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    Ah ah ah ah my food is being drugged

    Agh my food is being spiked and drugged and poisoned and I have to eat it to stop everyone from being suspicious but I can't make myself throw up , I tried but I can't! There are people hiding in the bushes and I need to run away to be safe! They tried to poison me with gas in the air and trap...
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    Feeling guilt - when I KNOW I shouldn’t

    Does anyone else with anxiety constantly feel extremely guilty over absolutely nothing? I really need help, I’ve had mental health problems since a young age (due to my mum not getting me appropriate help as it “wouldn’t look good” in my medical history), and I’ve found since getting older...
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    is drawing over scars bad??

    does anyone know the answer to this? i've drawn over my scars before but those were relatively old scars while this one was around two months old. it's healed over but the skin is still raised and pink. i felt a weird tingly sensation when i drew over it so i got worried. i used a micron pigma...
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    I don't feel what I should...

    If I'm not in pain, I feel nothing. I don't feel like myself if I'm not self harming because I like the scars. I see the scars and I'm me that way. I do good things for others, but it's only what I'm supposed to do. I have Christian beliefs, but I can't find it in myself to include other people...
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    An Appeal.

    First post an Appeal, this is already going well. The purpose of this thread is to receive some advice and honestly just receive directions on where do I go from here. I have a 17 year old son who's been off recently. He's always been a "big" kid 6'1 190lbs who will always eat a lot, grade A...
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    I need help.

    I’m struggling to know where to even start. ive been struggling with depression and anxiety for about 7 years now and seems to be getting worse and worse. But I also struggle with something else, i continuously keep hurting my family. I’ve lied to them, I’ve stole money and jewellery from them...
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    Struggling to stay afloat

    Hi there, first time posting but I'm not really sure where else to turn at this point. I've lived with some kind of mental illness for as long as I can remember - I'm 25. Some times are worse than others but I feel as if something is always there. I have tried pills and counselling numerous...
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    Do I need to increase fluoxetine dose?

    Hi, I’ve been on 20mg Fluoxetine for my HOCD/POCD/ROCD for 3 months now, and the intensiveness of thoughts went down after the first 4 weeks and I had around 6-8 weeks where it wasn’t too bad... now I feel like it’s wearing off and I’m starting to struggle quite badly again. Should I increase...
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    I have lost the will to live

    Hello guys, This is my first time posting on a forum and asking for help. I have been battling with depression for a few years and I had some severe depressive episodes, but somehow I found the strength to get up and keep going. Now it feels different. I'm at such a low point that I don't know...
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    What's wrong with me?

    I think that I have some sort of mental oddity. I go to therapy for arachnophobia, and my therapist included me when she was talked about people with social anxiety a few times, so I guess I have that?? i think that I might need medication for anxiety, my friend takes meds for their anxiety, and...
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    IDK what to do anymore

    I feel like a failure, financially my family and I are going through it,there’s some days where we can’t afford food so we struggle until we can afford something... nothing is going our way. Yesterday I tried to sell an iPhone for the money so I could help provide for my mom and the buyer was a...
  12. A

    I'm having depressive/suicidal thoughts almost every day

    Hi there, For a while now I've had a clinical diagnosis of severe MDD (major depressive disorder for those of you who don't know). A few months ago, my beautiful dog Rosie of 12 years passed away and it was gut-wrenching. Recently, my cat Jasper was taken to the vet and was found o have a lump...
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    Is it normal

    I’ve been diagnosed BP since high school- over 16 years ago. I have a wife, 2 kids, and a fairly high stress management job. I function well, but I feel like when I hit a stress point I crack and my whole psyche seems like a spiraling storm cloud of just... sadness and emptiness and...
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    Anyway to make self harm scars fade more?

    Hey all, so it's been almost 4 years since I have self harmed ( I'm 22) and as strange as this might sound I only really noticed and fully grasped the scars on my arms 5 months ago, I have tried using bio oil for the last 3 months but read that if scars are white that they won't fade anymore...
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    Dissociation? Need advice or someone to relate to

    Hello I'm Hailey I'm new here, I'm still not sure how to describe what I'm going through or if I do/don't have derealization...? I feel completely disconnected from myself, the world, and everyone around me, it feels like my brains been shut off? and I cant turn it back on It always looks like...
  16. W

    Loneliness

    How does everyone else deal with the loneliness? When you feel a burden to everyone and get told your texts are too long so then you feel like they’re dreaded, where do you turn?! Can’t cry it out that’s not an option just feel empty and pointless. Why can’t I just get a little support not from...
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    Always the one asking in a friendship need advice!

    Was wondering if it's a bad thing to always be the one communicating first in a friendship. Any advice or other people experiences are welcome. Thank you
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    I don’t know why I feel like I have to do this (ticks?)

    Hey all, I don’t really know where to post this but recently I’ve noticed an increase in what I can only identify as ticks in myself. It may be related to my high anxiety right now, but i’ll explain it as best I can, any and all input and ideas are appreciated: - i keep having to stretch or...
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    Anxiety when thinking about my own body, especially reproductive organs

    Hello, I would like to know if anyone is like me, or if I could get some advice maybe? I feel like my body is alien to me. I don't like feeling things on my skin, HATE thinking about my internal organs and have anxiety when I think about my lady parts. This really gets to me the most when I'm...
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    Really strange panic attack.

    Hiya, I'm not quite sure if this is an anxiety attack or something else, but i wanted to see if anyone's experienced anything similar. I have anxiety anyway but I've never had an attack like this before. I felt a little dizzy and wobbly earlier today, it passed so I thought nothing of it as...
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