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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I cheated..

There was this guy, lets call him "George". Me and george dated for two years, and this summer i cheated on him. When i got sent to rehab, he found out from my bestfriend about it. The sad thing was i was under the influence both of t...

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Struggling with stayin...

 Sometimes I feel as if, i failed my parents as a kid. Like no mom wants to have a kid who has been sent to rehab because of a drug addiction. I feel like I have to own up to their expectations, and when i fail, i have failed them a...

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Struggle
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The Enduring Struggle

Please note this story references suicide

My issues with anxiety and depression started, well, I don't really know exactly when they started but I remember starting to ask my parents for days off school when I was 10/11 so that is when I pinpointed things starting to affect me. My ...

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Toward Recovery

Recovery What exactly is recovery? From an illness that is. Most likely it means different things to different people. It is very personal. It usually is not a one off affair. It takes time and with setbacks. And there can be the added proble...

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The Great Divide

The Great Divide Mother son of a rich worldSixteen class...

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I want to be me

I want to be confident, I used to be that girl. Back in high school and college I was so cocky and small-minded that nothing bothered me. I was confident in myself and roughly confident in how I looked (lets be realistic no one is confident with h...

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depression,
happy