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    About Myself=Studied Web Development, Computer Technician. Schizophrenia/Disorganized Thought ASD/Aspergers(Savant Skills X2) Why I joined=Less than 1 hour social contact/week If you want advice here you will get advice from here. If you want advice from a doctor, you will get left overs of...
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    Is there any real hope for me?

    I've tried various different anti-depressants over extended periods of time with no improvement. There are no medications that I know of that can solve cases of severe physical fatigue. I've read about electroconvulsive therapy that it's only used against severe cases of depression, and to be...
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    Does anyone else struggle with this?

    Since I've become more self aware and aware of my mental health issues it makes me second guess my gut instinct. Sometimes this is a good thing it helps me not over react to situations which i have done in the passed but, on the other hand i am currently feeling like somebody in my life is being...
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    Hello, feeling very low & hopeless

    New to forum & feels daunting to type anything. I have life-long depression, anxiety and PTSD-partly due to a troubled childhood & suffering violent & verbal abuse at the hands of my parents. At this moment I feel despair & great loneliness. I am on anti-depressants & have had therapy various...
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    Complete and total lack of motivation for anything

    Hi guys, Straight to the point. I am currently (and have been for a while now) suffering from a complete and total lack of motivation for absolutely everything, including things I like/previously enjoyed doing. The only exceptions are mostly essential life stuff - eating, sleeping etc. Probably...
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    Fear I will never get better

    The mental health stigma is currently at its worst ever. My family doesn't understand a single thing about my situation. It doesn't matter how much I talk to them about it. My option is to sign myself into my local mental healthcare center. This could potentially give me a supportive...
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    New here

    Looking for advice in how to help a friend who has OCD. I'm in a difficult situation.
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    Recent realizations

    I have come to realize as of late that I am in a truly helpless situation (I know that sounds melodramatic, but there really is no helping me, aside from somebody handing me thousands of $ and I have never received a hand out and never will). And the 5 years of suffering at my last job...
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    Just Constantly Sad and regreting about my life

    Hi guys, Well first of all, i am totally new in all about this mental health situation. I realy need opinion from someone else. I am a college student, and i used to be a perfect model student from elementary to highschool. Then the situation changed in college. At first year, i was still...
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    I had something great, and ended up throwing it all away

    Hello there. I hope it's okay to just post about my situation, as I really hope there may be some people who can relate if nothing else <3 I set up an art-based community over a year ago, and as part of this I set up a chat server that people could use to make friends and chat in. This has now...
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    Horror, benefits, all advice welcome, thanks

    I shouldn’t have to pay a debutyship out of my court funds, ie my benefits, because I have been placed in this nightmare, for 17 years for ten pounds, should I, no I shouldn’t, why should they claim fees out of my benefits, I bet my ex still gets his benefits, ie fraud, ie out the country and...
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    Is this Depression?

    So I've previously posted on here with regards to my wife's situation. https://www.mentalhealthforum.net/forum/thread188593.html#post1692071 Now to recap how she feels. Sh struggles to get up in the morning for work, she has trouble sleeping. She is constantly on her phone (i'm not allowed to...
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    Disability Dating Site

    I wondered if there was such a thing for those of us... you know, like us. I see loads of sites for people in wheelchairs but nothing for us. Yeah, I know, the regular sites should be for us too but we all, well, I know, that isn’t the case. We are more for fixing by the “normal” people than...
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    My girlfiriend's violent meltdowns

    I have a really hard time with this... I love my girlfriend dearly. She's this cutie who I can't get enough of when she's really doing well mentally. But sometimes she gets really bad. The other night, I got upset at her, and the best of us get upset, but I feel really guilty about it because...
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    Anxious situation... don't know how to cope.

    Hi all... Sorry if this is in the wrong section, please feel free to move it if so. I need some advice as I'm in a very unpleasant situation... I go to a day program locally and was doing fantastic... it has helped me immensely! I have more confidence, have made acquaintances and it keeps me...
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    New here and new to this

    Hey not sure what to put here but i thought id give this forums thing a go and plan on making a post shortly after this explaining my situation in one of the sub forums. Look for me in either anxiety or deppresion
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    Think that's me now at rock bottom - don't know what to do now...

    So, it's very hard to know how to start with this as I've again, hit a mental state that leaves me genuinely terrified and a I see no way of getting on top of things. I'll try and structure this post into each aspect that is causing me issues so as not to miss anything... WORK SITUATION: I...
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    Challenging Negative Thoughts

    My therapist showed me this set of questions to use to challenge my negative thoughts. I thought I'd share them here: 1. Is there substantial evidence for my thought? 2. Is there evidence contrary to my thought? 3. Am I attempting to interpret this situation without all the evidence? 4...
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    How to deal with frends and family that only reply to correspondence and don't keep in touch!

    How to deal with frends and family that only reply to correspondence and don't keep in touch! I have a 'so called' friend and family that only reply to my messages and never get in touch of their own accord. How do I go about dealing with this situation? What does it mean when this happens...
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    Need help with difficult social situation

    Need help with a difficult and rather frustrating situation. I have this very difficult friend. I don't know what to do about it anymore. All I know is that I literally can't spend much time with him because he's very draining of my energy and resources. I've tried to imply as nicely as I can...