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  1. R

    hostel look

    my sally army housing assoc put up an official looking notice board in the halllwat, my neighbour asked someone from her church to take it down, now these official fire notices have appeard, bit silly because theres no fire alarms of fire exits makes the place look like a hostel, maybe it is...
  2. LMWendy

    Curious... I don't have an official diagnosis but have been hearing voices

    Curious... I don't have an official diagnosis but have been hearing voices Hello. I have been hearing voices for going on 3 years. I do not have an official diagnosis of any kind, and I don't plan on pursuing one, I have no reason to believe I need to, or would benefit from it. I am interested...
  3. A

    Psychiatric Diagnosis

    Hello I'm new to this forum so apologies if I am posting in the wrong place. Yesterday I saw a Private Psychiatrist for an assessment. It lasted 2 hours and was very in-depth. Towards the end of it, she said that I have something to do with depression, anxiety, avoidant personality disorder and...
  4. cpuusage

    Psychologists Explain Why People Refuse to Question the Official Version of 9/11

    Psychologists Explain Why People Refuse to Question the Official Version of 9/11 Psychologists Explain Why People Refuse to Question the Official Version of 9/11 : Waking Times Alex Pietrowski, Staff Waking Times September 11th is the most polarizing event in modern world history. After...
  5. S

    dating someone with GAD

    Hey, i've just started dating this amazing guy but I noticed something was off because of his need for so much alone time before we had gotten to know each other as well as we have now so I questioned him and in his fear of losing me he admitted to suffering from generalized anxiety disorder and...
  6. Inter Vivos

    An end to my illness.

    Today I saw my psychiatrist for my regular three monthly appointment. He told me that from what he could determine from the interview, I didn't have a psychotic illness. (I have had the diagnosis of schizophrenia). Now I can tell from my own self-regard that I have a calm mind, and have no...
  7. U

    standing still at crossroads

    I apparently to some people have bipolar or a lot of anxiety which was diagnosed as bipolar disorder. Also, apparently I have had undiagnosed social anxiety for almost my entire life. I've been too disturbed and too indecisive to try to do anything that seems very practical since my life seems...
  8. C

    Hello, newbie here!

    Hi everyone, new to the forum but sadly not new to MH issues. I'm 32 yo, been struggling to various degrees for 25yrs now. :hi: My official diagnosis is 'depression with anxiety' but I have traits of borderline personality disorder (I was offered a test, but declined due to the stigma that...
  9. M

    Employment and Family

    I work for a major Supermarket chain but other members of my family work in the same store as me. I work nights and them (my Mother and Brother) days, this is on purpose on my account with a spoken understanding between me and my Managers that they are not to speak to my mum about me. I am...
  10. bunnie_gurrrl

    Hi Everyone :)

    Hi, I'm new & just wanted to introduce myself. I'm Sarah, I'm 22 years old & I will soon be graduating from university after studying Zoo Biology :) I've joined this forum as it can be a lonley world when dealing with mental health and wanted to find a place where I can talk openly about my...
  11. C


    North Wiltshire Doorway Office Station Hill House Station Hill Chippenham SN15 1EQ Doorway drop-in sessions Salvation Army Hall Foghamshire Chippenham SN15 1HB 01249 445385 [email protected] Open access drop-in sessions each week Monday 9.30am – 12.30pm, Thursday 12.30 – 3.30pm...
  12. C


    Dorset Dorset Mental Health Advocacy 29-29A Durngate Street Dorchester Dorset DT1 1JP 01305 261483 [email protected] We can: Offer support to accepted clients at meetings, court appearances, tribunals, ward rounds and Care Programme Approach (CPA) reviews Help make...
  13. Wiseowl

    Sanctions Article

    Most people who have been listening to claimants and people who are employed by the Job Centre knew this anyway, but at last evidence is getting formally presented to the Commons work and pensions select committee. Jobcentre ‘hit squads’ set up benefit claimants to fail, says former official...
  14. B

    How does everyone else cope?

    I'm 37 and I've suffered with depression for most of my life now. I've only been treated for the last 3 years and in general the day to day depression has been under control but I always have the feeling of unhappiness and I never feel like I fit in anywhere. And when I think things are getting...
  15. Kunoichi


    Hi! Im new (obviously) and I've been looking for a place where I can talk freely about my....disorders. Im quite open already about but I'm just tired of getting the "Omg she's crazy" looks. Ive been diagnosed with Bi Polar manic/depressive whatever you want to call it, Trichtillomania, and GAD...
  16. C

    My own worst enemy

    After an internal fight with myself all day my will power caved and I now have what I need to end it . It's official I am my own worst enemy what sane person uses their knowledge of science to work out the most effective way of ending their own life . I really have lost the plot .:panic:
  17. J

    New member - ESA Tribunal due. Extremely Scared

    Yes I have been waiting 10 months for a Tribunal to decide if I am entitled to ESA. I thought I would be able to cope with this as I had plenty of time (Yes 10 months). Advice centre were very positive. Now however I have found out I have no-one to attend with me from a local advice centre...
  18. deadchick07

    think Ive had enough trig

    thinking tonight is good enough as any, but probably wont i dont oknw. I feel so bloody low. Made an official complaint about my mental health"care"provider yesterday because they take more piss than the local sewers. just want to switch off and never wake up. it would just be so bloody easy
  19. Lemonade

    Health visitor, what would you do?

    Posting because I'm in two minds about this. We've had a few health visitors, they seem to change like the wind here! But our last one was absolutely diabolical. When we first met her she seemed nice enough, made polite conversation etc. and arranged to come back for another visit to do some...
  20. Cody*

    Official diagnosis or not?

    My therapist has offered me 2 options: Be assessed and have an official diagnosis of my disorders and go on my medical record Or not get diagnosed and treat off the record so there's no diagnosis of my disorders on my medical record. Which one is best?, what are the pros and cons of having an...