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  1. G


    Hello, I’ve joined this forum after reading many threads; basically, I have been suffering with depression & anxiety for some time and hope you don’t mind me sharing my story/issues - I will try to cut a long story short. Around four years ago, I found out that my now ex-wife had a one night...
  2. P

    Anyone on fluoxetine?

    Hi all, this is my first post and it would be great to hear from anyone who's on fluoxetine, I've been on 20mg for 13 weeks now for low mood and anxiety, although my anxiety is a bit better my low mood remains, I know everyone is different, and i really don't want to up my dose as the side...
  3. Jbb79

    Have Low testosterone from A-P Prolactin x x

    Hi, I've got Small testicles, from Anti-psychotics . . . There-fore, I Have low testosterone, which has killed My Self-confidence, Libido, I Have Border-line E. Dys-function and my beard doesn't grow, much, at all . . . Later, Muscle-wasting and, Brittle bones, May follow . . I Want my life...
  4. C

    Re starting fluoxatine after 9 months of them.

    Hi everyone, i started having panic attacks around 10 years ago, the attacks also gave me depression. I've been on and of meds for 10 years and was using Prozac for a couple of years. I'm 3 days back into my meds and my god it's hard, temperature, sickness, tiredness but not sleeping and low...
  5. Fairy Lucretia

    am i

    like everyone else on the forum? like a person i feel separate from everyone :low:
  6. M

    At the end of my rope!

    So I'm now at the max of Effexor (375mg) that the doc will prescribe which was increased from 300mg on Thursday. If this doesn't work I don't know what I will do with myself? :unsure: My doc said we will try another antidepressant I guess. I don't think I can wait for it to take effect though...
  7. N

    Very unsettled - Fluxoetine (For the moment, yes)

    Hi Afternoon, Folks, I have a GP appointment on the 17th for discussion, about finding me a better anti depressant, and one which doesn't cause me as much tiredness and or fatgiue. Following on fr om Saturday, a extremely low aircraft flying past ranging from Saturday until today, a s tatus...
  8. N

    Low Helicopter - 6.45am!!!! Annoying! Plus DIsturbing

    Hi Afternoon Folks, About 7 or 8, this morning, and I was just about to be focusing on what I was going to next, and to plan which kind of music track I was going to listen to and knit, annoyingly and distubing, very unsettling too, for the day, there was a very low helicopter, flying nearly...
  9. valleygirl

    Sinking lower and lower

    I don't know what to do. Depression and anxiety. I'm sinking down so low. I don't want to be alive.
  10. T

    Clopixol withdrawal

    What is the lowest dosage of Clopixol depot you can take before withdrawing completely? The psychiatrist says 50mg is the lowest before withdrawing but that doesn't sound low enough.
  11. Fairy Lucretia

    Time to say goodbye?

    I just want out :low:
  12. B

    Hi Ya'll

    Hello there. I've just plucked up the courage to join here after looking around to see what's going on. I've struggled with my mental health for over 20 years :low: Due to various traumas that have impacted me emotionally growing up. Which in turn affects my confidence communicating +...
  13. qwerty1234

    low self esteem

    I am COMFORTABLE with low self esteem. Who cares what the world says about low self esteem. It is satisfying to be selfcritical and have emotion and weakness... we don't have to be positive all the time, that makes no sense. I would rather be accepting, embracing, analytical, sincere. The...
  14. letmein

    how low can one person go?

    hi gang sorry not been around so how low can one person go before its too much for them to take? so dam low here, sick of "faking it" for family. I need some help to get through to the new year, do I ask to be hospitalized? as a measure of safety for myself?
  15. T

    Hearing voices. Medication Query

    Hi all. I have a current situation where I am hearing two distinct voices. I believe this started happening due to two very unexpected life situations. The voices relate to the situation which happened. I am currently going through face to face psychiatric help which is hopefully going to...
  16. E

    Hello there , looking forward in exchanging expiriences and struggles

    Hello, i'm new here, 23yrs old, and struggling with depression, anxiety and low self esteem and confiedence for more than 6 years. I had some really deep down periods that lasted for a quite long time, i had some good moments (i think that is really significant that all of us really mention...
  17. letmein

    when your desperate...........

    @ 7 am this morning, I made a plan. I chose a method and a day to take control on my none life. my exit was set @ 9 am i broke down and creed like a baby @ 10 am I forced myself out for a coffee with my daughter @ 2 pm i'm starting to get low again today has been a roller coaster of...
  18. soulsearcher

    getting strong urges to self harm

    hey peeps im getting strong urges to self harm, my mrs has hidden everything but i feel like going to the shop to get some :low: i just feel like i need some release :low:
  19. A

    Worrid about being sectioned

    Hi all I am Amy. I am new on here .I have suffered with my mental health all my life. I am under the care if the CMHT. The past few weeks I have been feeling suicidal and obsessing over god punishing me. I have been having the urge to kill myself.i finally told my other half who is very...
  20. P


    I’m self harming again. I was doing well but I feel like I have relapsed. Nothing I do that used to help me by distracting me is helping. Feeling super low, I don’t know what to do.