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    Recovery from attempted suicide

    I have been living with the memory of this for so many years and there does not seem to be any way of dealing with it and putting it away to rest. I expect there are other people on this forum who have gone through similar trauma. Now I have started this post I am afraid to go on, As I don't...
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    New. Needing a friend. Gamers?

    Going to keep this as short as possible. I've been battling with mental health problems for over 2 years now and it has completely changed me. I've literally lost all my friends, recently my fiancé moved out and now I live alone. I don't leave the house for days at a time. I'm looking for...
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    Has anyone else experienced this..

    Ok so I've had GAD for 6 years now and in the last 2 years I have met my amazing partner and gave birth to our baby girl in July. Since she has been born though I found things even worse. Even eating when people are around. The only way I can eat is when I have had a few drinks.. that's also the...
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    First post - Any input greatly appreciated.

    Dear all. Thank you in advance for any advice. I will try to keep this short and simple so I don't bore you or wear your eyes out. I was just wondering if anybody could give me any information or potential causes of the below thoughts/feelings. I have been suffering from these for most of my...
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    can't sleep and restless

    Anxiety stopping me sleeping tonight and I wiggle my toes while I'm in bed through it. Thing is I'm not particularly anxious about anything. Have I got into a habit do you think? Has anyone similar annoyances? Any tips about stopping folks
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    I'm new

    Hi everyone. I'm new here. I have schizoaffective disorder and spent the past three and a half weeks in the hospital. I'm hoping to find connections with people who might have similar experiences here, and fight off the urge to isolate. Hope to see your all on the forums! ~Korun
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    *triggering* I need the release.

    Hi everyone. I am really struggling with self harm urges this evening. They started this morning after being in a very low mood a few days or more. You know, that shit mood you can't shake off, that turns to anger, that in turn causes another urge to self harm. So, I know I'm not alone in all...
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    A Case Study on loneliness

    Today instead of pouring my heart out I would like to pose a question; why do we have friends? For this I’m going to ask you to step out of your perspective and simple thinking and step into the critical and the broad. Many of you might even be there already. Friendship is an idea that...
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    worried about baby. growth injections. early birth?

    So I'm 36 weeks pregnant. My baby is currently wieghing 4 pound 4 so the docs are worried that she's to small. The past two evenings the hospital has monitored the baby. They are happy with movements and heart beat etc but just worried about size. Both evenings they injected me with a steroid to...
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    Hi, I'm Jess, I'm 18 and I currently live in Worcester, England where I attend university. I am self-diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and after about a year of battling with ill thoughts and self harm i've decided to try and sort my life out. i found this forum on a whim in the...
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    OCD or something else, I have no idea what's going on....

    Hello everyone...I come from Slovenia, Central Europe and since I was like in the first grade of elementary school (i'm 18 now) I had a great hypochondria about everything...When I was 7 years old I was scared that I am dying of AIDS and when I was a little older I thought I have skin cancer...I...
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    change how mental health patients are treated by services....Please sign the petition

    change how mental health patients are treated by services....Please sign the petition My friend has been through awful experiences trying to get help. The attitude from staff has been appalling, disrespectful and counterproductive. After seeking help over a year ago the services have not...