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  1. M

    My story, any advice?

    Ill start from where i made my first mistake which was dropping out of school at 15 due to my social anxiety being so bad. I had been suffering from it since i was 13 but was never diagnosed as i stayed away from doctors and therapists or anywhere i was sent. I dropped out before i even finished...
  2. H

    Hello Everyone, Great to see you all here.

    I am new here and looking forward to connecting with community people. I am an experienced fellow and hope to help you all with my education. Also, it will be great to hear from you all and learn new things.
  3. S

    im 49, and im still not listened to and i feel like im 7 again

    your only aloud to talk the bullshit, and whos doing well, ie education attainment, and what ever any one else wants to talk about, take a pill and shut up anyone else suffering from this???
  4. N

    Why I'm such a screw up.. I just want to reset my life

    I'm not quite sure how to put this but... I'm ready to give up. If I were given the option to reset my life, I'd take it. There's a little voice in my head that kept me going all these time but on the other hand, another voice is telling me horrible things about how I'm a screw up, I'm a...
  5. B

    Working in education with BPD

    Hi all, I'm after some advice ideally. I'm coming to terms with BPD and what it means for me. I work as a teacher in a secondary school. I've been struggling for a number of years and last week hit the lowest point so far. I've come back stronger and willing to seek proper help this time. I'm...
  6. F

    No more education

    Apart from a brief,unsuccessful, attempt, soon after being diagnosed, at doing history via a correspondence course my education stopped after the first admission to hospital. Three things have prevented me going back despite mental health staff pushing the idea on a few occasions (1) quite...
  7. I

    Scared of my future. Need help to move on.

    Hello lovely forum-members, first of all thank you for taking you time and reading this! Also (admins) please move the topic if its in the wrong section. I will try to keep it as short as possible. I had an awesome life till last year around April. It went good in every case - family...
  8. F

    Voices who said I have to kill my self

    I hear voices from year about 2009. Everything started after meditating courses, I never had anything like this before. It was like fire in the chest and when some order what I have to do. Recently in october 2017 voices started percistently demand me to kill myself because according to their...
  9. S

    College

    I was kicked out of college for getting angry. My mental health probem feeling worthless. How might I be able to get back into education
  10. A

    To Anyone Who Cares.

    So I want to get something of my chest but I didn't know how because I didn't want to burden people in my life. I'm sick of absolutely everything in my life. If I ever reflect on things too much I always think about running away or killing myself. I'm 26 and I hate my job, education and people...
  11. K

    Learning, University, Career

    Since being diagnosed a year ago, I have mostly recovered in terms of psychosis but am still a bit shaken cognitively and socially. However, I am making progress with reading books and general learning things, inc. about my illness. I would like to take this to the next level and do a masters at...
  12. B

    New and feeling like a failure

    Hi everyone. This is probably going to be a long message and I apologise in advance if I'm not in the right place for this. I'm almost 21 years old and I feel like a failure in life already. I left school at 16 and went straight into sixth form for 2 years. While at sixth form I was diagnosed...
  13. B

    Feel like a failure in employment/education

    Hi everyone. This is probably going to be a long message and I apologise in advance if I'm not in the right place for this. I'm almost 21 years old and I feel like a failure in life already. I left school at 16 and went straight into sixth form for 2 years. While at sixth form I was diagnosed...
  14. C

    Advice Needed On Further Education.

    Hey all, I am quite lost at the moment and would appreciate any advice or guidance greatly. So basically, as of the last few months I have been exploring the different avenues to go down for my future including the homing situation with me and my mother, further education and future careers, my...
  15. N

    Mental health education needs to be a mandatory subject within the UK national curriculum

    Mental health education needs to be a mandatory subject within the UK national curriculum Hi, Mental health education is still not part of the UK curriculum despite consistently high rates of child and adolescent mental health issues. By educating young people about mental health in schools, we...
  16. S

    Advice on doing an OU course while claiming ESA and PIP

    I currently claim ESA and PIP due to crippling mental illness where I can hardly leave my house, let alone work. I have been thinking about starting an Open University course since I can do it all at home though I'm not sure if I could handle it, I'm also worried that my benefits would stop if...
  17. Z

    What to do when the help does NOT help??

    Hi all, I was diagnosed with depression plus anxiety about 4 years ago. Since then, I tried 4 different antidepressant. I have also done therapy for the last year and a half. I try to change aspects that i don't like about my life. I am 27, and very successful work and education wise. I am just...
  18. O

    What is our human spirit that's inside of me?

    Every human has a spirit. Every human has a brain. Doctor once said the spirit was the human brain. I had trouble accepting this information. It is true when I drink wine it numbs both head and my spirit. So drugs or medication does change my spirit inside of me until it wears off. There's also...
  19. pepecat

    "Shoot the Damn Dog' author Sally Brampton dies

    Sally Brampton, journalist and writer, dies aged 60 - BBC News (contains suicide specifics) Of all the 'celebrity' deaths this year, this one has stunned me the most, though actually, I"m not massively surprised. I feel a bit 'hit by a truck' for a few reasons..... I didn't know Sally at all...
  20. D

    Mental health champion sacked for speaking out against Tory education policy

    Mental health champion sacked for speaking out against Tory education policy Mental health champion for UK schools axed after criticising government | Education | The Guardian
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