Mental-illness stories, books, poems, and more

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Book / Romance

August 16, 2018

Reads: 903

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

Reads: 28

Comments: 2

Shelves: 2

The Review Chain House

Capgras delusion is a psychiatric disorder in which a person holds a delusion that a friend, spouse, parent, or other close family member (or pet) has been replaced by an identical impostor. And in this story, it's cause by paranoid schizophrenia. Read More

Reads: 28

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Review Chain House

question your reality as a person. Read More

Featured Review by MARIA KUZENARI SHINOHARA

"That was really fantastic! I think you should get the best writer award for this. If I'm not wrong, you wrote on Alien Hand Syndrome. It's a..." Read More

Short Story / Other

August 03, 2018

Reads: 40

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The The Imaginarium House

Alan and Lizzie celebrate the birth of their first, and longed for, child, but Lizzie finds motherhood unexpectedly challenging. While the characters are fictional, the story is based on a real life situation. Read More

Reads: 45

Comments: 9

Shelves: 5

The Review Chain House

This is for the writing contest and the theme I picked out was mental health and mental-illness. It goes in depth of what it is, I try to go in depth of what it's like living with a mental illness or a mental disorder. Read More
Justin Thatcher has lived most of his life with mental illness. When the weight of his illness becomes too much to bare, Justin seeks an unconventional approach to recovery. However, the treatment comes with life changing side effects. Read More

Reads: 59

Comments: 7

Shelves: 3

The Review Chain House

For a contest. The mental illness is Visual and Auditory Schizophrenia. I reseached some sites that helped me understand what it is most like and I portrayed what i learned in this writing. Note that there are many types of ways that this can affect someone. Heres the site… Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 29, 2018

Reads: 32

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Featured Review by Sue Harris

"A chilling, evocative poem, Joy, exceptionally well written. " Read More

Reads: 23

Comments: 3

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

You're supposed to heal me, but you're hurting me. Read More

Reads: 26

Comments: 6

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Live together and die together Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 12, 2018

Reads: 7

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A midday's confession. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 11, 2018

Reads: 27

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

TW: mention of self harm, mention of suicide. Read More
I read this story, Bullet In The Brain by Tobias Wolff, during my creative writing class this past spring. This is a poem I made out of words and phrases that were in that short story. Read More
It's simply a poem I wrote due to certain thoughts me and a few friends have been having. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 02, 2018

Reads: 22

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poetry piece I wrote on how it feels to live with this disorder. Read More

Poem / Poetry

July 02, 2018

Reads: 41

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

This poem explains how everyday struggle with depression feels like. It shows how it affects you around people. Read More
Working late can sometimes be an ordeal... Read More
This is the story of my life and my battle with my depression. Read More
I wrote this after Kate Spade’s passing, and finally decided to post it on here. Read More
This piece that I have wrote shares my own personal struggle with depression. It explains my everyday life while battling depression and anxiety. Read More

Reads: 107

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The The Imaginarium House

Maddi finds her soulmate on the internet... a perfect match with a difference! Read More
A short poem discussing what it means to call yourself crazy. Read More

Book / Romance

May 11, 2018

Reads: 13

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A story about the ups and downs of living with depression and trying to find your place. Read More
A riveting and concerning glimpse into the epidemic of mental illness in the 21st century that will not soon be forgotten. As told by face an obsessive compulsive bipolar insomniac. Read More

Reads: 91

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

This is the latest draft of the first chapter of a fiction novel I am working on together with my friend, M. I have put this on Booksie specifically to share on Facebook and other media platforms. As the book progresses, I intend to share other samples,… Read More

Reads: 130

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

At twelve years old I fought with the constant idea that I wasn't good enough. That I could never live up to my parent's expectations and worth. That there was something wrong with me and I didn't even deserve to be alive. So at twelve years old, in all… Read More
Booksie 2018 Poetry Contest

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