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  1. M

    Working to better myself

    So I've just had a rubbish therapy session, my self harm was the main focus as we have to prioritise life threatening behaviour (DBT). I more wanted to talk about what happened in my last session (I became quite badly dissociated and was responding to hallucinations) but didn't really get the...
  2. cpuusage

    Why the Human Brain Project Went Wrong--and How to Fix It

    Why the Human Brain Project Went Wrong--and How to Fix It - Scientific American Two years in, a $1-billion-plus effort to simulate the human brain is in disarray. Was it poor management, or is something fundamentally wrong with Big Science? In 2013 the European Commission awarded...
  3. Binca

    Tying up loose ends

    I feel so detached from the world. I am literally beyond repair and have known this for a couple of years now. It sounds bizarre to some people but very natural to me considering all I have been through. A person close to me, that I cannot get rid of and don't want to, has today verbally...
  4. cpuusage

    Disability benefit is broken. Now even Iain Duncan Smith’s advisers say it

    Disability benefit is broken. Now even Iain Duncan Smith’s advisers say it Disability benefit is broken. Now even Iain Duncan Smith After six years of major reforms, the current disability benefits system is “broken” and must be comprehensively overhauled, according to a report for the Social...
  5. B

    Since CBT is going really well and meds are working, wanted to change my career path

    Since CBT is going really well and meds are working, wanted to change my career path Ok, so Im studying a masters degree in digital design and animation, but thing is.. my hearts no longer in it. Since Ive been studying to be an animator my physical health and posture have deteriorated and Im...
  6. shaky

    I may be in trouble - but I can't do anything about it

    I woke up in the night and was lying there almost terrified of the coming Christmas. I'm dreading it It will be the start of a big anniversary, an anniversary that just underlines my misery. I'm scared I'm going to hurt myself Then when I woke up in the morning I did something weird and sexual...
  7. pepecat

    Research request: Guided imagery for reducing anxiety

    Participate in research: Guided imagery for reducing anxiety Please note this has been approved by the moderators / admin Hello, my name is Jedda Crabtree and I am currently undertaking a research project with Jessica Nguyen at the Queensland University of Technology, School of Psychology and...
  8. amathus

    Self Blame ~ Article.

    Learn to Forgive Yourself No Matter What | Mindfulness and Psychotherapy 'One of the greatest, most unproductive and destructive mind traps many of us face is self-blame. It’s as if the brain doesn’t know what to do with the uncomfortable feeling that’s there and it projects it inward. I’ve...
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    North Lincolnshire

    Scun thorpe Scun thorpe and District Mind Printers Yard Fenton Street Sc unthorpe DN15 6QX 01724 279500 [email protected] Services Offered Peer Support Sessions (every weekday afternoon) One to one active listening service: to provide you with support, information/signposting and guided...
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    Wrexham County Borough

    Wrexham and surrounding areas Advance Brighter Futures Advance Brighter Futures Belmont House 3 Belmont Road Wrexham LL13 7PW  01978 364 777 [email protected] Vision: To ensure that no individual experiencing mental health problems ever feels like they are on their own. Mission: To work...
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    Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland LAMPdirect | Mental Health in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland 65 Regent Road Leicester LE1 6YF Tel: 0116 255 6286 Fax: 0116 247 1073 E-mail: [email protected] LAMP is an independent voluntary organisation working to promote good mental health...
  12. pepecat

    Request for potential participants for a documentary on BPD.

    Please note this has been approved by the mods. Dear All, My name is Maximiliano Braun (you can call me Max) and I am a reportage photographer and film maker. I am producing a documentary and photographic reportage on BPD with the aim to help audiences understand it better and help with the...
  13. B

    Am I being bullied or am I victim of sexism at work.

    I have been in my job for just over two months now, I managed to get the position through a colleague of a previous job, a man I got on ok with, my previous job was assisting him in project managing, I knew previously that he could be a little lax at work, however when he recommended me for a...
  14. M

    Local foodbanks

    I keep reading about so many people who've had benefit cut or delayed and literally been left to starve. Having heard of foodbanks I thought I'd find out more and branches of this one are all over the UK: The Trussell Trust | Foodbank Projects There may be more, and local projects too; try...
  15. J

    I'm worried I can't focus or think clearly at work

    I have no idea whether this is related to my bouts of depression or not, as it happens I feel generally ok where the depression is concerned but I have grown anxious over the last few days about work. I have been in my job over 5 years now as a press officer and feedback on my work is generally...
  16. N

    Bipolar 2, Projects & daily mood changes

    Hi, I'm yet to be diagnosed, but I have a suspicion I MIGHT have bipolar 2 which I have discussed with my doctor. I hope to see a psychiatrist soon. I have big anxiety issues tormenting me daily, but to me it seems there could be more to it than 'just' an anxiety disorder. I have a question...