» What Was Left Behind
06/12/19 12:48 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
            It’s only 10am, when I see my grandpa walk into the bank. I’ve never seen him here before; my smile fades when I see the sorrow on his face. My mind begins to panic, my manager shuts my window and tells me to close out my dra...

» Anxiety, Autism, and ADHD
06/12/19 10:24 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
I suffer from 3 disorders which make life harder. Adhd and anxiety mainly affect me. Sometimes I’ll make a dumb mistake and then instantly apologize ten times and call myself dumb and an idiot. I have trouble with others. On the bus ther...

» Hope I feel that I have come a long way since my first diagnosis of schizophrenia more than 30 years...
05/12/19 12:48 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
Hope I feel that I have come a long way since my first diagnosis of schizophrenia more than 30 years ago. I’ve known that my life has been not normal for many years, but the last 10 years have been the conscious years for me. What ...

» I'M A SURVIVOR
04/12/19 17:36 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
*TRIGGER WARNING* After being sexually abused by a family member from the ages of 5 to 14 and having parents that emotionally and physically abandoned me, I unfortunately developed self destructive coping mechanisms, and dealt with menta...

» DON’T GIVE UP ON LIFE
04/12/19 15:12 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
*TRIGGER WARNING* I first experienced depression and suicidal ideation at the age of 11. I had few friends, my grades were terrible, and I had little joy in life. As a teenager I was misdiagnosed with depression and given an antidepressa...

» HOMELESSNESS AND DRUG ABUSE
04/12/19 12:48 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
*TRIGGER WARNING* I had been told all my life how dumb and ugly I was.  Mom had 8 husbands and about that many girlfriends. I got beat up a lot at home for whatever reason, I was late 2 minutes, I didn’t eat my dinner, there was snow on ...

» Ups and Downs and Life *Trigger Warning*
04/12/19 10:24 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
I was raised with mother and dad and 6 brothers and sisters, we had a hard poor life but our patents did the best as they could, our dad had anger problems and addiction but not pills or other drugs like that. My mom was a frail lady who...

» LOST. PRESSURED. NO ADEQUATE SUPPORT. FALLING APART. NOT GETTING BETTER.
03/12/19 17:36 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
I’m an Asian, from Malaysia. But unlike typical Asian, I’m actually less Asian and more western. This partly due to my upbringing in overseas during my adolescent years. In Malaysia, people here do aware of mental health but they don’t k...

» MY SON’S BIPOLAR DIAGNOSIS
03/12/19 15:12 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
To those parents who think your child or teen is suffering from something that doesn’t seem like typical depression please have a Psychiatrist evaluate them . My son Spencer aged 14 then became suddenly depressed Spring of 2018 and despi...

» THE RIDE
03/12/19 12:48 from NAMI - You are Not Alone
Found this site that says you are not alone. Kinda makes me laugh cuz this I a journey no one wants to ride with you. I have been diagnosed at age 23 and now I am 58. I have gone through many pyschs and therapist and with that meds chang...

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