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Elizabeth: Under a Shadow

Sep 12, 2018 6:41:10 PM

I came to Anna Ogden Hall in May 2017, just so broken. I didn’t think I could get more broken. I was like no smile at all. I would cry all the time and triggers every five minutes. It was getting pretty ridiculous. I didn’t think this program was right for me at first. I would tell staff, “I don’t know. I think you got the wrong girl. I don’t have a substance addiction.”

My addiction was people pleasing. I became the queen of people pleasing, but even as I was pleasing and pleasing, it never felt good enough, and I was on this constant mission of trying to fix my family.

My Personal Suicide Prevention Plan

Mar 9, 2017 4:48:05 PM

You or someone you know has had thoughts of suicide. Here's some encouragement and practical wisdom from someone who has been there.

An Inside Look at Depression

Feb 25, 2015 4:33:00 PM

In this interview, UGM LIFE Recovery Counselor, Jan Vetter, gives us a clearer understanding of depression.