While I didn’t receive an official diagnosis of mental health conditions until I was an adult, I have had symptoms of mental health conditions since I was 9 years old. At 11 years old I was suicidal for the first
I see a red door and I want it painted black. No colors anymore, I want them to turn black. I see the girls walk by in their summer clothes I have to turn my head until my darkness goes.
For this week’s All About my Diagnosis, I’m talking about one of my diagnoses, Alcohol Use Disorder! What is Alcohol Use Disorder? Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD), also commonly called alcohol addiction or alcoholism, is a mental health condition that about
What is OCD? Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a sort of anxiety disorder that features obsessive thoughts, compulsive behavior or rituals, or both. Obsessive thoughts are unwanted and distressing thoughts, ideas, mental images, or impulses that intrude into a person’s mind
Agoraphobia can be a tough thing to deal with. It’s a type of anxiety disorder that makes it difficult to leave the house. My friend Jill (not her real name) in Pennsylvania, has a lot of experience with this and
The Bipolar Roller Coaster Whenever I hear this Katy Perry song on the radio I cringe because of this lyric… “Someone call the doctor, got a case of love bipolar, stuck on a roller coaster, and I can’t get off