DitsyDiabetic

36d

Agree or disagree? being EXTREMELY poor makes mental health issues EXPONENTIALLY worse.

this is what I’m experiencing right now. I barely make enough for rent and bills, so i barely get to eat, and never get to do anything fun unless someone else pays for it, among other issues…..

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Episodic Mood Disorder

Bipolar Disorder

Anxiety (Including GAD)

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  • KratomEater

    36d

    I agree. The system is set up for those in the low income bracket.

    • DitsyDiabetic

      36d

      i need to find a way out of my financial hole, but I’m too unstable to get a “good” job so idk what do 😭😭😭

      • KratomEater

        36d

        I know exactly what you’re going through! I’m so sorry you are going through this😞 maybe doing Uber or door dash could help with supplemental income and allow you to work when you’re okay to.🤷🏽

    • KratomEater

      36d

      Correction: Is not set up

      • DitsyDiabetic

        36d

        caught that and rolled with it

  • Zuma

    36d

    I completely agree. I’ve been going through some medication switches, and my mental health has been absolute $#!+. I felt super depressed, Christmas Eve, and then even worse Christmas morning. I ended up going to bed at 7:30 on Christmas Eve. I don’t know what had come up but it was a mess. My mental health is also been very poor because of thoughts that go through my head. Some of the online groups that I am in told me to take a break from the Internet for a while until I can get my mental health together, and believe me, I’m trying, but it’s not always possible to do.

    • DitsyDiabetic

      36d

      Yessss I’ve been thru that same thing last year, thankfully this year i was on good meds for the gathering with my extended family, but for the one with my immediate family i slipped up a bit….. got mad, started yelling 😭😭😭

      • Zuma

        36d

        ooof. That sounds rough. My medication’s just got switched like two weeks ago and my depression has been better, but it’s still not great.

  • Teardrops

    36d

    Hi…. I would have say agree. When you need to take care of things like rent and bills and try to take care of food too next is can you go to a doctor/psychiatrist/ therapist and what about medications. I know from some past experience food pantries can help dealing with food issues not always what you want to eat. But it does out food on the table. Next they have low income or sliding fee clinics if you live in a location that has them. If you don’t have insurance that is. Or if you qualify there is Medicaid possibly. There is also mmm I think it’s 411 to call to get resources for your area I am not 100% on that number

    • Zuma

      36d

      the mental health line I thought was 311, or the more common one nowadays in some areas is 988.

      • Teardrops

        36d

        no I am referring to 411 for the resources for food assistance and rent assistance and things like that.

  • Teardrops

    36d

    And yea it 988. Or 941941 text

    • DitsyDiabetic

      36d

      thank you this is very useful info 💜💜💜

      • Teardrops

        36d

        i hope so. I was wondering if you need anything I will try to help

  • Moonnite

    36d

    It’s the small things you enjoy more when poor that make it happy but becides that it’s very stressing but you got this

  • Eren2273

    36d

    That's a fact, so agree

  • poodlelover28

    36d

    Ugh I totally get you! I live paycheck to paycheck and owe my mom so much money right now 😭

  • Avocado.XL

    35d

    I’m struggling nowadays with money. I didn’t have money problems before if I’m being honest, so I have no clue of what to do and I feel really anxious about life costs

    • Teardrops

      35d

      it’s become extremely more expensive in general. And income has not increased enough to be equal to what the expenses has become with the inflation. So it is more difficult to manage your finances because to the change in the cost of living

      • Avocado.XL

        35d

        I mean if rent, grocery, gas, electricity are higher than why my salary is the same? It’s harder even as a parent. I’m glad that my kids aren’t affected but on the other hand I’m really anxious about what could come next.

  • Avocado.XL

    35d

    I’ve talked to my employers. They said that they are “considering it”. I’m a full-time student as well so this is adding up. Hopefully things will get better soon

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