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    Scared all the time

    We post too much stuff recently but What can I do because I feel so scared all the time and like someone is about to hurt me and I have no one to turn to so I just feel all alone and sad and terrified of her father and the house... And I keep on giving everyone panic attacks I feel bad...
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    Young people who self-harm are 3x more likely to commit violence

    Posted by Duke university January 4 2019 Adolescents who self-harm more likely to commit violent crime | EurekAlert! Science News I would like to say that this seems very controversial to me.
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    BlueIce app for managing self-harm: what do young people think?

    Posted by Bethan Davies Dec 13 2018 . BlueIce app for managing self-harm: what do young people think? Has anyone tried this app? What are your thoughts about it?
  4. Poopy Doll

    So much for Love Thy Neighbor

    We took the dogs for a run in the park and then left them in the car while we made a pit stop in the store. IT WAS NIGHT. It was not hot. Some dumb young woman came up to me and said, "I almost broke your window. You left the dogs in the car without cracking the windows." She even had them make...
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    Newbe

    Hi. My 15yr old daughter was diagnosed with Bipolar yesterday. It's been a long journey. It's such a relief to know she had a medical condition as it can now be treated. She has had it for a couple of years but i was repeatedly told she was too young. I now need loads of advice to help her
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    A lot of young women, in second schoo/college - self harming, it has come to light in media?

    A lot of young women, in second schoo/college - self harming, it has come to light in media? Hi Folks, I have become increasingly aware this week, that the issue of self harming by young girls, has come up to the fore front of news media. What I rheotically wonder is, and they comment the...
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    Anxiety over the thought of Dying anytime now! Help

    I turn on the news, see someone get shot 5 times, or someone got killed in a car accident or just someone died while young through a heart attack. I have this deep seated anxiety that my life ending soon. That I'm gonna die soon. Even though I am a young person, I just believe that I don't...
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    How to know when to seek help

    Hi ladies/gents. Ive been battling with my own thoughts for a long time now, however, recently it appears to have got worse. Its strange as I can't seem to find a reason as to why I might be depressed; I have a relatively decent job, good health and a young daughter. I feel as though this...
  9. J

    What do you do?

    What do you do when fear is creating your anxiety? Fear of the future, fear of living, fear of not being able to make it through life, fear of loss, or death of a loved one, fear of being incapacitated because of the fear, fear of taking your own life, terrified of losing my jobs because of...
  10. R

    too young for this

    Need to speak to someone who understands dementia in young people
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    TRIGGER WARNING I just found out my husband asked his cousin for oral when they were teens

    TRIGGER WARNING I just found out my husband asked his cousin for oral when they were teens I've been married to my husband for 6 years and been together since 2002 (16 years). I just found out that when when he was around 17, he made his 13/14 year old cousin give him a blow job. He says she...
  12. Z

    Hi

    I'm new and I'm normally pretty good at the written word over verbal expression, but I'm really finding this hard. I'm in a bad place right now, I've just cried incessantly, it took all I had to ring CMHT in a desperate state as I want to take all my pills, I don't know, the CMHT make me so...
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    Mental health TV shows - Saturday 17/3/2018 to Friday 23/3/2018

    Professor Marston And The Wonder Women is out at cinemas; It details the unconventional life of Dr William Marston, the Harvard psychologist and inventor who helped invent the modern lie detector test and created Wonder Woman in 1941. Marston was in a polyamorous relationship with his wife...
  14. Mr.NiceGuy

    Do your voices enjoy a joke?

    I can remember since I was young maybe around 16, my voices always enjoyed when I would make them laugh. I would enjoy it too. If I imagined things that made me laugh before, like movies, they would laugh right along. Its a part of my life that I can always remember sort of enjoying. I never...
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    Am I a lost cause?

    Hi everyone, I'm new here and this is my first post. I came here seeking advice from fellow depression sufferers as I feel I am being misunderstood hugely by my healthcare professionals and don't really know where to turn. First of all let me explain, I am 23F and have suffered from depression...
  16. K

    20 and depressed. The story and experience of a young woman dealing with a lifetime depression

    20 and depressed. The story and experience of a young woman dealing with a lifetime depression Hello. :grin: My name is Kayla, and I’m 20 years old girl. Today I joined this forum and I want to share with you my story and my experience with depression. Actually, this is the first time I tell...
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    Bipolar Ex Cheated, 16 and Struggling with Hypersexuality (help!)

    I’ll try to keep this as short as possible but I’m not sure how that will work out. I was dating a girl who I think has Bipolar II. Although she is diagnosed and has been dealing with the disorder for a while (around 6yrs she says), I don’t think she has a very good support system. In the past...
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    Obnoxious people and SSRIs

    Question for any prescribing doctors out there, or anyone else... Do you ever worry that by prescribing SSRIs to obnoxious, disagreeable bullies, particularly in management roles (and especially on a long term basis), you are continuing reins of dominance abuse? An analogy might be the way...
  19. B

    So many struggles

    I feel so angry and sad. I really need a space to say this stuff.... 2 years ago, a young woman moved into our (dysfunctional) family home whilst she got back on her feet. A few months turned into a year, a year turned into two. In the meantime, we got closer and she became like family. In the...
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    I interviewed 2 more young people with PSSD

    PSSD is permanent sexual dysfunction resulting from treatment with psychiatric drugs. Please take the time to listen and share these young peoples stories. Maybe there will be a cure one day, but there is a hush mentality within the mental health industry. With Dan 22 from England Article...
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