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. Between two different men. Between need and want. It's her choice. Life or death? Possible triggers. Read More
His life is complicated and bizarre, can he ever rid himself of "him"? Read More

Book / Horror

October 18, 2017

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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

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on the sixth day of the tenth month Read More

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a comatose state takes me there Read More

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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

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

Poem / Non-Fiction

September 22, 2017

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My Internal Silent Struggle Read More

Short Story / Fantasy

September 01, 2017

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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

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Just a short poem. Read More

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The Review Chain House

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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

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what is it like to be nuts? Read More
The poem describes a manipulative relative on the day of a funeral. Read More
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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
Odd guy picks up an odder hitch hiker Read More

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The story I'm about to share is about myself and losing something I never had Read More

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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

Poem / Non-Fiction

May 11, 2017

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