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  1. B

    Just want some support.

    Not sure where to start really. I've had depression for many years. Last night I self harmed. My 15 year old son knows what I did and I've had to talk to him about it. I feel such a terrible mother for putting him through this. It was totally my fault as I had alcohol and I know I just can't...
  2. R

    Not sure what to do.

    Hi, I'm 21 and have suffered with depression and anxiety for about 6 years now. I was taking anti depressants for a while but I had a choking incident and couldn't take them any more. In the last month things have spiralled out of control, I moved out of my parents house 2 years ago and now I...
  3. P

    Wine and Loneliness

    I'm lonely so I'm over-posting and I'm sure I'll be embarrassed in the morning. I just want some company. I've had wine. I drink a lot, I know I shouldn't with my medication but it makes me feel better most nights. If I drink too much the self-harm thoughts start up, and some depression, but...
  4. F

    Acid Reflux? Info needed please.

    I have IBS and it is under control. Recently I have been getting acid reflux, and it is giving me a lot of pain. I am going to try Gaviscon when it net strikes. If anyone has any advice, tips etc please say. Also I don't drink any herbal tea, which ones may help?
  5. Funnyday

    No one in my life

    So I drink to excess. I see my son once a week and my brother maybe once a month. Apart from that I'm on my own. So I drink and drink. I feel empty inside and without any chance of new friends. So I drink.
  6. H

    Tired / Pained

    I wasn’t sure which part of the forum to post this on, I’m currently battling severe depression and anxiety. I’ve been signed off work and am currently on Escitalopram and beta blockers. I’m extremely tired and even though I’m only doing school drop off and pickup, I’m finding I need to sleep...
  7. M

    Had alcohol while still on meds, how bad is it?

    So I have been taking some meds prescribed by a neurologist for about a year, because of an anxiety crisis which also had some strange effects on my body (pain spikes, fasciculations, etc), and consequently to me thinking I had a ton of bad diseases and condition. For the last 3 months I have...
  8. D


    I've struggled with depression and anxiety throughout my 20s. Taken anti-depressants for it on and off and stomached the strength to attend a presentation about various group therapy sessions but didn't take it any further. It's really taking a hold on my life at the moment, whether it's work...
  9. H

    Fighting Hard

    I’ve been fighting myself for such a long time, 95% of my body has prepared itself for moving to a much calmer, less existing place than the distressing / destroying place I’m in right now. My daughter is the only thing that makes me fight this fight day in and day out, she is only young and the...
  10. Anime-Alchemy

    This morning

    Ok, so I left the house to go to tesco's. As i was walking along the road i live, this lady asked for help? and also asked for a drink? anyways there is a news-agents/shop more or less in front of us. I go in with the lady and i ask her to pick a drink out, and she does (she wanted a drink that...
  11. M

    Why does loneliness hurt?

    I have had some of the greatest friends anyone can hope for. They have all been pets. Recently I lost my two best friends in horribly tragic house fire. I am so lonley now. I only drink and take medication. I miss my best friends. Ive turned to this website in desperation. I dont sleep well anymore.
  12. S

    Cannot get past it

    I've not self harmed in 6 months am trying to loose weight and all I can think about is self harming as I'm struggling with the weight loss that has been gained through self medication with drink. I just feel every implement I touch is a implement to sh. I just feel lost and alone
  13. D

    Can drinking be a form of self harm

    I am diagnosed with depression, PTSD and borderline personality traits and I drink a lot. I drink to block flashbacks and well mental pain. But I also drink because I want to punish myself. I get a lot of satisfaction from knowing I am damaging my body. I have had alcohol treatment in the past...
  14. Ender


    Hi all, My name is Alec. I'm a student and musician. After being diagnosed with bipolar type 2 I wanted to find a supportive community, so here I am. As far as interests go, I'm into classic rock, love to read, and drink lots of coffee.
  15. D

    Irrational fear that I've impregnated a girl

    I'm scared I got a girl pregnant. I hung out with this girl in January, we went out and drank then we were going to go our own way but before we wemt our separate ways she invited me into her car to talk a while longer and long story short we began to mess around a bit. She began to give me oral...
  16. P

    night time loneliness will end me

    Not today but some day. 9pm and my world closes in. If id money id have a drink problem...anyone else feel like this
  17. N


    HI Folks, (Be prepared, in case I'll have to pause typing here and there due to coughing) I am starting to feel unwell. I am not sure, whether if it is just my catarrah nasal drip, and since having trialed choclate, only it's been made, I discovered with milk, here, and it is dark...
  18. S

    How to control the symptoms of schizophrenia.

    1- If strange thinking comes to you, you must give it up because it is harmful. 2 - Learn to be a little cohesive. 3- Be as silent as possible. 4- She must walk slowly and speak quietly. 5- Do not be too joking. 6- Do not take too much attention and movement. 7- Do not eat too much and drink as...
  19. S

    Lifestyle Check

    I've been getting really worn down over the past couple of days. So much so that I've spaced looking at my checklist for lifestyle factors that tend to throw me off. Sleep: I'm not getting enough. Too much screen time at night. In the past I've gotten away with it but now it's obvious I...
  20. P

    Appetite control and weight loss tip.

    These things work for me and it may work for you too. Appetite tips Chew gum (chose a flavour you like- strawberry, fruity and other wacky flavours) when you have a huge urge to eat. A craving can last up to 20 minutes, so chew to pass the time. Drink hot beverages (but not too hot that will...