Eleanor Longden: Voices In My Head

by | Aug 8, 2018 | Advocacy, Stories, Teens & Young Adults, Videos

Not long after Eleanor Longden started college, she began to hear a voice narrating all her actions in the third person. At first it was a neutral voice, but after telling a friend about it who reacted in horror, Longden believed something must be wrong with her. She was hospitalized, diagnosed with schizophrenia, and the voices intensified and controlled her life. After a long struggle to get the care she needed, she was able to receive the help and compassion from others that she deserved. Most importantly, she became equipped with the tools and understanding to help herself, and eventually others. Longden went on to study psychology and now helps others on their journey to understanding and healing their inner voices.

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