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  1. K


    I have been suffering from anxiety since I was about 11 or 12. This started when my parents split up. On and off throughout my life my anxiety has come back and then gone away. I am currently 24; I moved away from home at 20 and got married to the man of my dreams. for the first year everything...
  2. Jbb79

    Nurses, And Health care Workers x xx

    I Feel they Only care, About pills x x It's like They're Blind, Or high - On prescribing Things . . . When-ever They face a Problem, It's always Pills, Pills, pills x xx And, They don't feel Good, unless They've Increased the Dosage, It's Happened a Lot, To me . . I Feel power-less...
  3. M


    Well, guess im here. Diagnosed bipolar nearly 30years ago....and still here, just. Currently discharged from care and bouncing from pillar to post. Psychiatrist, or should I say the team have decided that because im diagnosed drug resistant that she had discharged me and wont prescribe any meds...
  4. S

    How do I help my friend who has BPD?

    Hi everyone! I have come here hoping that someone who knows what it is like to have BPD could give me a piece of advice on how to help a close friend with BPD. Long story short: My friend and I have known each other for 20 years - she was diagnosed with BPD ten years ago and has been in and...
  5. P

    Need Addiction

    I think I've posted about this before. But I'm worried my safety blanket- alcohol- is getting to be too much. I spend a lot of money I don't have on it; I already have a spending problem, my wife does her best to control my finances but I don't always make it east... I spend a lot on...
  6. G

    Mental health news this week

    Fake NHS psychiatrist who worked for 22 years with a bogus degree PASSED new 'strengthened' tests just five years ago - Fake NHS psychiatrist who worked for 22 years with a bogus degree was re-validated in 2013 | Daily Mail Online Birmingham's coroners service has warned of more suicide...
  7. R

    I'm going to lose my cool

    I am really feeling depressed lately and its mainly due to my sister not listening to me by keep smoking weed in the house. I've asked her several times to go outside in the garden and do it, yet she still refuses. I live with my mum but my mum doesn't seem to care and isn't taking authority...
  8. A

    Hello, I'm new here

    I'm not sure where to start. I'm having a lot of health problems I have CPTSD and Bipolar Disorder. I look forward to getting to know you all. Take Care. Angel54
  9. qwerty1234

    The root reason for worrying about weight

    Why do you care about your weight? I am not sure if I care about others' opinions that much, but I automatically assess people in part based on their weight. Even though it seems to me that some of my friends deliberately diet. For me I think it may have something to do with status. It is...
  10. N

    Turns out they moved a pyromaniac in our shared supported living house

    We had a new person move in. He has previous arson convictions which he openly admitted a few times on visits before he moved in. He had been in a forensic hospital for some years because of the arson/s. I had some concerns because he was an arsonist and would be moving into a shared house with...
  11. mischief

    UK - Final report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act

    Matt Hancock the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care today (6 December 2018) has published the final report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act. it is called: Modernising the Mental Health Act Increasing choice, reducing compulsion. The report is available at...
  12. J

    A Love for Everything

    Sometimes I care too much... How about you? With love.
  13. R

    memories of the start of care in the community why i'm an old gammon

    i first entered the mental health system at the age of 19 40yrs ago, it was the start of care in the community, as instigated by thatcher. a lot on the left didn't approve i was on this estate at one point the caretaker was a labour party member and unite union member, he would say every time...
  14. S

    Feeling lost and alone

    Hi people. I'm Sean and I was diagnosed with major depression about three weeks ago but the meds I was given and the consult was too costly and so I couldn't continue on that road. No welfare where I'm from. I read /saw somewhere that talking helps. Can't do that with my fam since they think...
  15. A

    Carers, I need your help!

    Hi there, this is my first post.. I've been with my boyfriend for about 10 months now, and I'm so in love with him. Our relationship is usually great, and extremely healthy with lots of communication. However, he's struggled with depression on and off for 6 years now, and attempted suicide 4...
  16. C

    Should I tell people

    Since I've been officially diagnosed I've told a few people and they either tell me I'm fine or I don't see them anymore.lol I'm definitely not fine I just hide things well. Should I even care what people think?
  17. mami5

    Living 2 lives

    At the moment I feel I'm living 2 lives 1 - I'm ok, planning ahead, looking to the future, feeling good 2 - I'm suicidal, self harming, no interest in anything and don't care Unfortunately for me....the second life rules the most Got to love BPD!!!!:curseyou:
  18. W

    Concerned for grand child

    My son just recently married a woman who suffers from BPD and Bipolar 1 disorder. She is extremely jealous of his sister and his daughter. I've been taking care of my grand child for quite some time now. My son will be taking over his responsibility of his daughter soon. However, because of the...
  19. Z

    No friends, no love, no hope

    I am freshly into my adult years now and I have been living with depression ever since I turned 14. As time goes by, things only seem to continue to get worse for me. I am extremely lonely in life, as I no longer have any friends. I've also never had a significant other, not even a first time...
  20. E

    Emotional abuse from your partner

    I have bpd and my partner isn't supportive he gets angry with me if I cry or talk about my past he also makes me cry all the time I'm emotionally attached to him and sometimes he's horrible to me for been emotional I am starting to be depressed and becoming a emotionless robot for example I...