Mental-illness stories, books, poems, and more

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Here is a compilation of written stuff. This is like Chicken Soup for the soul.... Mental Illness Edition. Read More

Book / Other

February 10, 2018

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

In which Johnson receives a bunch of wrong sent messages from the town's bad girl and gets to see a side of her that no one else knew existed. Wrong Sent is completed on my wattpad account (alexk-) Read More

Book / Romance

February 07, 2018

Reads: 483

Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

This is Penny's tale as she's stuck between the future and the past. Between two different men. Between need and want. It's her choice. Life or death? Possible triggers. Read More

Poem / Poetry

January 21, 2018

Reads: 27

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Essay / Non-Fiction

January 20, 2018

Reads: 43

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Would you risk it all for love? Read More

Reads: 22

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This story is very, very personal to me and is about the trauma I've gone through and the mental illnesses I have because of it. Read More

Reads: 21

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Cold and blue, the house has a coat waiting for him. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 29, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about Schizophrenia. Read More

Reads: 34

Comments: 1

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

A young boy recounts stories about the people close to him. Inspired by Perks of being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky. I owe everything to him. He inspired me to begin writing. Read More
I confessed read to find out what I confessed to. Read More

Reads: 35

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

College girl meets a mystery girl in a less than ideal situation. When trying to talk to the other girl, she realizes she's crossed the line between reality and hallucination. (Also, there may be some weird font issues, I'm not really sure how to use the editor here yet.)… Read More

Book / Horror

December 08, 2017

Reads: 213

Comments: 2

Shelves: 1

The House of Ghosts House

A dark story of a Doctor that is taken hostage by his most beloved paitent, Clyde Stevens, a victim of schizophrenia. You follow How Dr. Vince Whitefield expeiriences the captivity and watches the ordeal of Clydes breakdowns. Disclaimer: (I am no expert in mental illness and this… Read More

Reads: 574

Comments: 3

Shelves: 5

The Booksie Classic House

Eleanor awakens in an unfamiliar house with no memories. Outside there is nothing but woods and a heavy mist for as far as the eye can see. It seems she has a protector here, but what lurks in the woods outside, and how did she come to be here?… Read More

Book / Young Adult

November 26, 2017

Reads: 139

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Hi! This is a novel I am just now starting to write. It is about a young teen, suffering from the heart-wrenching Tourette's Syndrome. I, myself, have Tourette's. Read More

Short Story / Other

November 19, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This was written on a whim in the middle of one of my depression episodes. I just needed a way to vent. This work may have triggering content, If you have depression and/or anxiety, or do not like sad stories, i urge you to click off. Read More

Short Story / Other

November 09, 2017

Reads: 0

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short journey through the life of a young schizophrenic. Read More
His life is complicated and bizarre, can he ever rid himself of "him"? Read More

Reads: 36

Comments: 4

Shelves: 4

The Booksie Classic House

on the sixth day of the tenth month Read More

Reads: 13

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

a comatose state takes me there Read More

Reads: 10

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

It might be a joke to you, but it's not a joke to the people who have to deal with it. Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

September 01, 2017

Reads: 51

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Charged with murder, River recalls her last episodic meltdown. Read More
This manuscript is an autobiography. While I am only 37 years old, I have had a lifetime of interesting experiences. I grew up in Europe. My parents were in the military. I talk about my experiences growing up. Then I joined the military. I was a nuclear missile commander. I… Read More
This short story shows how mental illnesses can affect a romantic relationship. Kindly do not proceed further if you are still hurt by a break up or at a bad place due to a mental illness. I would love feedback! Read More

Poem / Poetry

August 03, 2017

Reads: 33

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Just a short poem. Read More

Reads: 59

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

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Booksie 2017-2018 Short Story Contest

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