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  1. amathus

    Coping with Suicidal Thoughts: The first steps...

    Step #1: Promise not to do anything right now Even though you’re in a lot of pain right now, give yourself some distance between thoughts and action. Make a promise to yourself: "I will wait 24 hours and won't do anything drastic during that time." Or, wait a week. Thoughts and actions are two...
  2. F

    Drastic measures through and through

    I’m trying to make sense of why I’m struggling at present. How can you avoid high levels of anxiety? What can I do, aside from take more medication? I have a deadline on the 28th of this month and I am relying on others to help me meet that deadline as it’s a collaborative project. I cannot do...
  3. A

    Not sure what to do, need advice

    I've been feeling different lately and am wondering if I should seek help. I've feel like I am losing motivation as the days go by. I am finding it very difficult to get myself to do important tasks for work. I feel like I am not being productive and that I'm setting my self up for failure. I...
  4. A

    MIND charity

    Hi all, I've never posted before however i am posting today to ask for your help. I'm a 17 year old female and on october the 5th I ran the Bupa Great North Run (half marathon). I ran for MIND charity and pledged to raise £300. However, tomorrow being the deadline I am some short of this total...
  5. nickh

    New Vision for Mental Health

    Apparently the Government's 10 year plan (the National Service Framework for NSF) runs out in 2009. 7 big guns in the voluntary sector (including Mind, Rethink, Mental Health Foundation) have written a New Vision for Mental Health - you can find links including a download for the document itself...