mental health

  1. R

    Struggling

    Hello, I’m 23 years old. I’m struggling. - difficulty sleeping, it takes hours to fall asleep and then when I do I have nightmares. - zoning out regularly and feel sort of detached from everything. -palpitations -low mood, no motivation,over emotional, crying for no reason, irritable - don’t...
  2. A

    Has anyone ever got over this? (HOCD/ROCD/POCD)

    Hello, so around a year ago my general anxiety took a completely different turn when I started to spend large amounts of time apart from my girlfriend due to work/university commitments.. during this time I started to feel quite lost and developed mild HOCD which would come and go once in a...
  3. Lazz

    New GAD diagnosis

    Hi guys. I'm new to this forum so I'll introduce myself! I'm Lazz. I'm a university student who's recently been diagnosed with GAD (about 3 weeks ago). I just wanted to join this forum to hear about other peoples' experiences with anxiety. In particular, I find it quite isolating sometimes as I...
  4. Lazz

    Newly diagnosed

    Hi guys! My name is Lazz, I'm a uni student from England and I've recently been diagnosed with GAD. I joined this site as I've found it quite hard to talk about my anxiety with friends/family as I'm not sure they'll understand etc. I'm still coming to terms with my diagnosis and medication so...
  5. G

    bpd relationship problems

    i am in a loving and healthy relationship which i would not trade for the world. my boyfriend and i love each other but lately we’ve been encountering some problems. he’s been insecure/upset and he had told one of my friends that he loves me, but not as much as i love him. i experience emotions...
  6. J

    Am I a bad person or do I need help?

    In the past my partner has referred to me narcissistic and occasionally emotionally abusive, this got me looking to find help about these traits and attempting to find ways on improving my behaviour (less drinking, therapy etc) but I'm beginning to wonder if I am ill or if it's much worse than...
  7. D

    20mg Paroxetine - is it safe?

    Can anyone who has been on Paroxetine or is currently on Paroxetine tell me about your experience taking it? Or anxiety medication in general? My boyfriend was prescribed 20mg Paroxetine for anxiety. The initial reason he went to see the doctor is due to a pain in the left side of his chest...
  8. D

    Losing the plot

    Hi guys, So the reason I've joined is that I feel I've started to lose the plot a little in the past couple of days. This post might be a little lengthy So, a little background about me: I have had issues with anxiety and depression a good few years ago. I'm a 27 year old. I'm a single father...
  9. S

    what is the web address for "Keran or karan house" not sure of spellng

    what is the web address for "Keran or karan house" not sure of spellng but this came up yesterday when I was filling out my registration and now I cant find the link - does someone have the link please?
  10. L

    Good Day

    Today has been a wonderful, nice day! I had a hard time yesterday, but I feel so refreshed. Life isn't always perfect, but we all have our ups and downs. It just depends on how you handle everything. Cheers to future good days like this one!
  11. L

    SOS - Depressive Episode

    I'm having a severe depressive and anxious episode. Help! What do I do? My mind is racing and I can't think clearly. I feel horrible.
  12. L

    Mood Swings

    My mood swings are absolutely horrendous. I don't know how to control them properly. I always feel like I'm going crazy. My mom says that I'm a drama queen, and my sister treats me like I'm an idiot. I feel so unheard and misunderstood. I don't know what to do about it anymore. I need to go back...
  13. S

    I’m afraid to go to counselling.

    I always had a problem verbalizing my feelings, so I never did. Actually, this is my fist time trying to describe what I’m feeling because I really don’t know what to do anymore. I have to reach out to somebody even if that someone is a total stranger on the internet. I’m 25-year-old female and...
  14. E

    How to help a friend?

    Cheers! A friend of mine has been pretty "down", lately, mostly College and another thing, which I will explain right away, and with him being my best friend, I can't help but worry, so I was hoping that maybe someone here would maybe help me help my friend. (Thank you all in advance!) So, to...
  15. S

    Is this normally how counselors act?

    I have had counselling and it didn't work out very well as she was rude, impatient and her 3 phones where constantly ringing and she was looking at them and kept losing her patience when I needed her to explain something. Then when I explained how my problems were starting to impact my work life...
  16. H

    My friend is stranded in israel and needs desperate help

    Hi everyone, this is my first post here and my first post on a forum ever but I am desperate for any advice at this stage. Where to begin... It recently came to light that an old friend of mine whos name is Yasu, was starting to suffer from mental impairment. He had been studying at...
  17. B

    Drugs caused my anxiety help me

    MY STORY Mephedrone Meow meow Mem kat Para 1 : Evening writing this now I have the worst brain fog I’ve taken 7.5mg of diazepam, knowing even now it won’t help - but what else can I do ? I started taking meth in 2011 November when I came out gay , on and off until November 2015, but...
  18. P

    Help me understand?

    My daughter has 2 children. A year & a half ago she became involved with a man and started using drugs. She lost her kids to cfs until this man was removed from the home. He eventually goes to jail and kids are returned to her in aug. In feb she starts a new relationship with someone worse then...
  19. T

    How can we cope?

    As someone who has struggled anxiety their whole lives. I have recently decided to do some research on how people cope with their anxiety. Does anyone care to share their personal coping ways? I rely heavily on reassurance from friends and family. Please share, i have also created a survey to...
  20. S

    bullying

    how many of those on this forum with a diagnosis of schizophrenia believe they are being bullied? by an authority, a friend or a family member? i - for one know that's why i am here. it's also why i have my diagnosis, county court and it's staff - it's MP, and my care team and the local...