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  1. K

    How do I stop?

    I tried self harming once and I didn't even notice how one time became 5 then 10 and so on. After I do it I immediately panic and start disinfecting the wounds and putting aloe on them and promising myself I will stop but I don't even notice how I just go ahead and try to self harm again, as...
  2. E

    The Real Mental Health Conspiracy

    Dear Forum Members; For the past 6 years, I have been coming here and expressing views that I have found through out my 13 years of research in to the label I have been given by first a psychologist and then multiple psychiatrists: SCHIZOPHRENIC. Most of my views generated from research are...
  3. U

    putting thoughts in head

    hi does anyone else have this? I keep feeling like someone is controlling my mind I think about things that don't feel like my thoughts such as self harm and worse. images that come in my head with urges. don't know what this is.
  4. Fairy Lucretia

    me AGAIN! sorry-esa panic xx

    so i looked at the esa questionare and it asks 'can you go out alone?' well i cant but when my aunty dies i will have to try put the electric on my key alone to the shop that is just around the corner but that is ALL i will be going out to do what if they say im fit for work? i will only be...
  5. M

    Ive been sectioned

    I know i sais a while ago i was struggling but things went off the scale and now i find myself seciond ,they i detained me and now i am refusing to take my meds and have stopped eating and drinking i cant take any more i have the right to make the choice whether i want to die. I suppose i am in...
  6. M

    facing anxiety

    everyday i drink to cover my anxieties in life with stress and depression, i always wake up during the night, then once i drink water, i get the withdrawals from drinking and anxiety symptoms start, i am always trying to say face it and it will pass but i don't like the feeling going through it...
  7. A

    Agitated Depression

    Hello, I'm new to this site and I think mostly I'm seeking support. I've been in a bad way for quite some time and have been under a mental health team and have been given multiple pills. I've been told unofficially that I'm likely to have agitated depression (manic disorder) and BPD however the...
  8. BillFish

    Hack brats global dot com he he

    I hired a budget server this month to try out some open source software, a small server is cheap as chips these days, you can hire them for a few dollars. I installed a firewall on it, and it sends me reports of hack attempts. So far I've had intrusions from. USA,Canada...
  9. R

    no desire to eat

    I'm 5'4 and I'm rather underweight. For the last two years I've had it drilled into my head by doctors, nurses, family and friends that I'm not healthy. However I never paid much attention to my weight. Since I didn't care the severity of it didn't hit me until my normally very heavy period...
  10. Poppyy

    The tables have turned...

    It amazes me to think that two years ago, I was a well respected mental health/palliative care nurse in the local community. I have since; Left my job. Been homeless for a year. Lost contact with my family and friends. (more out of choice than anything else!) Been passed from pillar to post...
  11. M

    Still off work

    I'm still off work with depression of bipolar. They have started me on lithium but I haven't seen any improvement. Everyone keeps telling me to go back to work but I still don't feel gud I keep having thoughts of being run over and I don't know how long I can resist it. I'm putting on a gud show...
  12. M

    Dear Mind

    Sorry for just putting threads up. You know when you hate company but also are alone. I'm not feeling great. (Understatement of the year) All the time, all I can think of is to die. Not going to happen though cause Christmas. Just want that magic pill that just takes it all away for even an...
  13. C

    Been putting it off for so long

    5 years ago was the last time I SH this morning I woke up needing to do it. I've been having the urge for the past few weeks but been avoiding it somehow! Now I think I'm at breaking point. But I song want it to stop at just SH, I don't want this life anymore. I'm not strong enough for this.
  14. B

    Putting the weight of my happiness on someone

    Hi guys thank you very much for taking the time to read! :grin: I'm a 28 years old guy from France, who has lived in Taiwan and now in Japan for the last three years. I've had a real blast but recently few things happened: most of my friends went back to their countries, my work isn't bringing...
  15. valleygirl

    Yay for me!

    So I have this project for my Music in ECE class that I've been working on. It involves putting together songs from various categories onto cue cards. The other part of the assignment is putting together props from music circle presentations that we did in class. We also have to laminate all...
  16. B


    When I was in High School, we had a senior all night party with a hypnotist, and other activities. I was very curious to see if hypnosis really worked, so when I moved in with Bobby(my ex-boyfriend in 1991), we were smoking some pot, and I asked him to hypnotise me. So he did. I thought he...
  17. shaky

    Psychedelic drugs could be 'paradigm shift' in mental health treatment

    Psychedelics Could Trigger A '''Paradigm Shift''' In Mental Health Care (I'm putting this is in news, but I'm never quite sure if the Huffington Post is a spoof news site or a real one) :unsure:
  18. N

    What to do with my sick younger brother...

    Hello, this is my first time posting and I'm not sure where to post this so if it needs to be moved to a different area that is fine. My younger brother suffers from mental illness (me and my family are pretty sure its schizophrenia, as it runs in our family) and refuses to be diagnosed or take...
  19. amathus

    Managing Stress ~ Tips

    How many tips can we come up with which may help us manage stress.... Here's some for starters: 1 Meeting a friend for a drink. 2 Set aside 10 minutes a day to relax and collect my thoughts. 3.Watching late night TV debates that deal with the realities of the world. 4. 4.Listening to relaxing...
  20. M


    :confused: Hi been home fro hospital since Thursday knew it was not going to be easy, I have never felt the way I am just all over the place in floods of tears trying to slot back into life doing the usual things like washing, cooking spoken to my care coordinator said to use crisis team as well...