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Do Any Of Yall Suffer From Mental Illness?




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PurpleRain 
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Do Any Of Yall Suffer From Mental Illness?
 

 
I do, freaking bipolar disorder type 1. I had a major manic episode and got sent to the psychiatric ward while active duty. Spent two weeks there don’t remember much past the first day. Anyway I got out and had to see a military doc and he said if I had another episode I was out. Then a year to the day I had another episode and got hospitalized again. This time for another two weeks. Got out felt like sh*t and begged my First Sergeant to take me back to the psych ward. Stayed for another two weeks. Once I got out the military put me on light duty for the next year and a half then I got medically retired. Cool thing is I get a check from the military for life and can still go and shop on base. But it did definitely derail my life a bit as far as my career plans went. As of now I’m stable, wife, 3 kids, job, college graduate, etc. Granted, I still have suicidal thoughts every now and then and soul crushing depressions too. But no more psychotic manic episodes though so that’s cool. Anyway man I made this post to see if any of you are dealing with mental illness as well or know someone who is.


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 3 months ago '11        #2
Boston George 
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Buy a dog...

99% of the population has a mental illness, it's called entitlement...

just do drugs or have s*x like most people do, or even better READ A BOOK
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 3 months ago '11        #3
Boston George 
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P.s. I didn't read...

And hold this slap
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 3 months ago '15        #4
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Ik we all wanna joke and sh*t like the guy above me, but we as black people (the ones that are actually on this site still) need to do a better job of recognizing and taking about these things. IK discussion about it has been repeated to us by SM/MSM more in the past two years, but that don’t mean everyone actually taking heed.

Anyway, depression and anxiety runs in my family, now with a possibility of bipolar disorder thanks to my grandma being diagnosed recently.

Battled with the former, the latter is definitely on my watch for list and has me rethinking my actions over the years, but I doubt I have it.
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 3 months ago '18        #5
PurpleRain  OP
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 WhyEsElvrSurfer said
Ik we all wanna joke and sh*t like the guy above me, but we as black people (the ones that are actually on this site still) need to do a better job of recognizing and taking about these things. IK discussion about it has been repeated to us by SM/MSM more in the past two years, but that dont mean everyone actually taking heed.

Anyway, depression and anxiety runs in my family, now with a possibility of bipolar disorder thanks to my grandma being diagnosed recently.

Battled with the former, the latter is definitely on my watch for list and has me rethinking my actions over the years, but I doubt I have it.
Im sorry to hear that man def go see a psych and figure out if you have it. I feel so much better mentally on meds then I did before meds. They definitely saved my life!
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 3 months ago '17        #6
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Bipolar disorder seems to be very common. Alot of bx members say they have it.

Edit: I posted misinformation.


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 3 months ago '05        #7
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Oppositional defiant disorder which is just a fancy way of saying fu*k the Police!
Nah but seriously...
I have a problem with authority
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 3 months ago '18        #8
PurpleRain  OP
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 YoungHope said
Oppositional defiant disorder which is just a fancy way of saying fu*k the Police!
Nah but seriously...
I have a problem with authority
I did too man the military fixed that in boot camp lol!
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 3 months ago '05        #9
Soprano ATL  topics gone triple plat - Number 1 spot x1
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 Rule 336 said
Bipolar disorder seems to be very common. Alot of bx members say they have it. My guy @ told me about his story.
Nah, I’m not bipolar. I’ve never been depressed. Schizoaffective is what I have and it’s different. Hallucinations/delusions/anxiety disorder. Both diseases are brutal in they own way. Fortunately I been doin good for 19 months now.

You’d never know I had an issue at this point.
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 3 months ago '17        #10
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 Soprano ATL said
Nah, Im not bipolar. Ive never been depressed. Schizoaffective is what I have and its different. Hallucinations/delusions/anxiety disorder. Both diseases are brutal in they own way. Fortunately I been doin good for 19 months now.
Damn my bad for spreading that misinformation bro I remember us talking about it in a Katt Williams threads and we were discussing his bipolar disorder. My bad fr but salute my man I hope you continue the winning streak bro
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 3 months ago '05        #11
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 Rule 336 said
Damn my bad for spreading that misinformation bro I remember us talking about it in a Katt Williams threads and we were discussing his bipolar disorder. My bad fr but salute my man I hope you continue the winning streak bro
Preciate it man. In May ima be graduating from college, finally, something that wouldnt have been possible 2 years ago. This semester it looks like Ill have all As after making Deans list over the summer as well. Keepin in it moving in the right direction.
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 3 months ago '17        #12
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 Soprano ATL said
Preciate it man. In May ima be graduating from college, finally, something that wouldnt have been possible 2 years ago. This semester it looks like Ill have all As after making Deans list over the summer as well. Keepin in it moving in the right direction.
That's motivation bro. I'm bout to start working on this coding sh*t cause computers/technology my real passion I hope I can have similar success as you at it I hope my boy @ keeps his word and helps your boy along the way. What you majoring in?
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 3 months ago '05        #13
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That's motivation bro. I'm bout to start working on this coding sh*t cause computers/technology my real passion I hope I can have similar success as you at it I hope my boy @ keeps his word and helps your boy along the way. What you majoring in?
Business Administration
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 3 months ago '14        #14
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check this book out


