibromyalgia #ChronicPain #Autism #reachout #Selfcare #DistractMe #CheckInWithMe