1. BorderlineDownunder

    Quitting Weed

    History: on/off smoker 35 years; previous quits successful for years at a time. Recent History: I suffered a horrible work situation and began smoking before work for the First Time Ever. I quit my job and since then have pretty much 25 a day'd it. My Therapist has challenged me to quit for...
  2. U

    I can't deal with my depressed friend much longer.

    I have a friend who has had depression for as long as I have known her. She has had a rough past. She stopped going to her last therapist because she said she was not very friendly. My friend has had suicidal thoughts off and on for the past two years. I do the best I can for her, and usually...
  3. Gajolene

    How do you give yourself incentive?

    I'm a terrible procratinator, all these things I'm determined to do when I think of them then can't get them done or just forget them. Small amounts of medicinal marijuana help only, so far, but I'm trying to find other ways to get substances away from the house all together because of JD any...
  4. C

    West Yorkshire

    Bradford Positive Minds Positive Minds is a grassroots based action group within Bradford District. It is focused on ensuring older people with depression are treated fairly and equitably. It is also determined to influence policy and service provision. Positive Minds seeks to foster effective...
  5. Gajolene

    ‘Gluten Brain': Wheat Cuts Off Blood Flow To Frontal Cortex

    'Gluten Brain': Wheat Cuts Off Blood Flow To Frontal Cortex | Wake Up World As far back as 1954, reports of the full or partial resolution of schizophrenia following a gluten free diet began to surface in the medical literature. We covered this remarkable pattern of associations in a previous...
  6. S

    A book -- should I write it? *Trigger Warning*

    Hi all, As some of you know, I spilled a precious secret of mine to someone I care a great deal about recently. She is still the only flesh-and-blood person in my life who knows, and she’s out of the picture now. I can’t really ask her what I’m about to ask you. But, I don't know, it seems...
  7. K

    new to the forum; recovering from psychotic episodes manic depressive and schizofreniform

    new to the forum; recovering from psychotic episodes manic depressive and schizofreniform I'm supposed to be getting better but I get flashbacks where the entire social and divine world including nature is conspiring against me I was Hospitalized after spending a few months jumping from city...
  8. W

    Really struggling

    I don't really know what to say but I am seriously having problems with urges to self harm. I haven't done anything and don't actually want to but I'm scared because the urges are quite intense at times. I have been doing so well in the last year and everyone is so proud of me. I have told my...
  9. D

    trying to claim pip whilst under care of cpn

    Been ill for a while now diagnosed with major depressive and anxiety disorder with a fancy name on the end. The medical providers psychiatrist and psychologist couldn't make progress with me so I was referred to another team because of the complexity. I tried to claim pip but they wont allow...
  10. dubblemonkey

    I hate to think that there are others' like me!

    ..after many millions of minutes ...I have located me again! as I began as something too desperate to do anything but freak me out! I am immediately and emotionally concussed! and overwhelmed and definitely in pain... I am determined to find out just exactly how I am over- sensitised...
  11. V


    I might be re admitted to hospital for the weekend, on my way to A&E now. It's bloody 2am but never mind. In all honesty I'm feeling ok but my dad is a bit paranoid because he found something in my bag. I'm not working against and I'm determined for no fights or difficult situations.
  12. Teakita

    Feeling Determined!

    Hey People, Sorry I haven't posted anything in a while. I've been in a dwell of my own thoughts of negativity. For the past week or so I have been in a most darkest place where I feel so tired during the day and end up in bed sleeping some of the time and when I wake up I feel like I want to be...
  13. Y

    I'm a little worried...

    Sorry if this seems a bit rushed, but I'm trying to type this while it's fresh in my mind. So sometimes, I feel as if I'm another person, like suddenly becoming braver or just wanting to pick a fight with everyone. I'm a rather shy person, and nervous most the time, so it feels strange...
  14. T

    Greetings from the USA

    Hi all, welp I have been surfing the web looking for a friendly face and somebody to relate to that can relate to me and my experiences. My wife and I joined NAMI here in the states and are just now gearing up after 14 years of denial that one of our sons is challenged due to a yet to be...
  15. Laura22


    Why when something makes you miserable would you be so determined to hold onto it? I am such a weak person... Why can't I just be strong :'(
  16. princedom_bythesea


    Hello everyone :) My name is Brogan and I'm 19 next week. I started self harming age 9 and later on had food problems and mood problems. I have made the decision that this year shall be the year I stop self harming! I'm really determined but feel that I lack a support system to help me.
  17. -carn

    Hello everybody!

    Ive been stalking this forum for a few days now and finally decided to make a post. Ive noticed this is a uk site and im american so i hope theres room for a little guy like me. I found this app for my celly and think you guys are all great. Hospitalized for my first and hopefully last time 3...
  18. I

    resolution.. kinda

    I don't normally make any resolutions as I know I will never go through with them. But this year I'm determined to lose at least 2 stone.
  19. T

    Seriously concerned

    Hey all SERIOUSLY CONCERNED. At 16 you cannot possibly release yourself from a psych unit can you ?. Cannot get in touch with the unit and i am concerned that Lauren is going to try do just that. She is determined to get out of the unit Real worried
  20. blacktulip

    attacks are taking over

    my life completely. I really dont know how to cope anymore. Monday was my worse ever attack where i ended up fitting and i am now having several a day and thats with beta blockers and diazepam. I should be at work its what keeps me going but i cant even get out of the door. I am normally so...