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  1. Funnyday

    Travel insurance

    I'm due to jet off in June with my Son and Brother on holiday to Tenerife. I'm searching for travel insurance and the cheapest for the week away is the Co Op at £378 for the three of us. Can you suggest someone that is better value?
  2. K

    I think I'm losing it

    I'm so fucked up I don't know how to think straight anymore. My mom has bpd and I'm scared I might be headed the same way. I started self-harming when I was 13, developed disordered eating and social anxiety later on. I'm 23 now and I can't handle life or work or social relationships. Every...
  3. S

    How the schizophrenic lives a normal life?

    You should not pass a day of your life without achieving accomplishment. How it is done? Try everyday to act as the very healthy do. Do not talk too much, just listen to others. You will discover after a week that you are a completely different person. Congratulations on the achievement.
  4. M


    I split with my wife 3 months ago and have been fine until the last week. Ive struggled the last week and currently I'm in tears with no one to talk to. Really don't know what to do I've managed my depression for the last 4 years but right now nothing is working. I know the obvious answer will...
  5. Artmuzz

    The council are useless

    I got a letter from the council this week telling me that I now have to pay five pounds a week on my rent even though I get full housing benefit. I phoned them up and was told that I got overpaid housing benefit away back in 2014 and I have to pay that overpayment back. What a I don’t...
  6. C

    What is happening to me?

    Let me just say up front that I am naturally a very quiet, socially anxious and pessimistic person. There are things that I will often want to do or try but have a talent for talking my self out of it or creating reasons why I shouldn't bother. So as a result I feel like I don't really...
  7. J

    Help.... I need your advice!

    Hey everyone,this is my second thread. If you read my last one you know that I have bad anxiety and I stuck in an emotional abusive relationship. This week I have been extremely stressed and anxious, I am a college student and this week are my finals, I also have a job and it's been really hard...
  8. K

    5 weeks on Citalopram - Should I feel a bit better by now?

    I have severe GAD. Panic disorder. Agoraphobia and mild depression. Doctor gave me 10mg citalopram for a week then I went up to 20mg for 3 weeks and now I've been on 30 mg for another week but I don't feel any change. Should I feel a bit better by now? It's been 5 weeks and honestly feel...
  9. G

    Horrible fear of vomit sounds

    This is an issue I've tried to bury all my life and deny. I'm a 26 yr old male. It wasn't until my sister got sick last week that these fears resurfaced. I have a fear of seeing/hearing someone throw up. For some weird reason I am not bothered when I'm the one getting sick. This has been an...
  10. B

    Ending treatment with counselor

    Well the other day we had our last session. I feel so lonely and scared. I started seeing her 9 months ago for gender identity issues which i'd been struggling with my whole life. It was hard work and we dove deep once or twice a week for 9 months. I felt like the strongest I've ever been and...
  11. N

    Forced into socialising

    After a week of severe meltdowns and extreme anxiety. My partners family invited themselves for a Sunday roast. The last thing i need not to mention i have nothing nice to say to one of his sisters or her partner as i do not think much of them after recent events. So too avoid the threat of them...
  12. N

    Greetings and Welcome Aboard to MHF, to New Members

    Hi New Members to MHF, for those who have joined this week, I should like to give a warm welcome now I couldn't individiually, because I am noticing every so often, we have another new member joining, to our new members who have joined and have posted with MHF this week. i'm afraid, I can't...
  13. F

    Help please

    Im on 5mg olanzapine and 20mg of fluoexetine for past 2 weeks. Since starting on the fluoxetine my anxiety has spiked and got much worse. I have health anxiety and last week got an hiv test (negative) and this week i have seen gp 4 times. I am physically well but terrified im ill all the time...
  14. K

    Please help me understand what is going on

    Hi all, I am new to this forum. I suffer from generalized anxiety disorder but this post/ask for advice is not about me... My boyfriend apparently suffers from pretty severe depression. We’ve been together for about 8 months and I knew he saw a therapist and had some self esteems issues (humor...
  15. R

    Citalopram to effexor

    Hi All, I hope I am in the right forum thread hopefully! I am typing this from work so trying to hide my screen at the moment haha! I am 27 and been on citalopram for 7 years with little of no issue I went on them after an EXTREME bout of anxiety when I was 21. The really helped once they got...
  16. B

    I'm scared to say

    that I have PTSD. My counsellor diagnosed me last week and reading up on the symptoms it makes sense and in a way and it feels nice to know that what I'm feeling is normal given what happened to me. However I can't tell anyone as I fear of being labelled and letting people down as everyone...
  17. M

    Hello everyone

    I have suffered depression and anxiety for twelve years or more, it’s work related and possibly SAD. At the moment I’m not in a good place despite being on Long term medication. I’ve been signed off work for the last two weeks and now going into the third week with no change of meds but doing a...
  18. S

    when will it stop

    Evening all, I’m feeling really anxious!! I have 101 things happening in my life and I have no control over 2 of the most important things....! My beautiful mum is in her last weeks of life she is my rock, best friend, love and best nan!! It’s so hard to see and too add to the heartache I was...
  19. L

    First mental health appointment

    Hi can anyone relate to there first mental health appointment ? I was confused as when it was over my mental health nurse said he will call next week regarding medications
  20. J

    Severe nausea and vomiting on anti depressants

    Hi there, About 4 weeks ago I started taking Venlaflaxine after my long term medication (Sertraline) stopped working about a year ago and also Citalopram and Mirtrazpine had no effect in past year. I became severely nauseus on the Venlaflaxine/Effexor, I only took it for a week or so (last...