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  1. Jayhova85

    That callous indifferent neutral state that's disturbing

    After going through a very distinct bi polar state last month I've entered this neutral unsettling state of mind... a lot of times I try to envision myself leading a regular life, partner, job, housing and some day kids.... but in some of these neutral states I become some sort of macabre...
  2. F

    Exercise can tackle symptoms of schizophrenia

    Aerobic exercise can significantly help people coping with the long-term mental health condition schizophrenia, according to a new study from University of Manchester researchers. Through combining data from 10 independent clinical trials with a total of 385 patients with schizophrenia, Joseph...
  3. C


    I'm stuck overwhelmed. Seeing grey not much colour in my life. How the hell do I get out of this place? I lost my mum 11 years ago to suicide with a whole history of trauma leading up to that. And now I'm just overwhelmed. I feel like I have no way out of thistock but to take my own life.
  4. G

    Mental health TV this upcoming week

    This was on Newsnight on BBC 2 on 17/5/2016 - Magic Mushrooms For Depression, just after 30 minutes in - http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07c2sj3/newsnight-17052016 Daily 9am, Frasier, Channel 4. The psychiatrist abandons his bar-propping in Boston (a heavily Irish descendant city in...
  5. H

    A HUGE Thank you to all you guys

    So I posted on here last month some history of my mental health problems and some symptoms I had been experiencing. Without you guys support I wouldn't have had the kick up the arse I needed to seek proper psychiatric help. Today I received the diagnoses of being bipolar. I hope with the...
  6. cpuusage

    Leading neuroscientists and Buddhists agree: “Consciousness is everywhere”

    Leading neuroscientists and Buddhists agree: “Consciousness is everywhere” Leading neuroscientists and Buddhists agree: New theories in neuroscience suggest consciousness is an intrinsic property of everything, just like gravity. That development opens a world of opportunity for collaboration...
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    Mental health TV this upcoming week

    East Enders' Stacey Branning will be the one suffering heartbreak this festive season, as she is diagnosed with a rare mental illness. The mother-to-be, who is played by Lacey Turner, will experience symptoms of postpartum psychosis shortly after she gives birth to her child in coming days...
  8. C

    No self esteem and unbelievably lonely

    So here goes... I've struggled with social problems my whole life, meaning I've continuously felt lonely for the past 20 years. As a child I suffered with anxiety and depression, leading to a miserable time growing up. For the past nearly 2 years I've been very low in mood, I've attempted...
  9. E

    I'm angry that they're making me worse

    For over a year now I've been trying to get my ESA back, this stressful process is making me worse & I'm very cross about this, how dare they do this to me. As well as feeling awful mentally, I've been having pains in my chest which I assume are panic attacks. My sleep is disturbed more than...
  10. C

    North London

    North London Pace 34 Hartham Road, London, N7 9JL Helpdesk: 020 7700 1323 Office: 020 7715 0385 [email protected] PACE is London's leading charity promoting the mental health and emotional well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. PACE also provides online...
  11. F

    Schizophrenics are okay!

    Calling it “psychodiversity” rather than mental health reframes the debate The language in mental health is a constantly evolving phenomenon which doesn't hold true with the underlying concept. This problem has become worse since the political correctness movement grew in mental health. I'm a...
  12. N


    Anyone here know what cosmic battles on the telly are all about. Ever had the experience of people on the telly talking to you and saying your name, and the weather changing according to your mood and whether you are moving stuff around your house, rearranging things.I am going mad with fear...
  13. pepecat

    Some help from you lovely forum-ers.

    Please note - I have checked this out with the other mods /admin and they say its ok to post this :) I was wondering if you guys could offer me some suggestions / thoughts on something: I've 'volunteered' to do some mental health training for a group of British Red Cross first aiders in about...
  14. M


    I don't do this type of thing. I've always kept everything bottled inside. But, I'm at the point now where I can't take it anymore. I want to be happy again. My biggest problem is I feel that no one outside my immediate family cares for me. This is made apparent by the fact that no one will...
  15. A

    Anxiety leading to eating problems

    Is anybody else experiencing something like this, hoping I'm not alone. It's taking over my life
  16. F

    Mental health patients being denied human rights in court, warn leading lawyers

    Mental health patients being denied human rights in court, warn leading lawyers Mental health patients being denied human rights in court, warn leading lawyers - Home News - UK - The Independent
  17. C

    Abuse/Ad Nauseam

    Just wondering how many of us feel we have sustained emotional/physical or sexual trauma - leading to us being unwell in adulthood? Close to my heart - as have challenged an elderly parent (went down like a lead balloon - largely cos younger sis been thru therapy - and now spilling over bout...
  18. N

    can this be a cause?

    Is it at all possible that a shroom trip can cause trauma perhaps leading into anxiety?
  19. S

    The blind,..

    Ahhhhhh man,.. I don't know about all this anymore. It's like the blind leading the blind. This really isn't healthy.
  20. amathus

    UK Researchers Hail First Approach To Antidepressant Medication For 20 Years

    UK Researchers Hail First Approach To Antidepressant Medication For 20 Years http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/230065.php Millions of people with severe, treatment-resistant depression could get their lives back by adding an anti-inflammatory drug such as aspirin to their...