A Mental Health Journey: Lexapro, Wellbutrin, and Abilify for Depression and PTSD

A summary of the creator’s mental health recovery process and progression over an eight month period following being diagnosed with clinical depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Side effects experienced (some I did not mention in the video): Lexapro (approx 3 mos 10 mg)- emotional numbness, emptiness, sexual dysfunction, increased appetite and low mood/ Wellbutrin SR/ XL approx 8 mos 300 mg): reduced appetite, nausea (initially), hyperactivity, frequent mood fluctuations (initially), racing thoughts (initially), anxiety (initially)/Abilify (approx 3 mos 2 mg): emotional numbness, body numbness, sexual dysfunction, blurred vision, weight gain, increased anxiety

Helpful Apps: Mood Notes, Headspace, Elevate

Mental Health Support Group: Mending Mindsets:

Poetry for Broken People:

Source: Youtube