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  1. O

    understanding mental health

    Good Afternoon people my name is Obie for the sake of anonymity.I am a 26-year-old male who throughout my life has had 3 open-heart surgeries, flatlined 11 times and have epilepsy and asthma and after all that have no mental health issues. Now my Brother who grew up with no medical issues went...
  2. P

    Telling People About Your Disorder

    I am bipolar, and also have generalized anxiety disorder and ADHD. I take 6 pills a day for these illnesses, and I am not always comfortable with telling people about this information. Yet people in my family keep telling their friends all the information about my hospitalizations, the...
  3. M

    Hello. I am not well.

    Hello all. As the topic states i have been sick with depression and generalized anxiety for 18 years. I am 43 years old and live in Denmark with my wife in a house with our 3 dogs. I joined because i was hoping to get some additional information that could help me.
  4. N

    Something Very Baffling Occurred via Post today?!!!

    Hi Evening Folks, I hope all are well this evening, I'm very much better considering how i hadn't been the late afternoon/earlier evening. Well, in the post today, and out of the blue, a letter and a benefits application form came in, saying we need to have a look at claim, to ensure that...
  5. M

    Has anyone experienced something like this.

    This is the ultimate conundrum. I know ideas stem from other places and often people with schizophrenia or just people if you don't like that word being so general or confining have been quick to adopt concepts from ideas or books or television or music into some story of their own. That's what...
  6. G

    Mental health news this week

    National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 5 November 2018 - https://www.nsun.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=effb3106-fb6d-4b87-94df-a7911acd93dc National Survivor User Network (NSUN) Bulletin - Monday 12 November 2018 -...
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    Mental health news this week

    (Sorry that I haven't sent one of these in a while) National Survivor User Network (NSUN) bulletin : 8 October 2018 - Black History Month - https://www.nsun.org.uk/Handlers/Download.ashx?IDMF=98a21a55-fb6d-4157-8fdb-92c4f9b2343a National Survivor User Network (NSUN) bulletin : 10 October...
  8. G

    Mental health news this week

    (Sorry for the delay in sending the next one of these) David Katz, the shooter who killed two people and wounded 10 others before taking his own life at an e-sports tournament in Jacksonville in Florida was in treatment for psychiatric issues at least as early as the age of 12. Katz, who was...
  9. A

    best med for hearing voices?

    there's a lot of information on the internet about antipsychotics, but often the information just says "used to treat psychosis" or something vague like that. I was wondering if anyone has recommendations for medications that specifically have worked to treat voices? or if anyone can describe...
  10. F

    Pip claim...more information

    Hello all, I'm brand new on here and truly thankful for any help or advice! I sent off my PIP form last week, moving from DLA to pip, and today received a letter telling me "one of our health professionals has looked at the information you sent to DWP. We're writing to let you know that we've...
  11. N

    ESA medical. Only in there 15 minutes,

    I was really anxious. My supporting living manager gave him a letter my LD community nurse wrote me, The assessor looked at it and said if I'd of send the letter in at the beginning I wouldn't of been called to the assessment and it had enough information in to be paper based. He only had little...
  12. lonelyinmyworld

    Work and self harm

    So, I have always been very open with my boss about my mental health state even when I was in a and e. However, I thought he already knew I self harm, and today I gave him a letter from my doctor to give to HR about my mental health and where I am with support etc. Anyway, he didn't know or had...
  13. saher

    Tired Little Big soul says Hi!

    Hi, guys! Soooo I am new here and wanted to join it for two reasons. umm... I research and read enough to realize i am not alone in this, and share information that i have regarding new topic. yup:nod1: takecare :flowers:
  14. C

    Why Does Everything Have To Be So Complicated?

    Honestly don't know why people employ me, or how I've managed to last this long. I work in ecommerce, and I like to think i'm good at it. But there are certain areas (and this doesn't just apply to ecommerce, but applies to pretty much all things in life and general) that I just simply can't...
  15. Inter Vivos

    Diagnosis of Residual Schizophrenia - what is its nature?

    Hi Folks, I have been diagnosed with residual schizophrenia for over a year. If anyone has ideas about this condition, please feel free to comment. If you too, have been given this diagnosis: how is it for you? Here is a link to some information on the condition: Residual Schizophrenia | Psych...
  16. G

    Mental health news this week

    A Bolton mum took a fatal overdose of pills after she began self-medicating to treat her anxiety. Mum-of-three Katrina Glynn, 34, had a history of anxiety and post-natal depression - http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/tragedy-mum-post-natal-depression-13864005...
  17. B

    Hi There!

    This is my first mental health forum. I'm hoping to share and receive information to manage my drugs.
  18. F

    A comment on a Wrong planet thread about whether ASD is defined by occurring from birth or toddler stage

    A comment on a Wrong planet thread about whether ASD is defined by occurring from birth or toddler stage I think you make a good point. Certainly we nowadays live in much more of an information age,or where information is more readily available. My first school obviously picked up on...
  19. Shana09

    Quetiepine, any experiences with this drug?

    Are you on this medication and what are you on it for, what are your experiences with this medicine? Disclose as much information as you want. I have just been prescribed this medication. Thanks
  20. J

    Stop the Paranoia?

    I struggle heavily with Paranoia, I'm on Quetiapine Atm, but I am still Paranoid. I'm a Artist and a Author, and have been online since It became a thing. So I have said some rude, weird and lies in the past... Obviously I've grown up now, but I can't stop feeling like someone is watching every...