By Angrily Paranoid - 06/10/2013 05:29 - United States - Seattle
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I suggest therapy. You might do something you'll regret if you don't get help.
Most conditions that cause paranoia are chronic. Even with proper treatment, which op could be getting, flare ups do happen. I'm lucky in that I recognize that its a mania in myself. Being in a 7 month long mania, my paranoia has hit some pretty weird moments myself. I have often found meditation to be a good way to calm down and get things into perspective so I can remind myself that it's the chemicals causing the issue and those are not really my thoughts or feelings. Gl op. If you are already on meds, it may be time to talk to your doc about a temp adjustment or a temp add on med until the flare up passes. I hope you feel better.
For everyone saying "get therapy" I'm glad you understand the value of it, but it isn't always accessible or affordable. That's one of the problems with mental health issues, actually getting to see someone isn't always just about walking in the door. Getting an appointment with a doctor for a diagnosis can take a long time, and then you have to worry about insurance. I've only been able to see a psychiatrist if I am also seeing a psychologist regularly, so that's two doctors, one for medication and one for the discussion and non medication ways to work with issues. That doesn't come cheap, either. There are many barriers to getting proper mental health care, especially in the USA.
I don't say this to be mean but maybe you should get help? Life might turn around and be a whole lot better if you do
If therapy is too much for you Maybe consider getting a pet. I've seen pets help with paranoia, PTSD, and anger management.
Dang. You didn't confront the government spy cleverly disguised as a kid when you had the chance? I hope you at least went home an put a blacker over your tv so that they can't watch you or keep your phone in a lead shielded box so they can't track you