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    Lack of motivation affecting my education

    Hi, I’m a uni student and I’ve been depressed for about 2 1/2 years, but recently it has been getting worse and worse. My sleeping pattern is all messed up, and I usually sleep for 4-6 hours before waking up, and then spending a maximum of 2 hours trying to get back to sleep. Often this is to...
  2. sunset547544

    Hello from Fuertaventura

    Here now avoiding family and Christmas weather in England, it's been ok lots of swimming, walking eating & drinking in moderation.
  3. B

    HELP.. Losing my mind. Slowly.

    This is a bit of an essay so be warned,but I need to get stuff off my chest and seek advice. This is the first time I've spoken of this. From an early age (7 years old) I became victim of a parents partner who put me through hell,physically and mentally. I was getting bullied really badly at...
  4. 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...
  5. M

    Thought id start by introducing myself hi

    Hi im rosie. Ive been struggling for years with what ever i have. Ive always put it down to depression and anxiety but im thinking its worse than that. Im 24 and married with a child of my own and two step kids. Its hard. I met my husband in 2015 and it was just him me and my daughter then...
  6. Greyhound

    Can BP be manged without drugs?

    Hi all Newbie here. I have had BP as long I can remember but I only confirmed it myself in the last year. My life has been erratic to say the least, countless jobs, making more enemies than friends, a life of bad decisions. I always put it down to my drinking and other nasty stuff that I was...
  7. L

    New to this. Need advice!

    Hi there I have recently been diagnosed with PTSD and have suffered on and off with anxiety and depression over the years. The past two years have been extremely difficult as my ex partner stalked me and has been jailed 3 times due to this. There was articles in the national newspaper about it...
  8. J

    Just need to get this out of my head

    Hey Hope this doesn't come across too much like a pity party but just want to get this out of my head where someone understanding might see it. I've been having issues with severe depression and some anxiety for a few years now since my wife left me, I couldn't cope with my job and had to move...
  9. J

    Quetaipine and alcohol

    Hi I'm new here and am curious about the side effects of drinking while on quetaipine. I use it to help me sleep and take 25mgs a night. When I drink and have had say 3,4 drinks I start to become extremely 'zombie' like and black out very easily. I can bearly form sentences and am extremely...
  10. S

    I feel ok now

    Been drinking, upped my medication over the legal limit today, don’t feel so anxious or depressed. Anything for a tiny bit of relief. Sad, really. Best friends birthday celebrations tonight and I sat at home drinking on my own because I was too anxious and down to see my friends. Is this the...
  11. J

    Expat family ; wife/mum having mental/psych episodes ( and drinking )

    I am a 50 year old Australian male who has been married 10 years to a Cambodian female 36. We have two children 8 and 10. We met, got married and lived in Cambodia for 10 years and 2 years ago relocated to Hanoi, Vietnam where I work as a specialist contractor to the Australian Government. We...
  12. G

    Wife just said something to me!

    My wife says she likes it when I drink. She says I am more talkative,happier and less worried about time. She says If she could have me this way all the time I would be in trouble(she had a smile on her face so I am taking it as a good thing). Not sure what that means. She says when I am not...
  13. A

    Need advise

    Hello, I'm new to this forum. I'm hoping someone can give me some in site and advise. I used to suffer from daily anxiety, obsessing anxiety is what I think it is called. About 18 years ago, my doctor at the time prescribed me Zoloft. I took it few probably less than a week, it made my symptoms...
  14. B

    Relapsed again ....

    Not sure how many times I have written a post like this, but I have relapsed again. I cannot control my urge to drink and drug due to BDP. I haven't been taking my medication because it stops me sleeping and gives me restlessness. I haven't been meeting with my CPN or GP either, so I am...
  15. J

    How Has The Changes In Ribena And Lucozade Effected You?

    Ribena and Lucozade changed the recipe to avoid the sugar tax but I have not noticed it with Lucozade and kept drinking that. Ribena though I could really tell tasted oddly. Last bottle of ribena got thrown away. I'm still buying Lucozade.
  16. T

    BPD new here and having a tough time

    Mom passed last month .. feeling rough bout that as I’d not spoke to her for nearly two months prior to her emergency hospital admnittance. Also just had an explosive wknd where I have verbally attacked and lost 3 friends in one evening .. struggle to hold onto people .. feeling fragile drinking...
  17. B

    I'm going to stop drinking

    I am not going to touch another alchoholic drink after 18th March. After all, I'm Irish and St Paddys is just around the corner! I easily drank more alcohol between 15 and 20 than I did between 20 and my mid forties, but since last October I've started spiralling out of control. It started with...
  18. B

    Please help!

    I’m hoping somebody could give me some ideas of what this could be. I’d like to do some reading and research, and maybe if someone or anyone can relate to some of this, or understand it they could give me a starting point. I’m 30 years old, and as a kid always felt like I had ADD, and slight...
  19. vanish

    I feel like getting wasted every night... again.

    Hey folks, I am a self-proclaimed drug addict and alcoholic, I've been clean of illicit drugs since 2006 when my best friend suicided. Drinking however is something I've never managed to kick completely. I am more of a binge drinker these days. I can go months without touching a drop and then go...
  20. H

    Plagued by constant suicidal thoughts.

    Ya wrote a note Sunday then made a [ moderated] before contacting the crisis line. Family doesn't even know. I should be in a better place now that I am not going through psychosis, but I keep thinking about suicide. I drink way too much, and that's an issue. The only time I am not thinking...