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  1. T

    Being drained completely from PTSD

    Hello everyone. I'm posting this because this is something I've been needing to get off my chest for a very very long time and it seems this is my best place to seek advice on said subject. I have been a musician for 8 years now, and a CNA for 4. My life dream has been to be a professional...
  2. Gajolene

    Robert Gupta: Music is medicine, music is sanity

    Robert Gupta, violinist with the LA Philharmonic, talks about a violin lesson he once gave to a brilliant, schizophrenic musician — and what he learned. Called back onstage later, Gupta plays his own transcription of the prelude from Bach's Cello Suite No. 1. Talks for band geeks | Playlist |...
  3. C

    Not sure where to begin

    I have never posted anything on a mental health forum before...long time reader, first time poster. Apologies for the rambling nature of what's to follow, and I'm also really sorry if it's not relevant, or not a real problem, if that makes sense. Sorry for hijacking time and attention when there...
  4. W

    partner wanted to be carer. now he's making me feel horrible :(

    I was against the idea. But he wanted to have time off work etc and urged me, I finally accepted and now he's going about like I'm terminally ill and he's tied down. He's checking out other women ALOT, trying to find excuses to talk to exes, banging on about success he could have had as a...
  5. J

    Hello, hello. This is me, I guess.

    I've always sucked at introductions, but let's give it a shot shall we? I'm 25 years old, living alone in a one bed flat with two rather large bunnies who are my world at the moment (regardless of being messy and gnawing at any damn thing including doors and doorframes), with EUPD, T1D...
  6. C

    British newbie

    Ok so i've not been on this kind of forum before and have no idea where to post. I'm a musician and admin assistant (odd mix I know), suffering from a lot of issues right now but always feel better to talk about it right?
  7. M

    Has anyone sucessfully come off their meds?

    I'm currently on quite a high dose of anti psychotics. I was wondering if anyone had successfully come off their meds to lead a perfectly normal drug free life? One day I would love this. Especially as I am a musician and find that the drugs totally block my creative feeling. And everyone...
  8. H

    Musician new to forum

    Hello folks, new to the forum, so just saying hi. I have struggled with depression and anxiety for most of my life. There's a lot to be benefited from sharing so thought I'd sign up. Happy to chat with any new friends.