Marja Bergen

author, mental health advocate, follower of Christ

Tag: psychosis

Part 2 – Good things in bad places

Crease Clinic When times are good, be happy;     but when times are bad, consider this: God has made the one     as well as the other. Therefore, no one can discover     anything about their future. Ecclesiastes  7:14   We will start this story with the time I got sick in 1965 and was sent from the […]


Fifty years later

Essondale Let love and faithfulness never leave you; bind them around your neck, write them on the tablet of your heart. Proverbs 3:3   My husband and I recently celebrated our fiftieth wedding anniversary, something many who know our story marvel at. I’m amazed when I look back and remember our many struggles – especially […]


From Riverview (2019)

After reading the last couple of posts, I can’t help thinking back to when my life with mental illness began. How far I have come! My story wouldn’t be complete if you didn’t understand a little about this part of my life. In 1965, at the age of nineteen, I lived with psychosis for several […]


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