Mental-illness stories, books, poems, and more

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Working late can sometimes be an ordeal... 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
I wrote this after Kate Spade’s passing, and finally decided to post it on here. Read More
The truth about insanity and mental illness and the people without it who were blessed when they were born. No one yet has ever lived forever that had it. Of those not born with it some recover but most people with insanity even then do not live forever. But… 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: 81

Comments: 5

Shelves: 3

The The Imaginarium House

Maddi finds her soulmate on the internet... a perfect match with a difference! 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: 0

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: 63

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

Book / Romance

April 22, 2018

Reads: 608

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: 33

Comments: 4

Shelves: 3

The Booksie Classic House

Reads: 9

Comments: 1

Shelves: 2

The Booksie Classic House

Sometimes you don't want to eat. Read More

Reads: 28

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Suicide is selfish. Read More
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: 46

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

Poem / Poetry

January 21, 2018

Reads: 43

Comments: 1

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Essay / Non-Fiction

January 20, 2018

Reads: 71

Comments: 3

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Would you risk it all for love? Read More

Featured Review by Sue Harris

"This is astonishing, I am in awe of your perseverance and determination against adversity. What you have been through, what you suffered was cru..." Read More

Reads: 69

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: 46

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: 20

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A poem about Schizophrenia. Read More

Poem / Poetry

December 27, 2017

Reads: 58

Shelves: 1

The Memoirs House

Reads: 58

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: 149

Comments: 2

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: 316

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

Book / Young Adult

November 26, 2017

Reads: 276

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: 66

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 12, 2017

Reads: 11

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

Jurgen's eternity- the fantasy of a young schizophrenic, buried in a place outside time and reality. As she stumbles through her fragmented life, she finds herself deeper and deeper in the mind's darkest corners. Read More

Short Story / Other

November 09, 2017

Reads: 41

Shelves: 1

The Booksie Classic House

A short journey through the life of a young schizophrenic. Read More
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