I'm a Twenty year old mental health advocate. My goal is to help diminish the stigma that surrounds mental health, I'm doing this by being open about my own mental health issues, and also by educating others on mental illnesses,With knowledge comes understanding, with understanding comes acceptance.
Tag Archives: psych ward
This Christmas has to be an amazing one, I can’t let it be anything like last years. Last year I woke up Christmas morning in the hospital after already being inpatient for 30 days. I was only able to go … Continue reading
During my stay at the hospital, I was able to keep my cell phone, if I only used it either in my room, or outside on passes, I used this to my advantage and took plenty of photos to document … Continue reading
*Still Inpatient* The tree is lit, the decorations are hung and presents are wrapped, but sadly this year I am spending my Christmas here as in an inpatient here on the psychiatric ward, where there is a small Christmas tree … Continue reading
*Still Inpatient* So I’ve already made a list of what you should think to bring when going inpatient, but what can’t you bring? Some of the things on the list will be obvious, but make sure you read the fine … Continue reading
This past January was my first time on an adult mental health ward. I had no clue what I would need to bring, or even what I could bring, or could not bring. I was more prepared the second time … Continue reading