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Reply: Idk
Hi, and welcome! It sounds like you are going through a really tough, stressful time right now and you have...More
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Reply: What do you wish the world knew about depression?
I cried reading about all the pain you are in. I do understand. My daughter is the only reason I am still...More
Posted by sw3tflower
HELP i cant lose my family
I'm 16 and my family is everything. My dad has deployed to the middle east 4 times and I have fought...More
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Reply: ECT Electroconvulsive Therapy aka SHOCK TREATMENT
I had a friend who underwent ECT. I would drive him and pick him up (you cannot be released until someone...More
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Reply: I was told there was nothing wrong with me.
While it's true others tend to judge a person by their actions, you can't blame others for your inability to...More
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Reply: Unsupportive family wanting to talk
Why are your siblings trying to control your life, while ignoring your feelings? Who decided taking a...More
Posted by sw3tflower
Reply: Depressed?
Sometimes we may know something is off but we go into denial as a defense mechanism. Depression can change your...More
Posted by jim531
Reply: Need help for a family member...
i'm no expert or doctor, but have been on all kind of meds for years and some meds make you lose or gain...More
Posted by daynas1234
Reply: DMAE Supplement
I was wondering if it would be possible to take DMAE with any other liquid such as orange juice etc
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Reply: Looking for a group
Hi there! Response times vary. Sometimes it can be as quick as an hour or less, sometimes it might take a...More
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Reply: Relapse
Sorry we missed this post, and welcome to the group! I'm sorry you are having a relapse, but that's a great...More
Posted by rohvannyn
Reply: my apartment and being frozen
"I get paralyzed even to the point of physically being stuck in place for a while, not being able to move my body...More
Posted by js505
Reply: How to hold on anymore
How are you doing? Did you take your daughter to a neuro specialist?
Posted by sw3tflower
Antidepressants Linked to First-Time Seizures
"A new study ties antidepressants to a higher risk for first-time seizures in people being treated for...More
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Reply: help with a depressed husband
I've been through something like this. First, somehow he has to stop feeling worthless. That might be behind...More
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Reply: fighting depression for years has worn me out. How...
Yes talking does help. I find that accomplishing some goals, even very small ones, can really help turn my...More
Posted by bronsonart
Reply: what are some of your coping skills?
Cool topic idea! I think coping skills are sometimes forgotten. They can really go a long way in making...More
Posted by rohvannyn

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Reply: brintellix
Thanks. As I understood it, this is a step toward possibly discontinuing prozac (well, if brintellix...More
Posted by littlepickle
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Reply: Just one dose of Cymbalta can change you?
I became suicidal, violent and even more depressed. My wife could not believe I was the same person. No one...More
Posted by kat_lover
Reply: Depression
make sure to let the ECT doctors know that you are still depressed despite treatment. May an...More
Reply: Helping a friend who won't speak
I think you do the best you can- as you have- and be supportive. If she starts failing to eat,...More
Reply: Seriously?
Hi- I agree. I would dos etherapy like a medication. If you hhave tried the full dose of therapy...More
Reply: What is the point?
I can attest that it does get better. Depression is such a tangled beast. It does effect every part of our...More
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Reply: motivation and sleep issues
I read the posts on this web site to help me feel a little less alone in the wilderness of life. I also...More
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Reply: don't feel like doing anything
thank you letsgofishin for the advice.
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Reply: afraid to live
Hi Jenny Staying in your comfort zone, where everything is familiar and you know what is expected of you is...More
Posted by sw3tflower
Reply: really a bad day!
Get some sleep. Tomorrow will be better.
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Reply: 35 years of fighting depression. Will it never end
sounds good
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Reply: Gender Dysphoria - Gender Identity Disorder
Hi Valerie! You aren't kidding about the depression transfolk can get. Especially those who are kept from...More
Posted by rohvannyn
depression and Lexapro Liquid
Just started taking Lexapro Liquid /only took two mg(RX is 10MG) and it's kinda making things worse. Am...More
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