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    An_239356 posted:
    Being a patient was the most devastating experience of my life. At a time when I was
    already fragile and vulnerable, being labeled and treated only confirmed to me I
    was worthless. It was clear my thoughts, feelings, and opinions counted for little. I was
    presumed not to be able to take care of myself or to make decisions in my own best
    interest, and to need mental health professionals running my life for me. For this total
    disregard of my wishes and feelings, I was expected to be appreciative and grateful. In
    fact, anything less was taken as a further symptom of my illness, as one more indication
    I truly needed more of the same.


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    IrwinsLady responded:
    I loved that hospital. it helped me a lot and i havent had trouble since.
    The voices in my head and my 2 imaginary friends got into a fight and I had to break it up by hitting my head on the wall and telling then CALM YOUR ASSES DOWN! ( my friend posted this on fb)
     
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    1AkathisiA replied to IrwinsLady's response:
    I hated that place from the start. The Naked search that included "Squat and cough" on intake. I am a human being ! not a criminal or an animal.
    Just the fact the door is locked makes it a prison. Were you on the 3rd floor ?
     
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    IrwinsLady replied to 1AkathisiA's response:
    no i was on the Pride Unit the second floor.
    The voices in my head and my 2 imaginary friends got into a fight and I had to break it up by hitting my head on the wall and telling then CALM YOUR ASSES DOWN! ( my friend posted this on fb)


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