“Teen Mom: The Next Chapter” star Briana DeJesus is not all the time beloved by followers, however she obtained a slew of help after revealing she was identified with bipolar melancholy.
DeJesus, 28, revealed she was struggling to get off the bed. She reached out to co-star Catelynn Baltierra, who’s a staunch advocate of psychological well being consciousness.
“I’ve been so drained. I’ve been exhausted from life. I do not wanna diagnose myself nevertheless it undoubtedly really feel tremendous depressed and I do not know what to do,” DeJesus informed Baltierra. “I’ve been seeing a therapist — which I believe is nice — nevertheless it’s not the kick I would like. I believe I perhaps have to get on medicine or one thing.”
Baltierra requested concerning the signs DeJesus was feeling.
“I do not wish to get off the bed and I really feel horrible. I really feel like a s*** mother,” the Florida resident confessed. “And I am unable to really feel like that for my youngsters. I must be one of the best of one of the best for each Nova and Stella as a result of if not, who’s going to deal with them if I’m not nicely?”
DeJesus is the mom of 11-year-old Nova and 5-year-old Stella. Nova’s father, Devoin Austin has had an inconsistent presence in his daughter’s life. But he has been rather more current than Stella’s father Luis Hernandez, who not often comes round.
DeJesus Was Scared To Be Diagnosed
DeJesus was afraid of her psychological well being spiraling uncontrolled.
“Before it will get any worse, I have to nip it within the bud and repair it,” she informed Baltierra.
At the identical time, she was petrified of getting a prognosis. Her mom, Roxanne DeJesus, and her sister, Brittany DeJesus, have been informed they’ve bipolar melancholy.
“I’m scared I’ll get identified with one thing and it makes me much more depressed and melancholy and bipolar runs in my household,” DeJesus stated.
Baltierra supplied recommendation to her co-star and promised she can be there for her if DeJesus wanted something.
“Just all the time keep in mind you aren’t your prognosis,” Baltierra reminded her pal. “It’s one thing I’ve, not who I’m. Literally, the drugs that I’m on have saved my life, 100%. I’m a very totally different individual than what I used to be 5 years in the past or so. You’re not alone, individuals have been by way of it.”
DeJesus Was Overwhelmed After Her Psychiatrist’s Appointment
Once a psychiatrist informed DeJesus she has bipolar melancholy, the star was open to taking medicine however she did not wish to acquire weight or really feel groggy.
It was “lots” for DeJesus to digest.
“I preserve every little thing in and I cope with it myself as a result of trigger I do not wish to really feel like I would like anyone after which they let me down. So I moderately simply do all of it and determine it out and do it alone and I really feel like I’m simply caught on this spot. I’ve been right here for just a few years and I’m attempting to get out.”
Viewers confirmed their help for DeJesus on Twitter, with the “Teen Mom” star reposting among the constructive messages.
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