Hello from Down Under

cartoonhero

cartoonhero

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Joined
Dec 15, 2008
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Location
Queensland, Australia
Hi All and Greetings!

I hope it is okay that I join this forum, seeing that I hail from Australia. We just don't have the kinds of mental health forums Down Under that are found in the UK.

Okay so you know I hail from the land of Oz... what else....

I am 29 years old and suffer from severe longstanding depression, probable borderline personality disorder and atypical schizophrenia. I have only just returned to work recently after a two year hiatus because of my mental illnesses.

I hear voices each and every day of my life. I also constantly think of taking my own life and have attempted suicide on a number of occasions. I self harm as a coping mechanism, mostly by overdosing and burning myself. I also see things others cannot and have different beliefs which may seem odd or strange to some.

I am on a combination of medications including lithium (to control my suicidal urges), Reboxetine (antidepressant) and Seroquel (antipsychotic).

I hope you will all have me here. I am pretty friendly and you will find, easy to get along with.

Ciao for now,

Cartoonhero :)
 
emski

emski

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Joined
Jun 15, 2008
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Location
North West
Of course you can join here - a very warm :welcome:

This is a very friendly forum and I hope you find lots of support here as I have done

:grouphug:
 
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GrizzlyBear

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Hi from me too. :grouphug:
 
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Dollit

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Nice to see you here - join in where you feel you want to, it's very friendly here and extremely supportive.
 
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