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  1. MeropeneM

    Suspecting my mother of BPD and PTSD

    Hello fellows, I'm Jester but you can also call me Proxy or Mero. I had a recent discussion with my mother, in her 60s, openly diagnosing her of borderline and explaining how her episodes, motives, ulterior justifications and shifts from idealization to devaluation don't make a lot of sense. I...
  2. S

    Advice

    Hey! Ive posted on a couple of different threads on here as my fiance hasnt ever said exactly what he has been diagnised with until last night when i felt the need to ring UK111as he is really starting to struggle with how he is feeling. Bit of back story, he was on Risperdrone for a failry long...
  3. K

    scared

    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...
  4. N

    GP appointment - today

    Hi Folks, I attended my appointment via the GP services. I reported that i thouight the Fluxoetine caused me tiredness the following day. He reckoned that it is most likely the Abilify to cause the tiredness. He thought about Sleep Agnea, reckoned, I didn't have that. I can...
  5. N

    After 40 Years, Finally Got Diagnosed. What the Hell Do I Do Now???

    Hi All, My new medicine has made me feel like a new person. My diagnosis has made sense of decades of confusion and therapy that went and didn't help me understand myself very much. Then my doctor makes an observation, I agree to go to yet another psychiatrist, he gives me a questionnaire...
  6. H

    suicidal, no friends, no GF, mentally and physically exhausted

    My whole life is study. I'm studying Commerce right now, and I'm alone every single day. I wake up alone, eat all three meals alone, watch TV alone, go to sleep alone, study alone... I feel so tired sometimes, I can't even lift my arm to grab a TV remote. I'm 25, still a virgin, never had a GF...
  7. A

    Panic attack or anxiety attack

    Hi all I am experiencing attacks frequently.i m 33 year old female.. staying at home mother. I had these symptoms during the attack Shortness of breath Chest tightness Stomach upset Dizziness Fear of going crazy And the attack last for 1 hour . It is really difficult to recover from the...
  8. My_Second_Chance

    New Job - Not Impressed!

    I started a new job around ten days ago. My work experience and knowledge comes from mental health background. This new role includes outreach human trafficking. A subject I have zero experience and knowledge on. I took on this new role as it offered better salary than my last job. No weekend...
  9. M

    Can I do a course at the Open University if I'm on ESA and PIP?

    I really need some help, all advice is very appreciated. I missed my gcse's due to mental illness and as a result I have 0 qualifications to my name. I am in my early 20's now and still struggling every day with my illness but I have been thinking of the future lately and how I would like to...
  10. Maya J

    Having a bit of a moment

    Hi everyone, I have BPD traits (emotional dysregulation, fear of abandonment, paranoia at times etc) and the worst thing is I can be fine one day but not ok at all the next, and moods change in one day. I have rang the GP, hopefully I will get an appointment tomorrow. I'm not happy with my...
  11. C

    Hi everybody

    Hello everyone, This is more of a life story to be honest anyway as a new year has dawned on us all, I understand that most people here are in the same boat but in different seat's... So I will try and give my story... It started early in life for me as a teenager I was the introvert quiet boy...
  12. A

    Citalopram withdrawal

    So I'm wondering if anyone else has managed to quit citalopram after having a hard time with it. About a year ago I changed to mirtazapine to help me sleep, and over the course of this year I've gradually reduced my dosage of citalopram. I went from 40mg a day to 10mg every few days, just when...
  13. N

    Low Helicopter - 6.45am!!!! Annoying! Plus DIsturbing

    Hi Afternoon Folks, About 7 or 8, this morning, and I was just about to be focusing on what I was going to next, and to plan which kind of music track I was going to listen to and knit, annoyingly and distubing, very unsettling too, for the day, there was a very low helicopter, flying nearly...
  14. A

    Anxiety is ruining me relationship

    I have really bad anxiety of meeting new people I met my partner when I was in a place I felt happy and outgoing our relationship moved quickly and every day was great we have a child on the way and she suffered some depression during the start of the pregnancy and I struggled seeing her like...
  15. N

    New here help needed

    Hiya I'm new here after 10 years of suffering abuse and never being let out of my house with my ex partner I finally left I ended up in hospital with anxiety depression and suicidal thoughts I have been out in seteraline 150mg and that's it every night I have the same night mare about what...
  16. A

    Health anxiety crushing me

    Hi im Al 127 My health anxiety started 6 years ago with the passing of my mother i thought i dealt with it because im a man that's what we do ,she passed with cancer very quickly afterca year gad gone by I was out one night with my wife and friends had a good night but the...
  17. H

    Is this depression?

    I don't know how to describe my feelings as I am always wary of exaggerating them and making them sound worse than they are, but here goes... I feel down most of the day. I feel most comfortable when I can stick to a set routine every day and get frustrated when I can't for sone reason. At work...
  18. M

    Not having any other to talk

    Its incredible stressing, pass the time in silence, no one to talk, passing the time thinking someone would appear at some point, but ending the day withou having talked with anyone, and the same the next day. Thinking have some vacations, but just go alone seems so nule, just having in my mind...
  19. P

    Why won't doctors give me a specific diagnosis?

    Hi everyone, apologies for the length of this post! I had a lot to fit in and didn't really know how to word it briefly! I'm not sure if anyone else has experienced this but for years I have been attempting to get an accurate diagnosis of what conditions I suffer from but to no avail...
  20. E

    The Holidays are Difficult

    Hello, hope everyone is having a good holiday (if you celebrate). Unfortunately, the holidays are a bit of a difficult time for me. My mom has schizophrenia. I grew up living with her but ran away when I was 17 for my well-being. Haven’t seen her since, but think about her every single day. I...
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