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  1. H

    unspecified psychosis - discontinuing treatment

    I attempted suicide by overdose 9 months ago. I believe i was traumatized due to that experience; being in the hospital for the first time, interrogation, police tapping phone, etc caused me a lot of stress and trauma. I believe my psychosis started on the third day of being in the hospital...
  2. M

    psychosis memory

    this is more of a question but my boyfriend is currently going through his third episode and has been sectioned since yesterday although it started last week. he doesn’t really remember that i’m his girlfriend at times but i’m just wondering that when he’s better, will his memory of me come...
  3. B

    Shamed/selfish for not taking meds (despite being well)??

    Hi, I have a history of mental illness which started out life as anxiety, and rapidly "mushroomed" into psychosis perhaps as a result of the medication I was prescribed (citalopram) a long time ago. Since then I've had many high's and low's with various medications thrown into the mix along...
  4. M

    Shame and guilt after psychosis Erotomania

    I feel lost and a lot of shame and guilt around my psychotic episode. I harmed another person and I made a fool out of myself. I met someone on an dating app and we exchanged numbers, we started talking about philosophy and I then got delusions of him being like a mirror to me and I shared that...
  5. S

    My Experience With Mental Illness

    I’m not one to normally post stuff on a forum but recently as of late I have been struggling and I wanted to reach out. Over 8 years ago I was with the wrong group of people when I took just 1 hit of K2 spice which inadvertently not only got me super high but gave me a life changing traumatic...
  6. C

    New realization-the nature of the voice

    I just realized something important while I was lying awake in bed last night. Background: In my head what happens is that I will have an explicit thought (in my own voice). The voice will then apparently "comment" on that thought. The "comments" are usually very negative and take on a...
  7. H

    Fear Of Insanity

    Hey guys. So Ill try and keep this super short-- if you would like a more in-depth look at my situation, go ahead and check out this post:This is all so new to me So. Since last year, May 24th 2018- I have been dealing with some serious issues. I have pretty much experienced a bit of...
  8. C

    Really confused...There are people inside my head

    I'm quite confused. I've been "hearing voices" for about three months now. First it was only one person called Jodi who was camping out in my head. She has grown a bit younger over the months and is now a little child. Then there's Daniel, he's pretty angry most of the time and protective of...
  9. Shana09

    I really want to give up

    I'm sick of everything in my life. I'm sick of being constantly afraid, of having a lump in my throat, of wanting to scream until this feeling leaves my head forever. I want to end my life but I'm too scared to do that too. I'm jealous of people who know the difference between reality and not...
  10. J

    Depressive Psychosis

    Hey all, My name is J, I'm new to the forum. I'm looking to hear of some other people's experiences with psychosis as a result of severe depression. If any of you have stories and experiences to share, please comment. I've been experiencing depressive psychosis for a little while now and I'm...
  11. S

    Struggling with psychosis

    Barely a week ago I've been diagnosed with psychosis. The psychiatrist said that it was drug induced. What im wondering is, can it be drug induced if the last time I've taken drugs (only cannabis btw) was 5 months ago and my psychotic episode really started only a week ago and lasted for like 4...
  12. J

    Brief psychotic episode

    Hi everyone, I am a new member of this forum, and I need your advice. Sorry if I make mistakes in English, I am not native, I am Russian. I guess I need to give you a little bit of background on my mental health story. Sorry if it's a bit too long. The first time I started having problems with...
  13. A

    What can you do to prevent a second episode of psychosis?

    Besides avoiding drugs and stressful situations I'd like to know what else can I do to prevent a second episode in the future. And does experiencing psychosis mean you are more prone to have schizophrenia?
  14. J

    Hearing voices

    I’m wondering if anyone has heard voices like this. I was deep into spirituality and a little bit of Christianity before I started hearing voices. I used to read all about lucid dreaming and out of body experiences before I started having my own. I stay away from all of it now except for the...
  15. J

    Loss of touch with reality

    Hi. I'm Josie. I'm 21 years old. I am diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder. I spent many years in and out of hospitals for being suicidal. I am not suicidal now, I am safe. I used to have auditory hallucinations but it has been years since I have had one. However, I feel myself losing grip of...
  16. L

    Someone taking over my body...?

    CW: Internalised homophobia Hey there, I’m new here, and I largely made this account just to make this post, as I’m struggling. I’ve been meaning to find somewhere to post this for a while, so here goes. Just to preface this, I don’t need anyone to respond telling me to see a professional, etc...
  17. M

    Support for people who feel suicidal because of debilitating anamoalistic experiences like synchronicity and psychic experiences.

    Many people with ocd and mental illnesses suffer from strange and debilitating coincidence and synchronicities that we can't explain, and they feel telepathic and psychic like, or like we're manifesting it with our thoughts. They scare us and cause depression and anger. Many of us are fighting...
  18. M

    Feeling disconnected from reality. Is this early psychosis?

    Hi, i am Mark and i need your advices on my current situation. Since christmas, i am not feeling like myself anymore and it keeps getting worse every week. It all started with a panic attack during wich i felt like i was going crazy. I had highs and lows during a month or two but since a couple...
  19. nomask

    Disabled person with multiple diagnoses here for mutual support!

    Hello. I've been looking for communities to feel safe around, and came across this one. I've had mental illness all my life and also developmental issues. Anxiety has always been a big problem for me. At a young age, I got diagnosed with OCD, GAD, MDD, and PTSD. Pdocs have always only really...
  20. M

    Starting over after 4th psychotic episode

    Hi everyone, first post here. Just had my 4th psychotic episode 9 months ago. First one happened my senior year in high school, then another one my freshman year in College. Worked hard to graduate college and even started a business. That was 10 years ago. Business has done well enough for...