how to assure people of you mental health

Nicole reid
Posted March 27, 2019 from Australia

something only you can perceive.

For many years i had a sever mental illness from my past as a child. in many ways i thought nothing was wrong and that i was unaffected. when i turned 24 years old i was first admitted into the acute psychiatric hospital. there would be 10 more admissions in to the psychiatric hospital. i had no hope and no therapies offed to me. when i was about 29 years old i had a child whom was placed into foster care system due to my mental heath issues. i battled for 2 years to convince others that my mental health is better and will not effect mt child welfare . i had work on my issues for over 3 years on my own even know the lead psychiatrist where not convinced and i had not had any treatment for gender dysphoria  that was deemd to be life threatening. i had surgery effectually changing my life my sadness and depression that i thought that would never end it was all was constant but still i have trouble of proving my sate of mind to people

my child could possible go into  foster care where i will only see her 3 times a year so now i share my story with you in the chance that it helps you as well 

by Nicole Reid  

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Jill Langhus
Mar 28
Mar 28

Hi Nicole,

Thanks for sharing your sad story. I'm sorry that you're still struggling with this. I'm sure it must be very painful. I hope that you are able to keep your child in your care. And, yes, your story will help inspire others to go after what is really important to them.

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