Do Prisons Really Work?

Prisons, also known as correctional institutions have been a major part of the criminal justice system for years and years. The first prison built in the US was in 1790. Even though prisons and prison sentences differ slightly from country to country, all of them operate in the same manner. Their main purpose is to…

What To Expect-Inpatient In A Psychiatric Hospital

I have only been to the psychiatric hospital twice and both times were this year. This is only my opinions on what to expect based on my own experience.  No Privacy  I think this one is a given. You have no privacy. All of your possessions are looked through before arrival incase there is any…

Dear Attacker

This is to my attacker, The one who destroyed me. Thank you for fucking me up, literally. You were always so good at lying and the worst at loving. You see, you destroyed me. The way you worked me up to be the best victim you ever had. The way you made me think that…

How Have I Been Since We Last Spoke?

Hi Guys! I haven’t really written anything in a while. I have been really busy trying to get everything sorted for university. I’m moving in on the 23rd and i cannot wait. I am a little nervous i cant lie to you, but i think it will be good for me to go somewhere where…

My Time In The Psych Ward..The First Time.

So a few of you already know that I was admitted into hospital twice during the month of June. On the 6th June I took an overdose. My depression and psychosis got really bad. I was hearing voices and seeing things that weren’t there. I wanted to die. The next day I woke up in…

Hello, I Have Borderline Personality Disorder..

Hello, it’s been a while. How are you? Lets just say that things have been pretty tough the last couple of weeks. I was in a psychiatric hospital..twice. I will leave that story for another post. I would prefer to tell the story through a video though, so if anyone knows how to do that…

Social Media

Today social media has a great influence on society. We are continuously using social media to communicate with people, express ourselves and find out what is going on around us. We no longer have to wait for the newspaper the next morning to know what is going on. We just use our little thumbs and…

What is it like living with depression? (The Black Dog)

Depression is not a sign of weakness. It means you have been strong for far too long. I have been struggling with depression for over 3 years. It has been tough, I can’t lie but I’m still here. That’s a good thing. Depression to me feels like a black cloud. Continuously following me around..In Harry…

Misconceptions of Eating Disorders Part 1

Eating Disorders Aren’t Serious  Eating disorders have the highest mortality rate compared to any other mental illness. Many people who are suffering with an eating disorder, specifically anorexic’s are likely to die prematurely because of their illness. Anorexics are more at risk of: Heart failure due to having an abnormally slow heart rate and low blood…

What Is It Like To Have an Eating Disorder?

Trying to explain to someone what it is actually like to have an eating disorder is VERY difficult to explain…but what the heck? I might as well give it a go regardless. Let’s start off with asking you. Yes, you reading this! What is your biggest fear? It may be a fear of spiders, heights,…