alternative

  1. fazza

    Alternative Christmas message

    It's ok not to be in the Christmas spirit It's ok to say bah humbug However you want to do this Christmas do it your way. It's ok not to conform to stereotypes at Christmas. It's just another day. We are the important ones. So have the best day on our journey through life.
  2. J

    Better ways of dealing with difficult feelings/events

    Hi, I'm relatively new to the forum - just joined recently. One of the things I struggle with is dealing with emotions and events in a healthy way. I tend to overeat as a response to stressful or upsetting things - if I've had a bad day or something has upset me I go to the shops and buy loads...
  3. A

    alternative treatments for intrusive thoughts

    Has anyone tried any alternative treatment for intrusive thoughts like a vitamin or cbt therapy
  4. C

    Alternative services in Scotland?

    Afternoon all, I am a new member and have already learnt so much from my reading on the forum. I am so glad to find a place for mental health discussion. I've been struggling with my mental health over the past ten years - this last year was particularly difficult and I am now beginning to...
  5. M

    Depakote

    In 2015 i ended up in a Neuro ward with Depakote induced hyperammonia encephalopathy and had to have the drug withdrawn after 8 years of being on it for Complex PTSD. Can anyone give me some advice as to an alternative drug to treat CPTSD without any of the dangerous side effects as i am...
  6. R

    Hi all!

    My name is Nicole, I'm a mad momma and an artist. My kids are 18,16,5,3 all boys and I've been battling schizophrenia schizoaffective their whole life and mine too. My kids are bright and smart and have goals and ambitions and are all mentally well, I think in part because their dad and I always...
  7. cpuusage

    A new approach to diagnosing mental disorders could become an alternative to DSM-5

    A new approach to diagnosing mental disorders could become an alternative to DSM-5 A new approach to diagnosing mental disorders could become an alternative to DSM-5
  8. cpuusage

    An Alternative Perspective on Psychotherapy

    An Alternative Perspective on Psychotherapy An Alternative Perspective on Psychotherapy: It is Not a ‘Cure’
  9. cpuusage

    The punk counsellor using his DIY ethic to promote mental health and wellbeing

    The punk counsellor using his DIY ethic to promote mental health and wellbeing Quite an interesting perspective to an alternative path to psychology / therapy & mental health recovery - The punk counsellor using his DIY ethic to promote mental health and wellbeing "Peer counsellor and punk...
  10. K

    Alternative treatments

    I'm a trained herbalist ans thinking of studying traditional chinese medecine. My sister is a reiki master. I believe in medecine but i also believe it's bot the solution to everything. Have you guys tried any alternative treatments?
  11. cpuusage

    An Alternative Form of Mental Health Care Gains a Foothold

    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/09/health/psychiatrist-holistic-mental-health.html
  12. L

    Alternative treatments to reduce hypomania

    Hey everyone, I am suffering with hypomania. Although I hear voices now and again. And I'm wondering if there are any alternative ways to treat symptoms, for example, a massage to help me sleep or aromatherapy or therapeutic baths to relax me and my restlessness. Before anyone says exercise...
  13. Kerome

    Vriendstap.nl: secure environment for people with psychiatric backgrounds

    Vriendstap.nl: secure environment for people with psychiatric backgrounds So I came across this today, it is a site where people with a psychiatric background can chat and form friendships. It is a secure environment which unlike the MHF is not accessible without an account. You can set up an...
  14. L

    Where do I stand?

    Hi I've been off work since June and not getting any better, also having lots of issues at home with my son (ADHD) etc so really struggling. I've emailed work today to let them know that I have been signed off another month and they have requested that I go into work for a chat. The thought of...
  15. S

    Want to feel good

    Hi there I have struggled for years. Feel terrible. Just want to be myself. Got so much to give holding back so much. Feel like I would be fine if I was on my own. Can't stand people who take the piss out of me, want to relax. Spent most of my life in Bromley high street thinking about things...
  16. cpuusage

    ‘It Started With Alternative Music. Then I Tried To Destroy Modern Civilisation’

    ‘It Started With Alternative Music. Then I Tried To Destroy Modern Civilisation’ ?It Started With Alternative Music. Then I Tried To Destroy Modern Civilisation? | The federal government’s new anti-radicalisation kit for schools, “Living Safer Together”, has already made waves for featuring...
  17. L

    Self harming?

    Hello, and thank you all for taking the time to read this post. Well, for over a year now I've been hurting. I don't know how to explain it, but it just takes a big weight off of my shoulders and I feel free-happy. But then, after it heals I'm back to the same depressed self and I hurt to feel...
  18. Gajolene

    5-HTP: Prozac’s True Alternative

    5-HTP: Prozac's True Alternative | Wake Up World Van Praag’s and Young’s work suggests that 5-HTP is more likely to be effective for those suffering an anxious, agitated, aggressive, irritable depression and is rarely effective for those suffering from a severe, vegetative, total “blahs”￾ type...
  19. SarahD

    Drug free alternative treatments for depression

    This is an article from Psychcentral: 10 Drug-Free Alternative Treatments for Depression | World of Psychology Worth a look.
  20. valleygirl

    Healthy Alternative to Bingeing?

    I am realizing more and more these days that my bingeing is related to stress, but I really want to find a healthy alternative to bingeing, which for me usually happens at night, so going for a walk after dark is not an option for me. I am open to suggestions!