My Anxiety Disorder: YouTuber Jessii Vee’s Story

I was an extremely nervous and shy kid. The type that hid behind their mom to avoid any social interaction. My first day of grade one was a complete nightmare. My dad dropped me at school and I begged him to go to class with me. I couldn’t stand the thought of being alone in a room full of strangers. […]

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Early Treatment of Mental Disorders

During the first half of this century mental hospitals tried to use medical treatment for people with severe mental disorders however the medical procedures used were crude, largely ineffective, and often unintentionally cruel some of the leading approaches are shown in this segment A popular technique was hydrotherapy in which patients were sprayed by water in order to stimulate them […]

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Coping as a carer | Talking about mental health – Episode 12

I became this carer without really knowing I was a carer. I just was there putting one foot in front of the other trying to keep going to help my husband and fight in his corner for him. And it never occurred to me that there was never any support for me because I’ve got my own mental health condition […]

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Wil Wheaton on Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Chronic Depression, and Recovery

My name is Wil Wheaton, I am an actor, writer, and producer. I have generalized anxiety disorder, and I have, I forget the exact medical term for it, but it’s sort of like chronic depression. I wasn’t aware of how my mental illness was affecting me until I was suffering from it for easily 15 or 20 years. Because what […]

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Tyson Fury | Mental Health Problems, Depression & Addiction

I suffered with mental health problems my whole life but I didn’t know what it was. Because I never had no education on the matter. I felt as I have nothing, I felt there was an empty gaping hole. I didn’t have the desire, the fire wasn’t burning no longer to fight. And I was suffering with depression the whole […]

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Celebrating Sobriety: Kate’s Mini Documentary | Rogers Behavioral Health

St.. Patrick’s Day has always been a day celebrated by myself with some of these streamers and with family My mom has put everything together and she’s cooking in the kitchen and my Dad’s just moving things Zoey you want to help me hang some streamers up? We have a party today? Yeah But today has a very special meaning […]

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Meg Hutchinson — Speaking out about mental illness

The breakdown was 2006 and the first time I spoke publicly was 2011. I was writing songs about it and that’s what encouraged people to start asking for the story. I was always able to sing about it. For some reason that felt safe, but speaking about it felt terrifying. And the first time they asked me, I remember it […]

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Burlington group to propose new eviction protocol focusing on mental health

RESIDENTS IN THE QUEEN CITY, RESIDENTS IN THE QUEEN CITY, BUT ALMOST A YEAR AGO, A BUT ALMOST A YEAR AGO, A BURINGTON MAN WAS SHOT AND BURINGTON MAN WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY POLICE. KILLED BY POLICE. INVESTIGATORS LATER LEARNED HE INVESTIGATORS LATER LEARNED HE WAS FACING EVICITON WAS FACING EVICITON NOW, CITY OFFICIALS ARE WORKING NOW, CITY OFFICIALS […]

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Right to Fail | Preview | FRONTLINE

>>NARRATOR: It was a landmark ruling– Thousands of New Yorkers with severe mental illness had a right to live on their own.>>There was a huge question about whether people that had been institutionalized can live successfully in the community.>>NARRATOR: And a right to fail.>>They just brought me there and said, “ta daaa!”>>NARRATOR: “Frontline” and ProPublica investigate.>>Did it feel like you […]

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Mental health and being LGBTQ | Christine ‘s Mental Health Story | Mind

Hello. I’m Christine and I live in Brighton and Hove and I’m bipolar. I was diagnosed, not until I was in my forties and I guess, I’m here today because I wanted to talk about the importance of having LGBTQ, specific services for people with mental health issues. I feel that people with mental health face a lot of issues, […]

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