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  1. Not_Crazy_Yet

    Dementia as it pertains to schizophrenia

    I have a diagnosis of schizoaffective-bipolar. But there are a few things which concern me. Sometimes I forget where I am, where I'm going, who I am, and who other people are. Its been a while since I have have had an episode of this nature. I sometimes lose large blocks of time. The most...
  2. Prairie Sky

    Trauma as an Infant?

    A family member of mine (my guardian) has PTSD after a severe accident almost 30 years ago. He claims that my symptoms of social stress, strange sleeping patterns, chronic depression, irritability and nervousness match his, and despite never being diagnosed with it, he strongly believes I have...
  3. A

    Possible Bipolar Disorder ? - Help!

    Hello all, this is my first post in a mental health forum...I am grateful for any support/advice on my situation with my partner. We have been together for three years and in these three years there have been three "episodes" (I don't have a better word for them), in which his character changed...
  4. angry butterfly

    I know what evil is.

    I've lived with it my whole life. Most of that time i did'nt recognise it. Was suble and insidious. Now though is totally apparent. OMG! Last straw....if this has happened idk what i'll do. Most people dont know such wickedness exists....at least it does'nt for them and cannot comprehend. They...
  5. F

    Does anyone get stuck in a self destructive/suicidal mode and can't apply any DBT skills at the time?

    Does anyone get stuck in a self destructive/suicidal mode and can't apply any DBT skills at the time? I wonder if this happens to anyone. I would say after the 20 years of therapy and meds I have been doing pretty good. There was a time during my divorce where I was self harming and very...
  6. E

    The Work Programme

    Today I turned up for my Work Programme appointment and YET AGAIN the person I was supposed to see was not there, this is the second time in a row it's happened & I've actually lost count of the number of times it's happened since I was put on it 18 months ago. I think I will contact the head...
  7. dermild

    Dreaded August, Major Mistake, Replay Loop

    EDIT: Title should read "REPLAY Loop. I get no relief when it comes to this. This thread was inspired by another thread I started, which turned out to be a big, big mistake. It will stand as a monument to my small-mindedness and lack of intelligence. But I digress. August is when the dreaded...
  8. Zardos

    Chim Chim Cher-ee

    I've chain smoked soo much that now i have a constant smell of burning in my nose.. i can taste it to.. Its driving me nuts.. I've tried snorting water but nothing is working.. This has happened before.. And the last time it went on for days... I'm sick of this shit man... Dealing with the...
  9. J

    Boyfriend had psychosis

    My boyfriend is recovering from psychosis. We used to be really happy, we had normal couple arguments, but nothing that was ever a real issue. When my boyfriend was suffering with psychosis he didn't trust me and said a lot of hurtful things to me and about me to other people. He's now...
  10. A

    Sad loss

    Just found out over facebook that someone I used to live with has died :( Very sad. Not sure what happened. Scares me when people die.
  11. M

    Need advice ...Anyone experienced it??

    As per my doc, i am suffering from Psychosis and OCD. I am on Antidepressant and antipsychotic since last 6 month. OCD:- For OCD, i actually get swearing words in my mind for any person who come in front of me inlcuidng my parents. I never used swearing words before in my life. I felt guilty...
  12. I

    in love with my therapist?

    I'm starting to feel like I could be falling in love with my therapist. I mostly started seeing him because of family problems and he's really helped me through it. Has anyone else experienced this, what happened and what did you do about it?
  13. blurrypeach

    Friend with schizoaffective disorder

    Hi everyone. I have a friend with schizoaffective disorder. He's the nicest guy I've ever met. I like talking to him. And he is always willing to help me and listening to me. I know I'm rambling right now but I'm just trying to say he is a great person! He has confessed he is interested in...
  14. B

    Damaged

    Hi unused this sight a few years ago and back again. I don't want to moan on, I know life's what you make it to an extent. But I've been threw allot of bad things in my adult life, that couldn't be avoided. The more that happened, the more I absorbed the blame and began to think I was the cause...
  15. duoduo

    Voice telling me 'I've sinned' and 'will pay'

    Hi, I have been professionally diagnosed with psychotic BPD and take 150mg of anti psychotics, but today something happened that hasn't happened in a while. Someone dropped some money, and I saw them looking for it, and I looked them in the eye as I walked past with it in my pocket. I live off...
  16. megirl

    the unbelievable happened

    Been doing really well mentally, which is great On the 23 december the unbelievable happened. I was driving to work and instead of taking a turn i somehow have been distracted and ended up driving my car into a farmers fence hit a concrete post causing the car to roll then landed on another...
  17. LanaDelReyForever

    Horrible mistakes..

    Do you sometimes feel weak in the sense that you need to revisit the past, especially when it comes to people and situations that are strongly influenced you in any way? Does "harassing" yourself in this way, in the sense that turning the same thing a hundred times, even when you know a long...
  18. S

    I need to my tell my frustrations I feel with my therapist.

    I didn't know where to post this but it has really gotten to me. I saw my first therapist a few years ago and I felt I was on my way to recovery and my then therapist agreed and sent me on my way. However events had transpired and I was spiralling back into depression and anxiety and went to...
  19. cpuusage

    What's Wrong With You? Nothing. What Has Happened to You? Something.

    What's Wrong With You? Nothing.What Has Happened to You? Something. - Mad In America By Michael Cornwall, PhD May 17, 2014 "Licensed Mental Heath professionals are trained and are required to find out what is wrong with people. Unfortunately, 90 percent of the people who could benefit from...
  20. D

    surviving abuse

    unfortunately i am talking about a sexual abuse that happened when i was a kid. it is so strange to knowing that happened but not remembering a single thing about it. i know it happened. i start to cry when i picture my 4 old self feeling lonely and confused. How could anyone do that to a kid? i...
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