Marja Bergen

author, mental health advocate, follower of Christ

Tag: suicidal

Morning has broken

LIVING ROOM MEMORIES  281 (July 1, 2010) An amazing answer to prayer: My friend in hospital has improved by leaps and bounds. Two days ago she wasn’t allowed her clothes because she was still suicidal. Today she will probably be allowed an accompanied pass, meaning she can leave the hospital if she has someone with […]


Wrapping up (2019)

It’s time, really time, to put an end to my story. I’m glad to have found better wellness through the telling. But today I’m tired of thinking about so much sadness and ugliness. I want to start enjoying the new me. And so, I’ll wrap up with this: I strongly believe this account had to […]


My current mental health (in 2019)

Although my psychiatrist says I still have bipolar disorder, I don’t feel like I do. The moods are quite different. As a result of what happened to me, I was diagnosed with features of borderline personality disorder (BPD). Symptoms and ability to cope are much different. (I should mention though. I believe BPD was a […]


Are you hurting?

   “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 Friends, […]


Forgiven, yet…

the bad forgiven, though pain remains forgiven, yet healing doesn’t come memories linger how to end? Jesus?


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