When I have difficulty in my daily surroundings, certain things happen that lead to trauma. Everything is upside down and it seems like things are falling apart all around me. And thoughts are all inside my mind and I don’t know or understand why.
Then I can’t take it anymore. Finally I have to go to the doctor. I sometimes try to explain and the doctor doesn’t know how or what is happening to me. Then I am told that I have a mental disorder. I don’t want to believe what has been diagnosed and I’m in denial. It could take a while for me to believe. This could go on for some time and I may need to take medicine. I may need a little more help with or without a hospital stay.
Denial can be more serious than one thinks. Family members can help, but sometimes they can’t. It depends on the one who has the illness. The main thing is that I get the help that is needed. I also must want to help myself. Remember this is the first step to start getting better. There is also help even for my own denial. But I am still not ready to believe in myself. Only time will tell with the help I am getting from my spouse and doctors.
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