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Mike65

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Hi I don't really know what to say other than I'm currently suffering from extreme depression in the last month alone I've taken two overdoses, I live alone have no family or friends to talk to
 
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Jules5

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Hi Mike You are not alone I am here. Sorry about the overdoses. Life can be tough at times. Welcome to the forum. This time of year with the Holidays xan be real depressing. Big hugs Jules
 
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Mike65

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Thank you for replying Jules and yes this time of year is very hard to deal with when everyone is planning for Xmas and I'm gonna be on my own
 
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Being alone at Xmas really sucks. Is there anything you could do like volunteering for a homeless charity doing the lunches they put on over Xmas? Just really so you won't be alone. Sometimes forcing yourself so do something for someone else can really help.
 
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Mike65

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I'm currently waiting to see my new gp to discuss how I can move forward but I also suffer with anxiety and going out is scary to
 
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Dooley

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Hi there! I too have no family here or friends. Christmas is just another day to me. Life at the moment is very depressing, on my own all the time. Don't think of the past or even the present. Focus your mind on the future,
at the moment you have people to chat to on here. Just take one day at a time. You may not know it yet, but things will get better.
 
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Mike65

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That seem such a long scary road at the moment
 
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I hate going out and meeting people. I struggle to even meet up with my aunts/uncles/cousins all of whom know my bipolar/depression. Sometimes I really have to forced myself to take the dog out as I dont want to risk meeting other dog walkers.

If possible, keep busy, even playing games on computer or watching films/box sets can help.

The GP may be able to give you some temporary release such as diazipam, but unfortunaly he'll probably refer you to a psychi doctor to get anything long term.
 
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Livebythesea

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Hello Mike65. You don't have to say anything really, because we understand. There are many kind and thoughtful folks who are having a hard time also and know how lonely depression and anxiety can be. Keep coming on here. I hope your GP can help you very soon...and keep coming on here please, even if it's just to read other posts, and see that you are truly not alone.
 
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AL123

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Hi Mike

Welcome to the forum. There are so many lovely people on this forum who are here for you. Your are not alone. We are all willing to listen and hopefully help with advice. How are things going for you today?
 
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Mike65

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Not good everyday is a struggle I'm not eating sleeping I'm stuck in a dark dark place
 
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JCPraha

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I know how you feel Mike. It is a terrible place to be in. I know from personal experience, unfortunately. The holiday season is particularly difficult to be alone. You need some type of support system. You can IM me if you like. I really can understand how difficult it is. I will probably be alone as well. I really hope things can improve for you.
 
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