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"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Mental reorganization

  • By Sulaiman · Posted April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Anxiety and phobias · 1 reply
  • I will give here a brief veiw of personal experience of my 5 year of panic disorder . i approve the strange madness give me horrible torture . however there are some good aspect of this too . my fear ...

My Favorite Psalm

  • By chaplainstevens · Posted April 13, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • Psalm 13 is a perfect reading for ANYONE Christian or not that is suffering because in our humanness we feel that God has abandoned us when we are distressed. I have been a Christian over 35 years and ...

living with TSC and schizophrenia

  • By c00lbeagle77 · Posted April 13, 2014
  • Journal · 8 replies
  • Hello everybody my name is Becky and I am going to be 37 in a couple of months. I was diagnosed with TSC when I was 4yrs old. Eight years after that I began seeing and hearing things but I had no clue ...

Need a Good Laugh???

  • By chaplainstevens · Posted April 13, 2014
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • I spit my coffee out when I saw this ...

Decided to post my entire story (mostly)

  • By kdg1213 · Posted April 12, 2014
  • Journal · 25 replies
  • I am a 23 year old girl who was overweight for most of her life. I lost a bunch of weight in an unhealthy way back in 2009. Then I decided to get healthy. In January of 2011 I started to develop a problem ...

This is new...

  • 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 ...

Sick people need compassion....not judgement!

  • By chaplainstevens · Posted April 11, 2014
  • Journal · 11 replies
  • We Christians have often become Job’s friends. We treat the sick like lepers. We tell them faith can heal them, and if they don’t get healed they have no faith. We accuse them of secret sin and sometimes ...

To my Inspire Family

  • By chaplainstevens · Posted April 10, 2014
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • I thank God for all of you, your kind words and well wishes have touched my heart.....THANK YOU ...

I think I have PTSD.

  • By IRespectYou · Posted April 7, 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....

  • By charlottesweb · Posted 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 ...

Off the Rails

  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · Posted April 6, 2014
  • Journal · 6 replies
  • With my back against the Newport Traffic I find myself standing on the rail of the bridge Arms out. ocean below And this will not be the first time, because Someone tried to drown me a long time ago Someone ...

What are your fav TV and Radio shows?

  • By Flare999 · Posted April 5, 2014
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • My nurse wants me to find stuff that relaxes me, so what helps you? For radio we have RAW FM 87.60 going most of the time. Hubby introduced me to it and at first it was all alien to me and last year a ...

Any wisdom regarding "Invega shot"

  • 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 ...

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

  • By chaplainstevens · Posted April 5, 2014
  • Journal · 21 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 ...

"Vacation" in The Library

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

Geodon meds - anyone have luck?

  • By my3girls64 · Posted April 4, 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 ...

Stuck playing the waiting game.

  • By charlottesweb · Posted 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 ...

Revision/July is Stealing June

  • By UnfortunatelyAnna · Posted 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 ...

Let God Read Your Mail

  • By chaplainstevens · Posted April 2, 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 ...

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