Author Archives: charlotte Wessels
To doubt is human it is where you go from there that matters
There was a problem though, I built up a tolerance to the med. It got less effective the longer I took it. It was a small dose, so we just increased it. Over and over.
If you have been following this series and you realise that you are dependent on these buggers, you will hopefully be motivated to cease your extended use. I am positive that this is possible, but it won’t be a walk in the park.
How do you tell if you are dependent on your “chill pill” of choice? Here is a list of indicators
I will be the first among many of you who I hope will follow, and admit that I am benzo dependent. It started 6 years ago when I had a […]
Every morning he would welcome me into his office with those same hopeful eyes.
Based on the article: Sukhmeet Singh, Liz Forty, Arianna di Florio, Katherine Gordon-Smith, Ian Jones, Nick Craddock, Lisa Jones and Daniel J. Smith, Affective temperaments and concomitant alcohol use disorders […]
The use of maladaptive coping skills has been linked to the severity of the illness for example increased hypomania, depression, anxiety and stress levels.
So yes, depression showed up, but you know what, the monster isn't half as intimidating as it always was.