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 3 months ago '16        #15
BXcellent 
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PTSD
Bipolar Depression
Anxiety

All are from witnessing my father pass away unexpectedly from cardiac arrest.
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 3 months ago '15        #16
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I have whatever it takes to get 100% disability from the military
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 3 months ago '17        #17
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 Soprano ATL said
Business Administration
Didn't get your notification for some reason my bad for the late response. What career path you tryna go down once you graduate? Corporate or the Small business route?
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 3 months ago '19        #18
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Sounds like Professor X went rogue



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 3 months ago '17        #19
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Bipolar 2 disorder, PTSD, anxiety, insomnia. First diagnosed at 13(first suicide attempt then was called manic depressive). Been dealing with it for 30 years. Multiple suicide attempts, 302's(involuntary commited) Had everything in life(wife kids good career job) lost it all to the depression and my favorite coping mechanism which is alcohol. Right now pretty down on life. Tried to get help through therapy and tons of meds. Applied for ssi while trying finally in life to take time out to get mental health straight denied so things aren't great for me. Suicidal thoughts are a daily occurrence and I pretty much shut myself off from the world alot but I keep pushing. Hopefully things will get better and I pray any of you going through depression will make it through. Love Y'all
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 3 months ago '06        #20
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 whyeselvrsurfer said
ik we all wanna joke and sh*t like the guy above me, but we as black people (the ones that are actually on this site still) need to do a better job of recognizing and taking about these things. Ik discussion about it has been repeated to us by sm/msm more in the past two years, but that dont mean everyone actually taking heed.

Anyway, depression and anxiety runs in my family, now with a possibility of bipolar disorder thanks to my grandma being diagnosed recently.

Battled with the former, the latter is definitely on my watch for list and has me rethinking my actions over the years, but i doubt i have it.
^^very very true
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 3 months ago '16        #21
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 Faseforeal1 said
Bipolar 2 disorder, PTSD, anxiety, insomnia. First diagnosed at 13(first suicide attempt then was called manic depressive). Been dealing with it for 30 years. Multiple suicide attempts, 302's(involuntary commited) Had everything in life(wife kids good career job) lost it all to the depression and my favorite coping mechanism which is alcohol. Right now pretty down on life. Tried to get help through therapy and tons of meds. Applied for ssi while trying finally in life to take time out to get mental health straight denied so things aren't great for me. Suicidal thoughts are a daily occurrence and I pretty much shut myself off from the world alot but I keep pushing. Hopefully things will get better and I pray any of you going through depression will make it through. Love Y'all
Keep ya head up bro.
It's hard but it always gets better.

Don't know if you exercise, but if not, start walking / running and lift weights as well.

This is just a forum of unknown people talking crazy sh*t but if you really need to talk you DM me and I'll call you. Life is tough as sh*t, but man the good parts are AWESOME if you can see your way through the bad parts.


I done been through some sh*t so i'm talking from experience.



You just keep on keeping on bro.
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 3 months ago '14        #22
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OP take a little bit of money and invest in a bipolar action plan. It comes with a mood chart and other things that can help you. Bipolar episodes are thought to be triggered by regular events, except people with bipolar may respond to more of an extreme. For example, getting a new job, a new girlfriend, moving to a new city, etc etc could trigger manic episodes. Breakups, loss of a job, f*ghting with loved ones, etc can lead to depressive episodes. Tracking these things can help you identify the storm before it comes and act accordingly
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 3 months ago '15        #23
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 Faseforeal1 said
Bipolar 2 disorder, PTSD, anxiety, insomnia. First diagnosed at 13(first suicide attempt then was called manic depressive). Been dealing with it for 30 years. Multiple suicide attempts, 302's(involuntary commited) Had everything in life(wife kids good career job) lost it all to the depression and my favorite coping mechanism which is alcohol. Right now pretty down on life. Tried to get help through therapy and tons of meds. Applied for ssi while trying finally in life to take time out to get mental health straight denied so things aren't great for me. Suicidal thoughts are a daily occurrence and I pretty much shut myself off from the world alot but I keep pushing. Hopefully things will get better and I pray any of you going through depression will make it through. Love Y'all
You would most def get ssi if you enter a group home.
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 3 months ago '05        #24
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 Faseforeal1 said
Bipolar 2 disorder, PTSD, anxiety, insomnia. First diagnosed at 13(first suicide attempt then was called manic depressive). Been dealing with it for 30 years. Multiple suicide attempts, 302's(involuntary commited) Had everything in life(wife kids good career job) lost it all to the depression and my favorite coping mechanism which is alcohol. Right now pretty down on life. Tried to get help through therapy and tons of meds. Applied for ssi while trying finally in life to take time out to get mental health straight denied so things aren't great for me. Suicidal thoughts are a daily occurrence and I pretty much shut myself off from the world alot but I keep pushing. Hopefully things will get better and I pray any of you going through depression will make it through. Love Y'all
Depression is a war you either win or die trying
I battle daily also at 36 my friend. If u ever need someone holla at me bro
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 3 months ago '16        #25
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I believe Mental illness is a lie

U either crazy or a normal person
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