Stories about mental illness

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

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livingghost
livingghostGifted WriterDefinitely not a writer






                            A walk                             






 lonely stories

A walk

A walk without social anxiety. (Oh look! I finally wrote something positive)
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#lonely#walk#positive#social anxiety#mental illness
joshuaharestad
joshuaharestadGifted WriterHobby poet hoping to be heard.
The Glass Wall self harm stories

The Glass Wall

I heard a metaphor, that seems appropriate.
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#self harm#poetry#wall#anxiety#depression
joshuaharestad
joshuaharestadGifted WriterHobby poet hoping to be heard.
Blood masochism stories

Blood

Trigger Warning: Serious self harm details. I almost triggered myself writing it.
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#masochism#stigma#self harm#anxiety#cuttig
SadChild
SadChildAn lost wander and writer of sorts
The  Darkness meterphore stories

The Darkness

night time thoughts - 5/5/18
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#meterphore#poem#thoughts#poetry#depression
yazanaalhjooj
yazanaalhjoojFrequent ReaderSomeone who's unable to trust anymore
SILENCE. death stories

SILENCE.


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#death#feelings#suicide#silence#mental illness
filopateer1710
filopateer1710A broken wee lad
In thrall  thoughts stories

In thrall

Stole some lines from @skye
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#thoughts#nihilism#anxiety#suicide#pain
deadmermaid1988
deadmermaid1988Bronze Commabeautifully awakened by the arts
Sometimes in pain stories

Sometimes

Untreated mental illness makes the affected person feel like a slave inside their own body.
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#in pain#mental illness#prisoner to self#prisoner inside yourself
desicruz
desicruzWattpad: SparrowNightingale
What Anxiety Feels Like mental illness stories

What Anxiety Feels Like

Being drunk feels a lot like an anxiety attack The voices of each person overlaps one another as I sit in the corner of this room
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#mental illness#poetry#thinking
deadmermaid1988
deadmermaid1988Bronze Commabeautifully awakened by the arts
Mental Illness mental illness stories

Mental Illness

The voice of mental illness left unmedicated.
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#mental illness#emotions#untreated
greyrainbow
greyrainbowCommunity member
The Silence 





 numb stories

The Silence

I feel it again. In the sun and rain. Deafening silence.
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#numb#lonliness#relatable#deafening silence#anxiety
rebeccaalicevin
rebeccaalicevinCommunity member
The world inside of me. mental illness stories

The world inside of me.

There is a world inside of me, that is suffocated by turbulent waves, pleasant rain and an expanse of flowers. I wish I understood the complexity its composition.
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#mental illness#world#flowers#anxiety#inside
andiekae
andiekaeCommunity member
My Curse sadness stories

My Curse

I struggle with borderline personality disorder and bipolar 1 disorder; this poem captures my inner turmoil.
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#sadness#borderline personality disorder#bipolar disorder#depression#mental illness
vincentheart
vincentheartCommunity member
Healed mental illness stories

Healed

Healed Coping mechanisms are just distractions
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#mental illness#mental health#bipolar#poetry#anxiety
coolennui
coolennuicreative writing student/procrastinator
Congratulations  diagnosis stories

Congratulations

I don't like getting test results back
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#diagnosis#mental illness#depression
vincentheart
vincentheartCommunity member
The Shapes (Thoughts of a Schizophrenic Mind)
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Vincent-Heart-1562332773863590/ mental illness stories

The Shapes (Thoughts of a Schizophrenic Mind) Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Vincent-Heart-1562332773863590/

The shapes of familiar bodies, such as states and letters, seem to have taken shape. I lie in bed awake, kept awake by the states yelling at me for not remembering their exact shape. Does Arizona hav...
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#mental illness#bipolar#anxiety#depression#schizophrenia
vincentheart
vincentheartCommunity member
I'm Running away to Jupiter (Poem about Schizophrenic Mind) poem stories

I'm Running away to Jupiter (Poem about Schizophrenic Mind)

This is a poem showing the confusion that a schizophrenic mind sometimes has.
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#poem#bipolar#depression#schizophrenia#psychiatry