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  1. S

    How the schizophrenic lives a normal life?

    You should not pass a day of your life without achieving accomplishment. How it is done? Try everyday to act as the very healthy do. Do not talk too much, just listen to others. You will discover after a week that you are a completely different person. Congratulations on the achievement.
  2. Jim Lahey

    I am new here.

    I have never used a forum like this before. I am a student living in New Hampshire. I have come here because about one year ago I made an attempt to end my life. I have made a tremendous amount of progress in only a years time alone and with professional help and by opening up to select friends...
  3. B

    Hi all, new here.

    I am a women in my forties that has a depressive disorder and anxiety. Looking to relate to others, be of help if I can, listen and be heard. Discuss whatever is on our minds.

    Dealing with suicide - podcast

    Talkzone: Peter Pangore: Death Is Just The Beginning Worth a listen.
  5. H

    Broke-So-No-Wedding Anxiety

    I am 25 years old and me and my fiance are planning to get married within a month. Just like any other bride-to-be, I have (or had) dreams about the big day. But due to financial crisis, we are considering register/court wedding. Initially, we thought of having a small wedding consisting of...
  6. InfiniteRectangles

    I Had a Not-So-Good Experience with my Psychiatrist

    Okay, so generally I don't like to see psychiatrists because I don't like meds and I find them kind of full of themselves. Well, last week I had an appointment with a psychiatrist I've been seeing for a while, and it didn't go so well. First, he refused to change my medicine even though I told...
  7. T

    anyone want to be friends?

    it would be nice to have someone to talk to about issues or just anything, or if anyone needs someone to listen i will
  8. G

    Helpful Distractions

    I'm wondering what other people do to distract themselves from doing any self harm. I've recently started slipping back into old habits and know I need to curb them before it gets worse. My fiance suggested to me yesterday that I play with a fidget-spinner when I start having certain urges but...
  9. G

    alone in a crowded room

    im alone. im down. im annoyed im not in the right mind set. im lost. I just don't know what im supposed to do anymore. im tired of being alone in my little world. no one else has tried to understand,they pretend. this is my last shot at reaching out. I had been taught to keep all to yourself...
  10. Mayflower7

    Seeing my psychiatrist on Monday.

    I am really scared my psychiatrist won't listen to me. I hate depot injections they leave me in extra pain for days after. I am hoping he will change me to oral meds, has anyone else got off depot injections? I know aripipazole spikes my blood sugars, I have diabetes and the days after an...
  11. S

    will someone listen and be my friend?

    i think i might commit suicide. i really want to at least. is there anyone who will be my friend i can talk to? i have no one.
  12. H

    Feeling completely alone

    Hi, I feel like this is a big step for me posting in here even though it is anonymous. I have struggled with depression and anxiety on and off since I was 16, I am now 22 and I feel it is worsening each day to the point where I am suicidal. I feel like I have cried out for help but nobody will...
  13. Prairie Sky

    What do you say to people you care about who are depressed or suicidal?

    What do you say to people you care about who are depressed or suicidal? Well that probably sounds mighty odd because I've been depressed and suicidal for a good portion of my life. I have a lot of experience in what not to say. But what can you say or do that truly helps? That doesn't sound...
  14. T


    I feel so alone
  15. C

    Brain or Hearing Suppression in Married Men

    After my wife talks to me for 2 or 3 minutes (about anything, good, bad, boring, interesting, or otherwise!), my brain literally shuts down and I lose focus on her voice so that I hear absolutely nothing. She, of course, takes great offense that I don't listen to her ramblings on and on and on...
  16. Y

    Does anyone understand?

    Hey everyone! Just wondering if anyone understands the following or has any advice? Never mentioned these to GP and not sure if worth mentioning or not: 1. Scab picking. I pick scabs, no idea why have done since I was little and just can't break it. Try to pick them where people won't see them...
  17. M

    Not coping

    I saw my social worker and had a review but all she said was I am the same as I was last year but I am not I am worse I have had 20 paranoid episodes in the last year and I have had loads of paranoid delusions and hallucinations I tried telling her but she would not listen to me
  18. ThinkingCat

    Insight Timer

    This is a great app for guided meditations. There are many different types on there including for sleep specifically. There are thousands of audios and it's completely free. I often listen to help me sleep using my sleep headphones (£10 from Amazon). Hope it may be of use to some of you.
  19. M

    Tired of people telling me they care... when its all lies...

    Im ok with the fact that noone cares... just really fed up with being lied to.. Why say that you care or that people are there to listen.. Just recently i made a post... got told we are here to listen... then nothing back... I really do feel like noone can relate to my problems.. Ive been...
  20. I

    got a job interview

    Hi I got an interview tommorow night ,I'm.sp nervous my dad says not to go to it because its night shift work ten pn -7am he said it will be too much but not sure whether to listen to him or not or go for it