What I learned From Eight Weeks in a Hospital

First, let me say that my stay is far from over.

And second, I’ll clarify that this isn’t an inpatient stay.

Eight weeks ago, I started PHP (partial hospitalization program) at a hospital not fifteen minutes from my house.

Since then, I’ve graduated from PHP and moved on to IOP (Intensive outpatient program) in a room down the hall…

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Novelist/student. 21 years old. I write about writing and mental health. Check me out on Amazon or Barnes and Noble!

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Abby Jaquint

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Novelist/student. 21 years old. I write about writing and mental health. Check me out on Amazon or Barnes and Noble!

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