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  1. Deadheading

    The clock is ticking

    Last night made me even more determined to end it all. I wasn't successful ending it two months ago, but this time I'll make sure it happens before the New Year. I am sick to death of this, and don't tell me to explore other options. There are no other options.
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    The food-mood connection

    Presented by Lynne Malcolm 14 May http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/allinthemind/the-food-mood-connection/8510518 Might be of interest to those into nutrition and mental health.
  3. Sapling

    Pleased to meet you

    Hello all :) My alias is Sapling (it's an adorable word, don't you think?) and I've freshly joined the forum just a few minutes ago. I've been looking for a forum to join for quite a while and I'm excited to explore the site and get to know some new people :) Just saying hi and hope to talk to...
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    Understanding Drugs and Addiction

    About the course Understanding Drugs and Addiction, is also running in Chinese, starting 21 March 2016. To find out more and enrol, visit the course page. We are all touched by addiction – personally, within our circle of family and friends, and within our community. Addiction and its related...
  5. cpuusage

    Transpersonal Ecosophy, Vol. 1: Theory, Methods and Clinical Assessments

    Transpersonal Ecosophy, Vol. 1: Theory, Methods and Clinical Assessments Transpersonal Ecosophy, Vol. 1: Theory, Methods and Clinical Assessments by Mark A. Schroll (Paperback) - Lulu The image on the cover of this book represents the idea that brain state alterations at sacred sites allow us...
  6. nonotme

    Ocd / pure o

    anyone want to talk about this more? I want to explore to see if I have this "pure O" illness. I know we are going to have to be carful what we say as some of it could get nasty but how about we just talk. I have extreeme thoughts. Me.
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    Evning classes that promise to make you happy.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-34292274 The Dalai Lama has given his blessing to a new course of evening classes, available across the UK, promising to make participants happier… and the world a better place. The eight-week course, designed by the Action for Happiness organisation, claims to be...
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    Caring for people with psychosis and schizophrenia

    Explore the key issues related to caring for a relative with psychosis or schizophrenia, with this short, free online course. About the course Psychosis conditions, including schizophrenia, are treatable mental health problems that can affect anyone although very few people talk about the...
  9. D

    Check this out!

    http://www.indigodaya.com/the-blog-that-shouldnt-be-written-and-why-im-writing-it/ Why it's important to explore your own avenues. D xxx
  10. J

    Alternative/complimentary therapies on NHS

    Hello all, I'm wondering if anybody has been referred by their GP or CPN etc for alternative therapies (acupuncture, aromatherapy, arts therapy, reiki, etc)? I want to explore therapies other than treatment with drugs and talking therapy. Will the NHS pay for these? Thanks in advance Jamie
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    East Riding of Yorkshire

    Kingston upon Hull Mental Health Action Group 33-34 Caroline Street Hull HU2 8DF 01482 585244 [email protected] Mental Health Action Group offers a peer advocacy service to people in the Hull and East Riding area. We aim to ensure your needs and wants are listened to, taken seriously and...
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    North Lincolnshire

    Scun thorpe Scun thorpe and District Mind Printers Yard Fenton Street Sc unthorpe DN15 6QX 01724 279500 [email protected] Services Offered Peer Support Sessions (every weekday afternoon) One to one active listening service: to provide you with support, information/signposting and guided...
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    Exeter The Bridge Collective Unit 4 King Street Business Centre 7 – 9 King Street Exeter EX1 1BQ 01392 433358 [email protected] A democratic community where people who have experiences, beliefs, and feelings that have sometimes been labelled as mental illness are welcomed and...
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    Introduction, Yourself, new member from the Netherlands.

    Hello everyone, I am Yourself, 38 years old, from Amsterdam. I am diagnosed with a schizo-affective disorder. I had more psychoses since 2007. I am alraeady a member from a forum in Holland but I want inetrnational support and help, sharing my issues and also the happy moments. This is in shot...
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    Voices in the dark: an audio story

    We all have an inner voice. But for some, hearing voices can be much more distinct and unusual. Adam has a voice with a unique name and identity. Jacqui hears hundreds of different voices. Dolly’s voices led her to believe she was Jesus. The voices John experienced drove him to the edge. Voice...
  16. L

    Feeling a bit happier now!

    Ahhh after such a long time of suffering horrible and then even more horrible and dark days I didnt really see the end in sight. However I have been taking citalopram for a month now and I think it may be starting to take an effect! I find that my days are now better and I can actually find some...
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    The narcissism epidemic

    Are we in the midst of a narcissism epidemic? Attention seeking behaviour, the need to stand out, an increased focus on image, fame and money seem to be on the rise. Researchers from the U.S. have found that young people’s average scores against the Narcissistic Personality Inventory are...
  18. S

    is it ever ok?

    Can I ask a question? At what age is it not ok for young children to explore and be curious about each others bodies? When is it not ok? Is it ever innocent?
  19. fizzbom80


    Why does noone listen to me ? I don't want to do a group therapy I was told id be referred to psychotherapy and now it seems my cpn and pdoc want to explore other options why ? Groups not for me why can't they just do what they said rather than push me along
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    Hi guys..I'm Teddy.

    Hey first time I've logged on so I'm brand new...not entirely sure what to do...but thought Id just post a general hi?! I've recently been diagnosed which is a relief after spending a long time thinking I was going crazy... so I'm really glad I stumbled on this forum. Anyway, I suppose the first...