Stories about mental illness

Here are the top short stories, fanfiction, poetry, and posts about mental illness on Commaful, including topics like "mental illness", "poem", and more. Click here to sign up for more stories about mental illness.

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wethedreamers
wethedreamersCommabassadorAnd we're a million miles away.
The Kitchen Sink art stories

The Kitchen Sink

Some nights are longer than others.

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mipoet
mipoetCommaful StarMy psychiatrist says he'd vote for me.
How You're Treated art stories

How You're Treated

I don’t know if I’ll trust again. I trusted my boss.

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usagi
usagiSilver CommaSocially awkward swamp witch.
                      Off Switch mental illness stories

Off Switch

A sad, emo-tastic poem. TRIGGER WARNING: Suicide

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haleyinreallife
haleyinreallifeBronze CommaI'm merely a collection of paradoxes.
We're All Candles... mental illness stories

We're All Candles...

Humans are fragile, much like the flame of a candle.

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usagi
usagiSilver CommaSocially awkward swamp witch.
Absurdly Apathic mental illness stories

Absurdly Apathic

Just a free form poem on how I'm feeling lately - trying to figure out how to stop and pause, enjoy the moment, or break my apathy.

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sarahemma
sarahemmaGifted Writeri’ve got a war in my mind // daydreaming
My Loneliness. poem stories

My Loneliness.

"It’s all on me”

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mipoet
mipoetCommaful StarMy psychiatrist says he'd vote for me.
Please read this mental illness stories

Please read this

A short essay. Very short. I'd really appreciate it if you'd read it.

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mipoet
mipoetCommaful StarMy psychiatrist says he'd vote for me.
Just the Local Store mental illness stories

Just the Local Store

Angsty and edgy. I want to want to do something.

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fallenshadow
fallenshadowGifted Writer17| Poet in heart, puppet in life.
Sick mental illness stories

Sick

Don't judge me as you see.

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kellydenairuich
kellydenairuichSilver CommaWriter/Poet/Mother, 24F, United States
Closer mental illness stories

Closer

How it feels when someone won't let you in. I promise I won't break you.

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narcoswing
narcoswingGifted WriterFELLING ULTRAMARINE
needed me art stories

needed me

I miss the feeling of your misery

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charliesheldon
charliesheldonSilver Commaphilosopher & pervayor of weird cat pics
The Tap mental illness stories

The Tap

A poem I wrote shortly after reading a number of articles about PTSD treatment.

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amandamoran
amandamoranCommunity member
Terrified mental illness stories

Terrified

Song/poem I wrote in middle school

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livingghost
livingghostGifted WriterDefinitely not a writer ig: livingxghost






                            A walk                             






 mental illness stories

A walk

A walk without social anxiety. (Oh look! I finally wrote something positive)

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stevewaldrop
stevewaldropCommaful StarStoryteller, Poet
Sal mental illness stories

Sal

A tale of despair...and hope. A bit longer than what I have posted lately.

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livingghost
livingghostGifted WriterDefinitely not a writer ig: livingxghost






            Monsters in the dark                   mental illness stories

Monsters in the dark

Watch out for the monsters in the dark. You won't find them under the bed, neither down the cellar

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livingghost
livingghostGifted WriterDefinitely not a writer ig: livingxghost





 
        Don't make me go outside       






 mental illness stories

Don't make me go outside

Sometimes the world is just too scary, and I feel too weak and fragile; stepping out of the door is enough, to make my heart pound fast

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livingghost
livingghostGifted WriterDefinitely not a writer ig: livingxghost






                               Milk                                





 mental illness stories

Milk

I'm no longer a kid. I no longer drink milk to help me sleep

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wethedreamers
wethedreamersCommabassadorAnd we're a million miles away.
Underwater poems stories

Underwater

Dreamlike.

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salmonreed
salmonreedyoung, dumb, & stung 👽





                    In The Woods mental illness stories

In The Woods

This is either a metaphor for depression or a guide on flirting with the cryptid in your backyard.

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