1. Midnight.Panda

    Goodbye, my best friend

    I found out a couple weeks ago that my best friend committed suicide. I have known her for 4 years and she was the first friend I made in university. She was my soul mate and my other half. It was an instant connection with her and that's very rare for me since I am so bad with people. A lot of...
  2. P

    Struggling with things

    Hello everyone. Not having the best start to the new year. I was in temp employment as a receptionist but the work has dried up and I was supposed to be starting somewhere else but that role got cancelled so I am unemployed now with zero income and no entitlement to benefits. Also my gran...
  3. T


    What do I do if I don't want to accept the bereavement process, I've lost someone close to me, he hasn't died he is still here. My counsellor said today I had to decide by next week how we deal with it , if we deal with it as a bereavement. It was my first session today after several suicide...
  4. 0

    How do I help my partner? I'm so sorry this is long but I really really need some advice.

    How do I help my partner? I'm so sorry this is long but I really really need some advice. I'm so sorry for the length of this, but I need some advice and without explaining I'm not sure you could understand how awful his situation is. My partner is in a very bad place and I don't know how to...
  5. N

    Should I go to the Chapel of Rest

    I know that no one can really answer this question for me as it's an individual thing but I just wanted some advice and different viewpoints as I'm totally confused over what I should do and it's just going back and forth in my mind. I last saw my grandad around 8 months ago and last week he...
  6. F

    Kinda sad

    A bit down as my best friend died recently, I could always talk to him when I felt bad but now I feel rather socially isolated. :sorry:
  7. J

    Private mental health care - sorry if wrong thread

    So having yet another bad episode of depression/anxiety compounded with bereavement. I'm done with Nhs services and wonder if anyone has any help privately they found helpful? Tia
  8. C

    Hello everyone.

    Only just found this forum this evening. I have someone close to me who has been battling with depression and anxiety over the last two years following bereavement. At certain times, it has also drained me and I have had to learn empathy without so much attachment. However, It has made me want...
  9. S

    My partners problems

    Hi all Looking for some advice please regarding my partners health. She was her brothers carer (very bad diabetic) and he past away last new years eve very suddenly. Being the last of her family she/we dealth with the funeral and all his house etc which took us up to easter. After that she had a...
  10. R

    Do they actually haves support groups?

    Do they have support groups in the UK like AA but where you all sit and talk about Anxiety/Depression etc? Or is it just a one to one thing with a psychiatrist? My mum went to this bereavement group today but said it wasn't what she thought it would be. she thought it would be more like those...
  11. lady-ribbon

    Still having a bit of trouble, sorry

    I'm sorry about making another thing about this; I'm coping slightly better with the concept of death, but I'm still having bad after effects. The first thing is that I'm becoming scared of going to sleep. This is something that happened after I thought my ex had died (long story, don't want to...
  12. lady-ribbon

    I need some help with coping with death please

    Sorry if this is weird but I need a bit of help. My gran recently died and since then I've had a very very hard time coping. I have social and general anxiety so that's made it worse. I'm really really scared of death and my loved ones dying and me being left all alone. I don't know what happens...
  13. A


    I am ashamed of who I am. I am ashamed that I am not coping with my anxiety and depression. I feel like I should be stronger as I have overcome this before. I have lied to get out of going to work because I do not want to leave the house and I can't explain that to my manager. My lie was a...
  14. C

    County Tyrone

    County Tyrone Niamh Louise Foundation 32 Coalisland Road Killybrackey Dungannon Co. Tyrone Northern Ireland BT71 6LA 028 8775 3327 The aim of the Niamh Louise Foundation is to provide a safe environment where anyone can drop in to chat about worrying thoughts...
  15. F

    Life after suicide

    About this programme The leading cause of death in men below 50 is suicide, yet people still seem reluctant to talk about it. Birkenhead woman Angela Samata, whose partner Mark took his own life 11 years ago, meets others who have suffered a similar loss, asking why some people choose to take...
  16. N

    Girlfriend may commit suicide

    My girlfriend lost a parent a while ago, about 11 years (she is 25 now), but I believe the grief is unresolved. Her family never did (then and now) really talk about it and she has an intense fear of death. It doesn't affect her day to day, but she has developed some OCD/anxiety, tends to avoid...
  17. R

    atos medical so worried. please help.

    My atos medical is on Tuesday and I'm petrified. I have suffered from depression since my mum passed away from cancer in 2010 I was her carer and she was my world. I don't seem to be getting any better. I am angry and tearful all the time. I'm so worried I will be refused I have a 2 year old...
  18. U

    Who can relate?

    Hi, I've been suffering from anxiety for as long as I can remember. I go through bouts of really intense anxiety where I get really ill, totally wreck my immune system and then after a period of time (often months and months later) it lowers in intensity. I've had trouble in relationships and...
  19. L

    Trying something new....Hello :)

    Hello. I am a mum to a very hardworking, intelligent, high achieving 14 year old daughter who regularly makes me feel proud (not sure how i produced that one!). I have a 5 year old yorkie, who is my daily saviour making me go out walking. I have been with my husband for 19 years, married for...
  20. F

    Is bereavement part of depression? And what the hell is depression,anyway?

    Is bereavement part of depression? And what the hell is depression,anyway?