Mental-illness stories, books, poems, and more

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This is Penny's tale as she's stuck between the future and the past. It's her choice. Life or death. 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: 17

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Just a short poem. Read More

Reads: 11

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Review Chain House

A last-ditch effort to save her from herself, Ashlynn is enrolled into the in-patient program at Pathway Finder Ranch – a.k.a. the camp for freaks. Welcome to her crazy mind, and everyone else’s. Read More
A kid finds out his fathe dies and has an episode... Read More

Poem / Non-Fiction

July 22, 2017

Reads: 19

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

what is it like to be nuts? Read More
The poem describes a manipulative relative on the day of a funeral. Read More
PM if you want to join the team :) Read More
The muscle lining my spine and shoulders begin to shake as I turn my gaze towards the window. The woman staring back at me has changed. Blood, tears, and snot is smeared across her soft round face and t- shirt. Her features are pink and swollen, her curly dark brown… Read More
Taylor loved her sister, she did. But living with her mental illness wasn't easy. Actually, it was never easy. Blood on her hands, shows the difficulties and some of the everyday challenges that family members deal with while living with someone who is suffering from a mental illness. It reflects… Read More
Frederick suffers from borderline personality disorder. He is blind to his effect on others. He's practically unaware of his mood swings. His therapist is even starting to find it hard to work with him. She suggests attending a support group at 7:00PM the day after their appointment to gain some… Read More

Reads: 25

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Odd guy picks up an odder hitch hiker Read More

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Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

The story I'm about to share is about myself and losing something I never had Read More
Losing My Mind is a story of struggle and survival. It chronicles my entire life up to age 34, but the main premise of this book focuses on the 13-year period following my bipolar diagnosis. I was diagnosed in 1995, at age 20. Subsequently I experienced numerous manic and depressive… Read More
Is it possible to be loved when you are unable to love yourself? Tori is a young woman beginning her university life; a time that is full of new experiences and new discoveries. But Tori stuggles with an internal battle of anxiety and depression, trying to leave behind her troubled… Read More
This is a story of a female college student told entirely in list format. Read More
A short poem carved from something I told my girlfriend. Read More

Reads: 40

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

the curse of indifference Read More

Book / Other

April 14, 2017

Reads: 33

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

On May 8th 2125 Mary Nome is summoned to the Department of Psychological Science for an analysis. After being deemed to be in a mental state that she doesn't believe is necessary she finds it affects her world more than she could ever think. Her struggles with her new life… Read More

Reads: 66

Comments: 4

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

see the world through my filter Read More

Poem / Poetry

March 26, 2017

Reads: 39

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

the dopamine well has run dry Read More

Book / Young Adult

March 01, 2017

Reads: 100

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Mike just can't live in peace even now after the tragedy of three years ago. And when he meets the girl in the Bronx things get even worse. What happens when this senior tries to live his life, but ends up getting mixed up in something that might just kill… Read More
Eve, Hannah, and Naomi are triplets that seem to have everything in common, including depression. Through everything that is going on in their lives, they are trying to understand what God is doing as well as dealing with their depression at the same time. Read More
Darren is a head care worker at Cuttergrounds Mental and Behavioural Correction Institution however things are not as they seem. He was kidnapped by a council from another world with instructions to keep two fallen angels apart. These angels would eventually wage a war against this council for the lands… Read More

Book / Fantasy

January 20, 2017

Reads: 68

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This book is written from the point of view of a cannibalistic necromancer. It takes part in medieval times in lands that are ravaged by plague. Also, there is always winter in that land. Read More

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