I’ve now been hospitalized five times for my psychiatric illnesses. I find this fact shocking. The only thing I find more shocking was the unrelenting mixed episode that landed me in the hospital, again.
Comparing traumas is futile. It’s the impact the trauma had on the individual that matters.
Am I sober if I’m taking psych meds?
Does mental illness trigger addiction or vice-versa?
I had postpartum depression for four years and it nearly killed me. I was hospitalized twice and I missed my…