Write Your Way to Recovery

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

Write to Recovery is for anyone who has ever experienced some sort of distress, emotional difficulty or mental ill-health. 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 to experience recovery. 

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I Wish

I wish for the future that I will not feel stuck in this mindset that I have for 6 whole years now. To not panic or feel nauseous whenever I develop feelings for someone. To actually be able to enjoy life with someone else and to eat around the...

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anxiety,
stress
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Cruel Life

Please note; this story makes reference to suicide

So my friends 11 year old son died in his sleep yesterday. How cruel is this world?Many times people in this world have been taken way too soon and i always think about me trying to take my own relatively healthy life. I used...

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Death,
Life
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toxic atmosphere

humph...! read more

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Meeting new people

Today I went to my first ever Write to Recovery meeting. I didn't think about the fact I would be in a group of new people until I got to the door of the building. I wondered about the people that I would meet and what they would be like. I felt w...

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Recovery,
Website

Mother

This story references abuse.

You had me but i never had youWhy did you do the things that you'd doWhy was i made to feel like the outcast of the familyCouldn't you see the effect it would have on me You and my father fil...

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the,
past
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Schizophrenic and me

admitted into hospital when i was 17 now again in 2016 that makes me 30.diagnosis was nothing that got looked into back then i was told i had some traits of other illnesses but finally i have my diagnosis but i was hoping it would get better but...

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schizophrenic
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