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The Drugs that Saved my Life: A Journey

Whenever someone talks about medications one of the first things they want to know about it side-effects. And of course they do! Nobody wants to try to solve a problem and create more problems in the process.  And nobody wants to make things so bad that the cure is worse than the disease! This is extremely Read More

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When Everything isn’t Enough: A Medication Story

There’s a lot of stigma surrounding mental illness and even more around the use of medications to treat them.  As much as I can’t stand the stigma, drugs can be scary (ask me how I know!) and definitely need to be explored a bit before jumping on board.   As I mentioned in Depression: Doctors, Read More

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Depression: Doctors, Hospitals, and Medication

My experience with mental illness (depression and anxiety in particular) goes pretty far back so it was hard to identify when things got to the point where I needed a bit of external help.  You see, depression and anxiety (at least in my experience) don’t usually hit all at once and then you know just Read More