Please welcome first-time contributor Renée, a 28-year-old woman who has lived through psychosis. Three year ago, her world came crashing down. She was starting a new job, trying to make new friends, and looking for the good in people. Stress led to not sleeping and not taking care of herself, body and mind. She ended up becoming an involuntary patient in a psychiatric hospital for three months at three different places. She couldn’t trust anyone or anything.
About this photo: “This is from the first time I got to spend time with my boyfriend after I got out of the hospital. I was in three different hospitals over a span of three months due to a “psychotic episode.” Every psychiatrist had a different diagnosis for me. I’m still dealing with post traumatic thoughts, feelings and emotional scars from the entire ordeal. I have a ton of terrible memories from some of the hospitals.”
Find more from Renée at her Instagram @twistedpassion.