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Hi, I'm Hannah.  I've had generalized anxiety and OCD all my life and developed major depressive disorder around 11 years old, but I was not properly diagnosed until I was 13.  They've put me on lots of meds since then, most of which either didn't work or had shitty side effects.  Around the time I was 14-15, I even had some psychotic features during my worst depressive episodes, and some of my medications were only making things worse.  Now, at 16, things are at an all time low, and I came here to talk to some people who are in similar situations.  My current medications are Pristiq (Desvenlafaxine) and Risperdal, with a Deplin supplement.  Long story short, school sucks ass and it's making things worse.

That's pretty much all from me.  Hello, CB! ^_^

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Hello! I sympathize- Dx at 14 and missed a ton of school, luckily I got a lot of support or else I would have never made it to college. My best suggestion...be the best advocate you can be for yourself. Don't be afraid to ask for help. And remember your health is more important than school...you'll get there!! 

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