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Mental Illness 101

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Mental Illness 101

I need to get a grip on myself or else I’ll lose anything I hold dear; my sanity amongst it. The turmoil my mind leaves me in within this devilishly corrosive lifestyle is deafening. Although the truth bears a silence only the mouse in a corner of an abandoned crypt could speak. Each time I let the mental illness take my actions hostage it’s a danger to anyone around except myself because the sweet relief of it is that when I’m going through this devilish psychosis, I actually feel normal. If there is such a thing… Everyone else around me...

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Hungry for Starvation: A Personal Journey through Anorexia

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Hungry for Starvation: A Personal Journey through Anorexia

Eating disorders are incredibly complicated diseases.  The same behaviors and thought patterns morph into various meanings and purposes.  For me, it has been a series of opposites.  At times, anorexia has made me feel in control and other times out of control.  It has provided me with the illusion of achieving health and has supplied ...

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Beating an Invisible Illness: OCD

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Beating an Invisible Illness: OCD

My OCD started at an early age in my life but I never knew what it was. Many don’t know they are doing it when obsessive thoughts happen. But, what makes people with a classified disorder different than others who obsess is that the aspects of the compulsion take your life hostage. The obsessions guide ...

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Important Principles for Effective Treatment in Addiction Recovery

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Important Principles for Effective Treatment in Addiction Recovery

Below listed is the reasons and principles for Effective Treatment in Addiction Recovery.  For all of your treatment needs keep reading: “Addiction is a complicated illness characterized by intense, and at times, uncontrollable cravings for the substance being abused, along with compulsive ways for seeking out the substance, regardless of harmful consequences that may occur. ...

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Pharmaceuticals: The Ultimate Survivor

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Pharmaceuticals: The Ultimate Survivor

Mass pharmaceuticals can take mental illness, slap a pill and an advertisement on it, and call it a good cause. The addicted do not have such luxuries to have media and propaganda on their side. We are looked at like monsters. Grovelers. We are looked at like beggars and thefts. We become into an almost ...

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