Surviving Bipolar

Part 12: Visitors, Lies, and Complicated Emotions (Day 4 in a Psychiatric Hospital)
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Part 12: Visitors, Lies, and Complicated Emotions (Day 4 in a Psychiatric Hospital)

On my fourth day in a psychiatric hospital, I was finally able to have visitors. After feeling isolated for days, it was an incredible relief to feel the comfort of friends. But the visit also brought unexpected challenges. Read Part 12 of the Surviving Bipolar Series.
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Part 11: Seeing a Doctor, Learning About Anxiety, and Connecting in Group Therapy (Day 3 in a Psychiatric Hospital)
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Part 11: Seeing a Doctor, Learning About Anxiety, and Connecting in Group Therapy (Day 3 in a Psychiatric Hospital)

Continuing the Surviving Bipolar Series, part 11 discusses the events of my third day in a psychiatric hospital. From seeing the doctor to connecting in group therapy, several parts of the day stuck with me.
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Part 10: The Positive Parts of Day Two in a Psychiatric Care Center
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Part 10: The Positive Parts of Day Two in a Psychiatric Care Center

This post tells the story of the things I learned during my second day in a psychiatric hospital and the people I met. It’s an honest account of what it was like, written with the hope that it will help others who are going through something similar. If you’re struggling with mental illness, know that you’re not alone. There is hope, and there is help.
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Part 9: Day 2 in a Psychiatric Hospital and Adjusting to a New Reality
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Part 9: Day 2 in a Psychiatric Hospital and Adjusting to a New Reality

I’m open about my bipolar disorder, and I want to share what happened on my second day in the psychiatric hospital. It was challenging, but I faced it head-on with courage and strength. If you’re struggling with a mental illness, know that you’re not alone. There is hope, and you can get through this.

Part 8: My First Day in a Psychiatric Hospital
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Part 8: My First Day in a Psychiatric Hospital

What’s it like to be in a psychiatric hospital? Would I do it again? Read one writer’s bipolar journey in the Surviving Bipolar series. | #mentalhealth #mentalillness #bipolar