I have been diagnosed with several mental health issues, Depression, Schizoaffective disorder, and PTSD. I have struggled with depression my entire life and I have tried to kill myself several times. I’ve had good doctors and therapists and have been in many mental health hospitals; I even had ECT all to no avail.
Instead of getting better I became worse. It became so debilitating I was unable to work any more. I truly miss my old job. But it was more important to me to heal than just keep doing the same things and continue to become sicker and sicker.
I became homeless after scaring my family with an aggressive act. I began living in a homeless shelter and it was there that I was finally diagnosed with the proper diseases (above) and began on the proper treatments and therapies. It was still a very rough road and again I tried killing myself but slowly through time I have become much better.
In know way am I healed, I struggle everyday with the scars of abuse that I carry with me that caused my mind to splinter and for me to become so ill. But, I know that if I continue to follow my plan from my doctors and therapist that I may be able to live a much happier life.
To all those who struggle daily, I wish for you much love, care and understanding. I hope that you are able to find the proper help and treatments.