My Mental Health Journey Through an Intensive Outpatient Program – Part 16

Week three of the IOP is done. In theory, I’m halfway there. Today got off to a rocky start. I overslept again, and I was feeling anxious again. Maybe some rest over the weekend can fix both problems. I don’t really remember today’s check-in. I think it was fairly thorough. And I think I talked…

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My Mental Health Journey Through an Intensive Outpatient Program – Part 8

I survived the first full week of my intensive outpatient program (IOP). The name doesn’t lie, it was intense. I’m exhausted. It’s kind of amazing how much work emotional labor can be. I’m trying to decide if I’ve changed after my first week, but it’s hard to tell. I’m still having the intrusive thoughts, but…

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