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  1. C

    Hi! I have anxiety all the time since moving to a large city.

    Depression and anxiety since moving to a new city. I especially have trouble going out on my own. Panic attacts, etc. I'm almost beginning to think I have agoraphobia. I know it need to conquer it by just facing it, but it's so scary. I've had depression and anxiety off and on for years...
  2. G

    Mental health TV shows - Saturday 6/10/2018 to Friday 12/10/2018

    Art with Heart: Declaration Midlands Arts Centre, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham B12 9QH Tue 16 Oct Price: £10.50 - £12 Sarah grew up feeling different. Her childhood doctor thought it was sugar. Her current doctor thinks its ADHD (Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder). Sarah still feels...
  3. M

    Really need to find a vent. So lost and detatched.

    Yea, so I'm thinking this is how I feel, I am perplexed. I feel like I'm somebody's toy, that I am only relevant when somebody else is bored. When I see you open the app but not even check my message it hurts, because I know that you intentionally avoided me, you saw and choose to ignore. How...
  4. K

    Feel like a failure

    Hi all, I’m new here - nice to meet you :) I’m not sure where to begin. I guess I need someone to talk to so please excuse my ramblings. I feel like a huge failure. I spent years building up my studies, language skills and my career, I landed my dream job overseas and I left it to be with a...
  5. neorealism

    Housing application

    I have applied for housing in a bigger city, as my mum is moving away there and is currently the only person that helps me - However all my attempts to get a priority on mental health grounds & the fact my mum is moving to this city, have been swatted away. I have been awarded x amount of...
  6. D

    Im so confused.. Tired.. At this point just want some support

    Hi Im new to the forum.. I was finally diagnosed about a year ago as bipolar 1.. I've battled with depression, psychosis, panic etc etc but was finally diagnosed. I've been on so many meds.. I'm just tired at this point... My behavior has been so erratic over the years. Job to job, city to...
  7. S

    I am scared of my city and family and doctors please respond

    Hello. I live in an apartment and am afraid of my family. They are not very understanding My dad has hit me before and often calls me an idiot. I was viciously attacked by police officers and punished and I do not know why I was punished and what the evidence was that I assaulted an officer...
  8. W

    7-yearold hearing voices

    Hi, I am new to this forum. My daughter (just turned 7) has been telling me the last weeks that she hears voices telling her that her parents will die. She says she cannot make the voices stop talking to her and she has to repeat all the time that "my parents are not dead and they will not...
  9. N

    I am so angry and disappointed at myself!

    Hello my friend, As i said on a previews post I had an interview. It was in a good and famous company and it was in another city than the one I am living. So I travelled one day before there..I didn't like the city at all..so woth the excuse that there was not chance of me moving there I didn't...
  10. S

    Introduction and reaching out for bit of help.

    Hi everyone, I've just joined and hope to have a nice time on here. Let me tell you a bit about myself. Ive been diagnosed with BPD about 5 years ago. I have moved from the city to the country about 3 years ago with my partner when I was pregnant. Moved to the country in hopes for a better life...
  11. cpuusage

    While MPs debate a bill to reduce homelessness, one Tory councillor suggests a truly vile solution

    While MPs debate a bill to reduce homelessness, one Tory councillor suggests a truly vile solution While MPs debate a bill to reduce homelessness, one Tory councillor suggests a truly vile solution | The Canary "A Tory councillor in Bradford told a planning meeting that “tramps and drunks” in...
  12. Batsy

    In Need of Advice

    Hello. It's been a while since I've posted and many things have changed but one thing is still the same. I feel lonely and sad no matter where I'm at in life. I recently moved to another state, got promoted at my job, and now I'm in the same city as my best friend. Does anyone else have this...
  13. valleygirl

    Has anyone ever gone to a cuddle group?

    Sometimes I think I would like to try going, but I'd have to drive at least an hour to a big city for that.
  14. K


    I wanted to move to a different province because of what happened but decided to compromise with my hubby. We decided on a town an hour outside of the city we currently live in where a lot of his family live. We would have rides to and from the city when needed, we both do not currently have a...
  15. M

    ER won't help me, psychiatrist won't help me, counsellor won't help me. Somebody please help.

    ER won't help me, psychiatrist won't help me, counsellor won't help me. Somebody please help. I've been arrested numerous times. I've been to the ER 15+ times over the past 5 months. I've been hospitalized 6 times.(Last time was in early March) There is no psychiatric unit for under 18's in my...
  16. G

    New here

    But I have just joined and I am currently living in the city known as Liverpool
  17. D


    I always come across as positive on this forum But, to tell the truth, I keep having moments of wanting to end it all, I don't know why I'm here - what purpose is there to my life? All I do nowadays is clean my house - and it depresses me that it isn't clean enough When I'm not cleaning I...
  18. S

    Drifting/Walking in the city

    Hi, just so you know, I do not have a diagnosis of Bipolar Disorder, but have an interest because some of my friends do, one of them being someone i sponsor in Narcotics Anonymous. From conversations I have had, there seems to be a pattern, during manic phases, of wandering around the city...
  19. J

    Glasgow Group

    Hi There, Since there is so little activity here from Glaswegians, I wondered if anyone who wanders on here would be interested in starting up a real live group in the city? I have some info that even some professionals don't know of. If you fancy it please message me...
  20. R

    Urban Living

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/2011/jun/22/city-living-afffects-brain The brains of people living in cities operate differently from those in rural areas, according to a brain-scanning study. Scientists found that two regions, involved in the regulation of emotion and anxiety, become...