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  1. C

    My best friend is struggling with chronic depression

    Hi guys, my name is Nathan! I'm completely new to this forum and am not super well-informed about mental health, but I know enough to tell y'all a story about my friend. This post will be VERY lengthy, but I would love to get this all off my chest as it has been weighing me down for a bit...
  2. D

    I’m very worried about a friend

    I’ve had my fair share of mental health issues over the past few years, but I’m lucky enough to say that I’m starting to pull through, I’m starting to make the right decisions and I feel like I’m getting better. Still things could change in an instant and I still have a long way to go, but...
  3. L

    Dealing with two terminally ill relatives but my Friend unsupportive that has depression

    Recently both my Nan and my mother have been diagnosed with terminal illnesses. My Nan has been diagnosed with cancer, I have been caring for her the last week and she has reached the stage where she cannot eat or drink so unlikely to have long left. My mother also has severe lung disease and...
  4. H

    Worried about friend - Bipolar, PTSD, Anxiety, Depression

    Hi everyone, I am worried about one of my close friends whose life has taken a sudden turn mental health wise and what to do. I have been friends with this guy, we will call Matt, for about 8 years, and we go to the same college. I knew a bit about his past (abusvie family) and that he...
  5. J

    How to help a friend with severe depression and insecurities

    Hello everyone, I have a very close friend who has had to deal with depression for many years. She has attempted to take her life in the past and is currently displaying some behaviors similar to that time although I don't think it's likely she will. However, it does indicate she's in a bad...
  6. Midnight.Panda

    Paranoid about my friends

    I keep feeling like my friend doesn't like me anymore and is slowly trying to get rid of me. Things feel really awkward and uncomfortable when I am around them now too and we have been fighting a lot more. They keep making me out to be some kind of bad person and getting angry at me. Idk maybe I...
  7. J

    How to Handle Girlfriend's Mania

    A girlfriend is currently going through her 4th or 5th manic episode since 2006. All the usual symptoms are there: having higher-than-normal energy levels being restless or unable to sit still having a decreased need for sleep having increased self-esteem or confidence, or grandiosity being...
  8. K

    My friend worries me

    So I am looking for a wide range of responses and opinions of any kind whether you have experience or feel you can relate. A close friend of mine has been depressed for a while now, never understood why, never delved too deep in why, just gave him the support he needs. Whenever he has had a...