There is no shame in needing medication to handle your mental illness

medication to handle your mental illness

I have a bipolar type 1 disorder, the most severe form of bipolar syndrome. I was diagnosed almost ten years ago. It took me about three years to start taking the right drugs. During those three years, I had repeated episodes of mania and depression that led to three hospital admissions. But after getting started with the right cocktail of drugs, I got stabilized. At least, I have achieved the same stability as anyone with a severe mental disorder. Despite the five medicines I take for my mood disorder and anxiety, I still have to deal with the symptoms. Continue reading “There is no shame in needing medication to handle your mental illness”

The 8 signals you should go from the analyst

The 8 signals you should go from the analyst

Everyone happens to cross periods of stress, sadness, mourning, and conflict situations, and when you feel down it can be difficult to realize that it is time to tackle your problem by approaching a professional. As far as identifying and treating diagnosable mental illnesses is a priority within the psychiatric community, offering psychological help to those who do not have easy identification problems can be equally important. And beyond all that unnecessary suffering, refusing the help of those who are bad can end up even worsening their situation. Continue reading “The 8 signals you should go from the analyst”