What To Do When Experiencing Psychosis

I just learned that the daughter of a very good friend of mine had to be forcibly hospitalized after experiencing some form of psychosis. At this point, I don’t know too many of the details, but from what I understand she had to call the police to have her taken away. Certainly not the way that you want to get help for a friend or family member. Sometimes, however, symptoms can become serious enough and can crop up without warning and you have little choice but to seek whatever immediate help is available to you. This is an extremely difficult choice for anyone but you have to know that, in wellness, the person who you are forced to commit are usually able to see the reasons why you have taken the steps that you did. Read more

Family & Illness

I wanted to come clean about a few things here. I was not an easy kid. In general, I would say that I was not easy to be around once I hit puberty.

There were many reasons for this, most of which are not relevant to include here, but one of the reasons was the fact that I was dealing with a mental illness.

Both of my parents tried to get me to see a doctor when I was quite young, but I refused to go.  Read more