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  1. P

    Telling People About Your Disorder

    I am bipolar, and also have generalized anxiety disorder and ADHD. I take 6 pills a day for these illnesses, and I am not always comfortable with telling people about this information. Yet people in my family keep telling their friends all the information about my hospitalizations, the...
  2. NicoretteGummed

    Prejudice & Favouritism In the MH System

    This is something that's still a huge issue for me. Many times I've heard staff talk about Patients who have Bi-Polar like they are extremely special (even when they've done terrible things). Bi-Polar's will always deny it but they get the best deal by far in the MH System.
  3. S

    Bpd and relationship problems

    Hi everyone, I have just recently been diagnosed with BPD, however I have been living with this condition for nearly 5 years now. With the help of therapy I have really learned how to control my extreme emotions but I'm still finding it difficult to develop emotional attachments. I have been...
  4. R

    What is wrong with me?

    Hi, I'm new to this am looking for some high level advice. i routinely replay bad experiences / memories in my mind, causing me to become extremely worked up and angry. These thoughts literally make my lips moves making it appear that i'm speaking to myself (which, I sort of am). when it's...
  5. 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...
  6. Fairy Lucretia

    sorry ,want to explain x

    thanks for all the lovely private messages x some of you may have seen i got all upset friday night and said i was leaving x well i took something the wrong way and i do often misinterpret things as part of my illness i was being a big baby but i am EXTREMELY sensitive and can't help it well...
  7. A

    I don't want to be here any more :'(

    Hi everyone, I'm Andy and I'm 29 from a town in the northwest of England. Recently, so much has happened and I am unable to cope with the burden of it all. I don't want to be here any more :'( Back in May, I returned from California from seeing my partner. I am gay, and he has been a huge...
  8. P

    How to deal with extremely negative voices

    Hey everyone I'm new here. Ive been dealing with some really dark things for about 5 years now. I could very well say none of it was real, it was all in my head, but it was very real. People were really out to get me. I married someone who had terrible intents to basically rob me of my heart...
  9. N

    Almost 100% sure I have a Personality Disorder. Need help identifying a possibility before I go to a doctor.

    Almost 100% sure I have a Personality Disorder. Need help identifying a possibility before I go to a doctor. Hello, everyone. I'm new here so I'm not sure if threads like these are allowed. I know that none of you can diagnose me and I do plan on going to a doctor for this. However, I would...
  10. I

    Panic Attacks when taking time off

    Hi everyone, apologies if I've posted in the wrong forum. I've had a few experiences which has led me to look for information in case this might be symptomatic of a larger issue but I'm not quite at the point where I want to seek professional help yet. Essentially my personality or perhaps who...
  11. A

    Ambivalent as to whether I live or die

    I've had a fine day. Went out with my support worker for a 'drink'. Watched tv and been on laptop all afternoon. I'm now having extremely strong urges to commit suicide and I don't want to fight them. I'm fed up of fighting them. I don't care whether if I live or die. I think I'm going to...
  12. Z

    Internalished shame

    Hi, I don't know if this is the right forum to post in but.......here goes. I have recently developed the problem of experiencing a large amount of internalised shame. It all started a few months when I did something which, while being both childish and immature, was not anything seriously...
  13. K

    Ommetaphobia for real?

    Hi, my name si Luca, I'm Chinese but I live in Italy... when I was a kid I had an accident and my right eyelid got damaged. My eyes looked very uneven so during my teenage years I decided to go under surgery (blepharoplasty). I did 3 procedures... the last one almost 10 years ago... and was a...
  14. Solitude1


    Hi. Today I went to a psychiatrist and he prescribed me sertraline 50 mg and pranol and alprazolam. Now I'm extremely scared of the side effects of sertraline especially Stevens Johnson Syndrome. What can I do? please help me 😭😔 Sorry I posted in multiple forums I'm extremely scared.
  15. SunnyDaze

    Really Struggling

    Even though I'm not consciously thinking about a childhood trauma anniversary this month,my mind and my body are remembering. My whole body feels like I have been hit by a bus.I feel so extremely depressed.I feel anxious,scared,lonely. I feel like I want to SCREAM to the entire world how...
  16. E

    Is there anything I can do that could help my friend?

    My friend is extremely depressed right now. Is there anything I can do that could help my friend? Even just a little? Anything I can do to surprise my friend? My friend is a guy, he's in the mental hospital right now. We have had several conversations, I wonder what kind of gift would be a...
  17. C

    Can anybody help me?

    I need help, I have several mood swings a day. Say if something good or confident happens I feel really elate don't but if the slightest thing starts to go wrong I feel extremely upset. It has affected my focus and motivation and I also have become really sensitive to what people say and it's...
  18. G

    I don't have any friends

    I've been unemployed for over year now and I can't stand having no one who isn't family to hang out with anymore. I can't even think of anyone in recent times that I would called a friend. I've been extremely introverted my whole life which has stopped me from connecting with anyone as I...
  19. A

    Feeling extremely lonely

    As the title says, I'm feeling extremely lonely. I don't know what to do with myself.:low:
  20. K

    Personality disorder?

    I just got out of a 4 year relationship with "D". I believe D has a personality disorder of some sort, but I'm not sure what. I should say at first there is a 26 year age difference between us. Right from the beginning, I noticed he was extremely insecure and lacked self-esteem. I've seen him...