Robert was suicidal as he struggled with stress and betrayal. He knew he needed immediate help. He was forced to wait months, left to cope on his own and fighting for his need for therapy.
Raksha used sex to escape her depressive thoughts, to the point it almost killed her. A geographical cure and coping mechanisms have helped her through her recovery.
Mal shares her experiences with being misdiagnosed and medication failures. Once diagnosed with BPD and she started medication, she realized that her days were not supposed to be spent terrified. Medication helped once again and though she’s not a fan of taking the stuff, she knows that feeling better is worth it.
Bharti shares her prose about what it’s like to check in and remain the day in a psychiatry ward.
After two episodes of psychosis without any warning, and their first priority was their kids being in an environment that was safe for them, Brad and his wife came up with a list of measurable things that could represent his mental instability and would require him leaving the house and getting help.
Genevieve felt so much shame around her depression, self-harm and suicidal ideation because she felt she should be able to deal with it alone. It took telling professionals and her family to get the help she needed.
Summer experiences depression and shares what it’s like to be in a relationship with someone who is also depressed and how they cope when they’re both having a bad day.