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    Hi Everyone I am new here

    Hello, I'm new i am 33 from UK I have depression and anxiety i am having a hard time emotionally mentally most days are a struggle. I enjoy gardening and enjoy watching films. Thank you for reading.
  2. 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...
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    Surrey Oakleaf Enterprise 101 Walnut Tree Close Guildford Surrey GU1 4UQ 01483 303649 [email protected] Oakleaf is the only mental health charity in Surrey working as a social enterprise to provide vocational training for those suffering from mental health issues. We offer...
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    North Yorkshire

    Northallerton Mental Health Support 2 The Link Crosby Road, Northallerton, North Yorkshire, DL6 1DG 01609 780758 Drop in Drop In at Centrepoint is open each Monday and Wednesday from 9.30am to 12.30pm and on alternate Sundays from 10.30am to 2.30pm. Day support services MHS Day Centres...
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    City of Edinburgh

    Edinburgh Crisis Skylight 0131 209 7700 [email protected] Crisis Skylight Edinburgh works with single people who are homeless and vulnerably housed. We offer structured 12-week courses, taster sessions and one-to-one support to help people learn, develop skills and improve their...
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    West London

    North Kensington - Grove Resource Centre 1-9 St Mark's Road LONDON W11 1RG 020 7221 0052 [email protected] Monday to Friday: 9am-5pm (Office) Drop in hours: Monday Tuesday Thursday:9am - 5.30pm Wednesday Friday:9am - 5pm Resource centre for adults with mental health problems...
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    North Somerset/Avon

    North Somerset FRIEND- Community Mental Health Resource Centre FRIEND (North Somerset) Ltd. 39 Oxford Street Weston-Super-Mare North Somerset BS23 1TN Tel: 01934 622292. Drop-in Weston-super-Mare Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12.00 to 16.00 Please contact W-s-M Centre Worker, Caroline...
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    Southend on Sea Trustlinks Westcliff site Growing Together Westcliff 47, Fairfax Drive, Westcliff-on-sea, Essex SS0 9AG. Shoebury site Growing Together Shoeburyness Elm Road (next to The Woodlands) Shoeburyness Essex SS3 9RZ Tel: 01702 213 134 E-mail: [email protected] Opening hours...
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    My dad's idea of vegetable growing

    A couple of years ago my dad told my mum in front of me that he was fertalizing the vegetables with urine. Since that time I will not eat their veg. I really don't know how to make this situation better since I am sure my dad would deny saying anything of the sort now. I still would not trust...
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    'The NHS is right - growing your own can aid depression.' Article

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/jun/04/nhs-depression-gardening The news that the NHS is piloting an eight-week course in gardening and vegetable growing to help combat depression is very welcome. It's not a new "therapy", its value is simply recognised as many daycare centres have...
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    Yet another one....

    Hi New here.... um....... 34 y/o, recurrent depressive disorder.... 18 months in the MH system - finally gonna start some psychotherapy in the autumn..... doing a PhD part time..... like gardening, doing jigsaws (how ironic), reading. Think that's about it at the mo.....