Stories about mental illness

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

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joshuaharestad
joshuaharestadCommaful StarMy own worst enemy.
How You're Treated emotions stories

How You're Treated

I don’t know if I’ll trust again. I trusted my boss.
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#emotions#sadness#mental illness#mentalillness#art
amandamoran
amandamoranCommunity member
Terrified song stories

Terrified

Song/poem I wrote in middle school
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#song#depression#mental illness#anxiety#deep
livingghost
livingghostGifted WriterDefinitely not a writer






            Monsters in the dark                   monsters 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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#monsters#thoughts#night#mental health#lost and found
joshuaharestad
joshuaharestadCommaful StarMy own worst enemy.
Hurting dying stories

Hurting

Hurting inside, in a way I can’t describe.
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#dying#failure#sadness#mental illness#mentalillness
sarahemma
sarahemmaGifted Writeri’ve got a war in my mind // daydreaming
Anxiety.  poetry stories

Anxiety.

"I hear nothing, I feel nothing"
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#poetry#sad#depression#poet#anxious
livingghost
livingghostGifted WriterDefinitely not a writer






                             A rush                                





 addiction stories

A rush

Bad coping mechanisms. (TW: use of a bad word!)
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#addiction#depression#feelings#mental illness#sad
charliesheldon
charliesheldonSilver Commaphilosopher & pervayor of weird cat pics
Journey To The Ward failure stories

Journey To The Ward

A sad exercise in description based story-telling. About 275 words in length. For the daily prompt "failure." This is inspired by my own experiences but not a direct retelling of something that has ha...
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#failure#ward#psychiatric ward#psychiatry#mental illness
thehushedpoet
thehushedpoetWords are my paints, paper my canvas
Thief mental illness stories

Thief

Thief. Stole my memories.
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#mental illness
amandamoran
amandamoranCommunity member
A daydream:
 daydream stories

A daydream:

Written in my chemistry class
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#daydream#anxiety#sad#magic#sky
innovativeminds
innovativemindsAdvocates of Poetry and Mental Health
Poetry Website! poem stories

Poetry Website!

Innovative Minds' Poetry Advocate Foundation consists of a community of poets raising awareness through poetry. A forum where visitors can submit poetry of there own and get feedback and providing awa...
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#poem#mental illness#forum#poetry#website
bvmbi
bvmbiCommabassadorsome things about "something"
Fake Deep me stories

Fake Deep

something I’ve noticed
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#me#self love#poetry#art#them
amandamoran
amandamoranCommunity member
Nothing poetry stories

Nothing

Found a poem I wrote in middle school and thought I’d post it
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#poetry#alone#breaking#depression#poem
heyimjustwritin
heyimjustwritinSilver CommaI'm so broken
All In My Head trapped stories

All In My Head

I decided to try to write a sonnet...what do you think?
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#trapped#cage#iambic pentameter#sonnet#overwhelmed
handsameu
handsameuBlade is my pen, blood is my ink
My daily life panic attacks stories

My daily life

A very short acrostic poem.
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#panic attacks#suicide#depression#mental illness#acrostic
elizabethblair
elizabethblairPotato Enthusiast
Numb depression stories

Numb

I can't penetrate my own fence that I built around myself.
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#depression#emotion#sad#mentally#sadness
amandamoran
amandamoranCommunity member
Ode to Clons poem stories

Ode to Clons

Free verse poem I wrote in my math class
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#poem#psychology#free verse#anxiety#paychology
aysel
ayselCommunity member





Yet Still Lacking. | regret stories

Yet Still Lacking. |

Moments are fleeting, and ever-changing. We find bits and pieces of nothing and everything within the shattered fragments of our subconscious. As children, we remember everything. Eyes act as recorder...
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#regret#childhood trauma#trauma#memories#fiction
akira
akiraBright kid, dark eyes.
I have trouble knowing when something begins and when it ends. bipolar disorder stories

I have trouble knowing when something begins and when it ends.

My brain’s a mess of memories and emotion stacking atop each other.
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#bipolar disorder#bipolar#mental illness#jumbled thoughts