Depression, Mental Health, Schizoaffective

My Experience with Depression/Schizoaffective Disorder

It’s hard to talk about one without the other here. I was first misdiagnosed with clinical depression in February of 2017. Then later in March of 2017 I was rediagnosed with major depression with psychotic features. And finally schizoaffective disorder in April of 2017. Schizoaffective disorder is a combination of schizophrenia and a mood disorder whether that be major depression…

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Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Mental Health, Schizoaffective

8 Ways to Help Someone who is Suicidal

Suicide Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 https://www.helpguide.org/articles/suicide-prevention/suicide-prevention.htm http://perplexingpurple.com/mental-health-resources/ 1. Listen to them Talk with them. Listen to what they have to say. Listen to their reasons. Don’t try to convince them otherwise until you hear them out and make a plan of action. 2. Make an appointment with them to see a therapist or psychiatrist Help them seek out professional help. Maybe even ask…

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Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder, Depression, Mental Health, Schizoaffective

15 Warning Signs Someone is Suicidal

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org/how-we-can-all-prevent-suicide/ Risk Factors and Warning Signs https://save.org/about-suicide/warning-signs-risk-factors-protective-factors/ These links are to websites that have more information on how to prevent suicide. They are also where I gathered most of the information for this post. 1. Talking about feeling hopeless or having no reason to live Someone can start talking like this when they think they have no other options left.…

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