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    Mental health TV coming up - Saturday 12/1/2019 to Friday 18/1/2019

    Saturday 10pm, Ghost Asylum, Discovery Science. Apparent hauntings at abandoned mental homes 11.50pm, Celebrities in Therapy, 5 Select. Sunday 11:30am, Dr Sanjay Gupta, the CNN news channel. General health magazine show, often has mental health items 2.15pm, Columbo: a Deadly...
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    Mental health TV coming up - Saturday 5/1/2019 to Friday 11/1/2019

    Saturday 9.45pm, I Daniel Blake, BBC 2. The Ken Loach movie about benefit claimants 10pm, Ghost Asylum, Discovery Science. Apparent hauntings at abandoned mental homes 11:30pm, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - Psycho Pete Returns, Vice. When Charlie and Mac's old friend Psycho Pete...
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    Mental health TV shows - Saturday 1/12/2018 to Friday 7/12/2018

    Victoria Derbyshire discussed the underperforming Norfolk and Suffolk Mental Health Trust - 17 minutes into the show - https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0bsvzly/victoria-derbyshire-28112018 Saturday 10pm, Ghost Asylum, Discovery Science. Apparent hauntings at abandoned mental homes...
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    Fading Away ...

    Hi all, I am here because my social situation is exhausting me. Both physically, and emotionally. I cannot seem to connect to people. Most of the connections I do make only ever seem to be skin deep. The more people get used to me, the more distant they seem. Like my existence is only...
  5. FearOfOnesSelf

    Smoking adds to my depression, but it is my only vice

    I have been thinking about this alot lately. I've been smoking cigs since I was 11, I am 27 now. I know, I know. I know its bad for my health, and every week I am broke because of how much I smoke and the price of the cigs these days. I think it adds on to my depression. Where I live I am...
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    Do you feel like you do not belong for being too different?

    I struggle in social situations due to boredom. It seems others share similar interests and conversation topics that I cannot engage in, and vice versa. Do you often find yourself in this situation?
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    Now I AM very sorry

    I am that educated bitch from North of Border ........... This is a great forum but come on .............. You going to assume everything each n every one of you say on here is valid?!!! Every post needs to be evaluated - aye, mine too! There are bound to be folks on here who think they are...
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    am i a hypocondriac

    i heard a word today alexitymia and it sums me up perfectly really hits the nail as im very logical and analyse im thinking maybe me thinking that i may have this is a symptom of hypochondria or is it likely to be vice versa
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    Former Eli Lilly Executive: “Psychopharmacology is in Crisis”

    Former Eli Lilly Executive: “Psychopharmacology is in Crisis” | Mad In America Full Article Here - Psychiatry, The Pharmaceutical Industry, and The Road to Better Therapeutics - http://schizophreniabulletin.oxfordjournals.org/content/38/4/649.full Excerpt -
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    ESA Documentary - MUST SEE! - Link enc.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KfJYzVUmvic Part 1 of very interesting BBC scotland doc about esa. Note: Part 2 is marked part 3 and vice versa.
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    Problem - lies, and more (NEED ADVICE)

    :unsure:Hello everyone, I'm very new at this so pardon me if this may be in the wrong category. My problem seems to be a little bit bigger than an everyday life issue but a little bit less than a mental issue so I figured I'd put it here. Here's the problem...I need some desperate help. Im...