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Stories written by Samantha “Sam” Ritts

The Other Side of Hospitalization

When I was 17-years-old, I was diagnosed with Bipolar I Disorder. I’d been battling with depression since early middle school, but had tell-tale signs of hypomania by my junior year of high school. My depression getting worse was what ultimately led me to seek out a psychiatrist, and learning of my new diagnosis.

By Samantha “Sam” Ritts