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Geodon - my 17 year old daughter

my3girls64
  • By my3girls64 · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • my daughter has been on several meds.. risperidone with lexapro was wonderful until she started lactating.. so we had to get her off of it pretty quick.. They switched her to Serequel.. absolultey horrible ...

To my Inspire Family

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 12, 2014
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • I thank God for all of you, your kind words and well wishes have touched my heart.....THANK YOU ...

SSRI's making it worse

MareH
  • By MareH · New reply April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Bipolar disorder · 2 replies
  • This is regarding my 30 year old son. He is bi-polar suffering with anxiety disorder. He has been on several ssri's Zoloft being the latest one. He suffers from many side effects so he started on a very ...

This is new...

Fahnette
  • By Fahnette · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Discussion in Other issues · 0 replies
  • I think I might be angry. Yes, yes I am. Wow. You see, my family doesn't "do" strong emotions so I've gotten quite used to numbing. Even after the whole near-death/ptsd/constant pain thing it seemed like ...

New Diagnosis....sigh (God Help me)

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 10, 2014
  • Journal · 20 replies
  • I talked to a VA Psychiatrist for an hour yesterday and he said without a shadow of a doubt I suffer from PTSD, he said working at a Psych hospital and a Trauma hospital is aggravating my already present ...

Enjoying Every Moment

SurroundingHope
  • By SurroundingHope · New reply April 9, 2014
  • Journal · 12 replies
  • Over the years I have survived. All forms of abuse from my family, cops that wouldnt help, school wouldnt help, and friends couldnt do anything. Abandonment, Abuse, Neglect, and so much more. When I turned ...

I think I have PTSD.

IRespectYou
  • By IRespectYou · New reply April 8, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Hello. It's been a while. I hope that you missed me. I may have PTSD. I want to say something about that. Please write back and tell me what is wrong with me and that I am wonderful. Trauma, according ...

Putting my issues on the back burner....

charlottesweb
  • By charlottesweb · New reply April 7, 2014
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Had to take mom to hospital yesterday. Found she has a fractured bone in her spine and diverticulitis acting up again. They plan to let her go home tomorrow. I haven't seen my mom for awhile but, she ...

Let God Read Your Mail

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 7, 2014
  • Journal · 13 replies
  • In the Old Testament there is a story about King Hezekiah and how when he received a threatening letter from the King of Assyira....he placed the letter on the altar in the Temple and gave it to God ...

"Vacation" in The Library

chaplainstevens
  • By chaplainstevens · New reply April 6, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • Have you ever needed a break spend a day in the Library VERY theraputic ...

Any wisdom regarding "Invega shot"

luchafree
  • By luchafree · Posted April 5, 2014
  • Discussion in Bipolar disorder · 0 replies
  • My son just received a 30 injection of Invega. He is more depressed, tearful and stating reporting suicidal thoughts. I am concerned since Invega is new and we have poor overall success with meds. He ...

Geodon meds - anyone have luck?

my3girls64
  • By my3girls64 · New reply April 5, 2014
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • my 17 1/2 year old was on risperidone and it worked very well until she started lactating.. we had to take her off of it.. they tried serequel and it was as if she wasn't on anything at all.. she was ...

my boyfriend has paranoid schitzophrenia

ocean260
  • By ocean260 · New reply April 4, 2014
  • Discussion in Schizophrenia · 21 replies
  • Hello eyeryone, I just recently found out that my 44 year old boyfriend (I am 43) has paranoid schitzophrenia. He stopped taking his abilify for two months and ended up in the mental hospital because ...

frightened and fretting

Graylady13
  • By Graylady13 · New reply April 4, 2014
  • Discussion in Suicide · 5 replies
  • I saw my pain doctor today. They want me to stop taking the two Aleve I take a day for pain from psoriatic arthritis but when I try I get so filled with pain I can't function and want to die and the cycle ...

married and unhappy

seeknom1
  • By seeknom1 · New reply April 4, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • I will not get a divorce. I have a disabled child who is 16. My husband is th stronger person. He ignores me yells at me and is mean I have mental illness and gained 75 pounds in this loveless marriage ...

This is me....

rubylane869
  • By rubylane869 · New reply April 3, 2014
  • Journal · 4 replies
  • I'm glad I found this site. Mostly I was just looking for some support for HES...which I MIGHT have. They haven't figured it out yet. I had gone to the ER in December with stomach pain & when they checked ...

What else can I try.

kcasey82
  • By kcasey82 · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Discussion in Other issues · 3 replies
  • First of all I put this under other issues because I have many of the ones listed a d I didn't want to post the same message in 4 different locations. I am 31 and at age 22 I was diagnosed Bi-polar manic ...

Stuck playing the waiting game.

charlottesweb
  • By charlottesweb · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Went for second opinion today only to find out I need to wait!! My first neurologist went over all my tests and said at this point he will use my current results as a starting place and to come back every ...

Any report for using Latuda on a long period of time ???

latuda
  • By latuda · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Discussion in Depression · 4 replies
  • Has anyone been on Latuda for a long period of time ? I mean more than six months since this is a new medication. I have been on it for about 4 weeks now and the only improvement I can notice is that ...

Revision/July is Stealing June

UnfortunatelyAnna
  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · New reply April 2, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • July is stealing June and it's more than I can bear He'll lie, steal and cheat And help you from your knees Does anyone ever really care There will be a ragged tear inside of me One you can't repair But ...

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