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  1. D

    Just diagnosed

    So just got out the psych ward. Had a brief visit for mania. Whilst I was there the doctor diagnosed me with BDP to add to my list. I must admit it makes sense to me now. Its the final piece of the jigsaw. So any advice from you guys here? Anything that helped you with this? Any online...
  2. J

    Help.... I need your advice!

    Hey everyone,this is my second thread. If you read my last one you know that I have bad anxiety and I stuck in an emotional abusive relationship. This week I have been extremely stressed and anxious, I am a college student and this week are my finals, I also have a job and it's been really hard...
  3. J

    hello everyone

    Hey everyone, Just wanted to introduce myself. My name here is Jonathan, 23 yO. Used to suffer from depression and anxiety, but learned how to live with it and can say that I am currently content. I joint the forum to seek help and advice about my brother who is going through some tough times...
  4. D

    My Emotions are Ruining everything

    Hey, I was wondering if anyone else out there has advice on emotions. I'm literally flying off the handle all the time. Slight criticism from my girlfriend about my appearance or my actions make me shut down or get angry. I'm jealous of her friendship with her ex boyfriend so I get cold...
  5. ThatSinkingFeeling

    Myself & My Situation

    Hi there. I have Anxiety, Depression, OCD, PTSD, BPD, and I consider myself 'borderline-autistic' as I was 2 marks away from having Aspergers. I have been in recovery for over 5 years now and am training to be a creative writing tutor for people with mental health issues. I am looking to get...
  6. L

    I don’t know what to do

    Hi I’ve never used one of these before so like I’m probably just going to word vomit everything out so here it goes. So I’ve been trying to work but my anxiety got worse after working at a retail job for just two days. I’ve worked in retail and the food industry before when I was like a bit...
  7. Livingdeadgirl

    Medication advice needed - doctors appointment tomorrow

    Hi everyone! I'm new to the forum, I have struggled with mental illness for quite a while and don't have many people in my life who understand mental illness. I'm hoping to make some connections on here. I have a diagnosis of ADD, Anxiety, Depression, Bipolar disorder. Finding the right...
  8. T

    Hi all.

    Hi all. I haven't been on here for quite some time, but wondered if I could ask for some advice. Please?
  9. F

    Acid Reflux? Info needed please.

    I have IBS and it is under control. Recently I have been getting acid reflux, and it is giving me a lot of pain. I am going to try Gaviscon when it net strikes. If anyone has any advice, tips etc please say. Also I don't drink any herbal tea, which ones may help?
  10. FadeToBlack

    No help from the Government with PIP

    Hi All, I don't know why they rejected me. I had help with an occupational therapist from the NHS to fill the form out, and they have ignored the whole thing and completely sided with the consultation lady I spent less than 20 mins with - cherry picking what they wanted to dismiss me and my...
  11. N


    Hi, I’m new here. I posted in one of the lower tagged sections because I’m having quite a negative experience with the CMHT. I’d really appreciate some advice. Thanks N
  12. S

    Not diagnosed officially but it sounds like me

    Sorry not read no comments yet, how do others cope with this? All advice welcome please, thanks
  13. S

    Thinking of getting in touch with my friends but i'm unemployed

    Hello everyone! Back in 2015 I had it all, friends and money but then my mental health problems i spent years hiding got worse to the point where they hit me hard physically and emotionally and one day in work I took a good long look at my situation and thought to myself that I cant go on like...
  14. A

    Carers, I need your help!

    Hi there, this is my first post.. I've been with my boyfriend for about 10 months now, and I'm so in love with him. Our relationship is usually great, and extremely healthy with lots of communication. However, he's struggled with depression on and off for 6 years now, and attempted suicide 4...
  15. E

    Citalopram to Mirtazapine.....anyone done this?

    I've been on 40 mg of Citalopram for over two years but recently the old feelings of helplessness, depression and anxiety reared their ugly heads and I went straight to the Dr. He advised I wean myself off citalopram and switch to Mirtazapine. So I followed his advice and did 5 days on 30mg, 5...
  16. R


    On seroxat 40mg for 19 years and don't feel like there working...any advise would be much appreciated.
  17. J

    School and bipolar

    Has anyone got and advice i can pass on to the school to help my daughter
  18. 0

    New - Advice Needed .

    Hi! I'm new to the forum, and just wanted to ask a few questions. I've had OCD for as long as I can remember. When I was about 14, I also developed an eating disorder which I still have, but for the past 4-5 years, I've been actively trying to beat it. Recently, I found out that I was...
  19. P

    Hello, just joined...Can't sleep

    Female Diagnosed manic depressive bipolar with severe anxiety disorder & several manic phobias. Meds don't help. Recovering alcoholic of 7 years so at least I was able to beat that! Love to hear some advice on how to beat the rest.
  20. L

    QUICK ADVICE PLEASE! Need help!!

    So to put it simply, yesterday I agreed to having a sleepover at my friends tomorrow, whos house I have never visited nor have I met her family. My anxiety over this is paralysing me and ive had 3 meltdowns today over it. I have autism but I rarely have meltdowns. I've had really bad experiences...