Write Your Way to Recovery

Everyone has a story. Writing it down can help you in many different ways.

This website is designed to help people affected by mental health problems on their journey of recovery. It invites you to write your stories and experiences – and gives you tools to inspire you.

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Writing and Recovery

If you’ve ever put pen to paper to work through difficult feelings, you might already know how powerful words can be. In fact, creating and taking control of their own stories can help people affected by mental health problems to experience recovery. 

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Coping With The Times

 Help, I am so scared like I am about to fall off a tall ladder when my health faces challenges in the work place. Its ironic that I could make myself more ill trying to stay well. I could try so hard that I would do myself an injury. I ha...

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The Fountain Soothes M...

The Fountain Soothes My Troubled SoulThe fountain soothes my troubled soul.To take a minute to appreciate nature,The natural sound of splashing waterDirecte...

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The Ending

The EndHurt, Pain, Anger, BlamePower, passion, endless flameLove, hate, securityIts all of this and more for me Bang, Crash, Thud, Dreadlike the only end is dead,Cant take anymore...

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Free to be me

I wanna be Free to be Me Not what you want or expect me to be I’m gonna come out of my shell Be alive and well Break out of my skull not be dull I wanna soar and glide like a gull high in the sky feel alive I should smile and be kind N...

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A Little More Time

Please Note: this story talks about overdose and suicide. A Little More Time (My Story) My name is Joseph Fusaro. I am 32 years old. I was first diagnosed with depression, anxiety, and ADHD when I was a senior in high school, although I ...

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Leaving the bottle for my baby

I'm breaking up with you for good alcohol. I have a new love in my life who is far more important and brings me far more joy. I used to feel your comfort everywhere I went. You calmed me down, you took away my loneliness, you made me forget...

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