Each month we are encouraging our bloggers to write about a themed topic. March's theme is poetry.

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I have had a terrible year .all I wanted was to feel,think,behave normally.I was so pleased when diagnosed with emotional unstable personality disorder and PTSD. 3 hours later I ju...
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03rd Sep 2016
Quite often my posts here are descriptions of my struggle with depression and anxiety. I've been tied up in knots of late grappling with the tail end of my marriage. I'm divorced b...
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03rd Sep 2016
Hi My names Alex and I've had a history of severe mental illness. I've managed to overcome my problems and no longer suffer, work part time 2 jobs, enjoy my life with my girlfriend...
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25th Aug 2016
My name’s Lizzi and I want to tell you why I got involved in psychosis and bipolar research. A few years ago I supported a friend through a period of serious mental ill-healt...
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22nd Aug 2016
I wrote here a few days ago when I was in a lot of emotional pain. I'm still here although sometimes I wonder how the hell I manage it. I've had some flashbacks and intrusive thoug...
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20th Aug 2016
Where do I start? I always thought I was 'normal' but it seems I'm not, I don't really know how long I've been depressed, all I know is that since the early part of this year depre...
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19th Aug 2016
So today I'm in the doldrums. My ex husband brought his new girlfriend to the house we still own in Italy. Two weeks ago. And told me he was alone. But the neighbours have told me ...
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12th Aug 2016
I've been seeing a psychologist for some time now and working really hard at each session and between sessions. It reached a point where it was going to be necessary for me to reli...
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11th Aug 2016
Talking about mental health is important. As I write this post, I have Placebo playing in the background on my laptop. Music, reading and writing has become a large comfort to me. ...
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10th Aug 2016
Today I woke up, I'm alive still Gotta get up, gotta take my pills My constant routine I find very dreary "No these pills will help, in theory". I get up get so food, brush my teet...
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09th Aug 2016