(Català) Parlar de l’estigma en la salut mental es avui tan encertat i problemàtic que no ens deixa veure l’arrel del problema.
World Suicide Prevention Day is celebrated on 10 September. Suicide can be prevented. We are told this.
My name is Francesc and the purpose of this article is to make people conscious about how difficult is to live with paranoid schizophrenia, and the different way outs one can find.
In the midst of a long, intense summer, my first outbreak and diagnosis took place. Schizoaffective disorder. Following a hard time with my job and family, just when I felt more peaceful, while I was holidaying with relatives and friends in a campsite by a beautiful beach cove.
My name is Inma. I’m 47 years old. When I was 19 years of age more or less, I began to have the first symptoms of mental health problems. I comment my age and when I began to have what my family calls my disease so that everyone can understand the great fears that have lately harassed me.
The Asperger Syndrome one has it for the entire life. At least, I have been told that by the professionals who treat me, and I believe it. Moreover, it probably has been different from the moment I discovered the world and the world discovered me.
I am a person with Autism. The type of Autism that I suffer (Asperger syndrome) lets me verbally express, but the words with which I interact are not the same than the ones that others use.
Sometimes I would like to be psychologically dead, in the sense of not realizing anything… To have no idea of who I am, why I am here, to be completely out of reality, not to be aware of this damn world in which I feel forced to live.
My mother’s memory is going away. And if he is told, he gets angry. He is many years old, but he thinks his mind is as fresh as when he was twenty.
Probably I am not the most appropriate person to talk about it, but I think that one of the major problems of a person with mental disorders is the fear.