Category Archives: medication

I Used To Be A Runner…

Not a great one, not even a good one, but I was a loyal runner. Running made me feel good. It made me ‘okay’. On days when I was angry, run down, the worst of my depressive and suicidal moods … Continue reading

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(Recovery is a LIFE-long process) 30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 30

Day 30: What does recovery mean to you? Over the past year and two months since the incident involving me and my family I have worked hard to understand exactly what recovery means for us. Mental illness and suicide is … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 24

Day 24: What is your opinion on alternative treatments or treatments that aren’t commonly used? (Some examples are: EMDR, hypnotherapy, herbal or vitamin supplements, acupuncture, massage therapy, art, music, or recreational therapy, ECT, VNS, TMS, DBS) This one may be … Continue reading

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30 Days of Mental Illness Awareness Challenge- Day 22

Day 22: What is your opinion on medication used to treat mental illness (es)? I understand there is quite a bit of controversy when it comes to medication. Some feel the mentally ill are overmedicated and others feel medicine is … Continue reading

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