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Reply: Ways to help depression
A new item to add to my list of things to help depression: When you journal, if you don't already use...More
Posted by rohvannyn
Reply: Looking for help
Sorry you are having to go through that, Freddy. The best advice I can possibly give, and it's advice I'm...More
Posted by rohvannyn
Reply: don't see an end
Thank you, letsgofishin, that means a lot to me. And as needsun notes, I'm sure the weather isn't helpful,...More
Posted by littlepickle
Reply: Tanning booth therapy for depression
not a good idea tanning booths are a known cause of skin cancer
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Reply: needing help myself
contact me if you need someone to talk to, I'll have notifications on and I'll be here if you need someone
Posted by freddyfences
Reply: Hurting
hi! hope this messege reach you well. I haven't posted in here for so long. I meyself is and has been going...More
Posted by jians
Reply: i need help with my depression
Hey Diamond Im here!!! I totally understand where you are coming from! I too am working through my depression...More
Posted by sorting
Reply: New to the group
Welcome, Catelephas! It's definitely a good thing to reach out, in one way or another, at least so you know...More
Posted by rohvannyn
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Reply: ECT Electroconvulsive Therapy aka SHOCK TREATMENT
Thank you for a good and basic description of what to expect. I've been on more than 20 anti depressants over...More
Posted by annalou49
Reply: feeling down
Improvement takes practice and repitition. You have to learn new mental habits. That's why sessions with a...More
Posted by rohvannyn
Reply: Treating Depression Without Antidepressants
anti depressants do work for me I am allergic to them
Posted by An_260857
Question about Lexapro
Hi — I am looking to start on 5mg of Lexapro. Previously, I have been on 10mg of Lexapro, which has...More
Posted by badger28
Reply: Losing Control
Girl don't give up!!! we can figure this out!!! how are you doing today?
Posted by sorting
Reply: How to stay motivated
what things do you do for fun? when you say "overbooked" is this work, friends, or fun hobbies?
Posted by sorting
Reply: don't feel like doing anything
Hi, I have had that feeling for a sustained amount of time and know how horrible it is. I try (not always...More
Posted by letsgofishin
Reply: Nervous breakdown
I had a similar breakdown. After a particularly long period of sustained stress, I woke up one day and...More
Posted by letsgofishin
Reply: Feeling lost.
Hi, I can relate to both you and your SO. My ex-wife suffered from depression, bipolar and other mental...More
Posted by letsgofishin
Reply: Anxiety, and depression
Depression and anxiety are similar to each other. Loneliness, hopelessness from depression make you afraid...More
Posted by marklewis1
Reply: Help for Depression Interfering with Life/Work/Lov...
You could try the Fisher Wallace Stimulator. My depression was not near as bad as yours but the stimulator...More
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Reply: What do you wish the world knew about depression?
That it is not that easy to overcome. That it cannot just be dismissed as a chemical imbalance that one pill...More
Posted by candozier1
Reply: Never gets better
No one will love until you love yourself. Volunteer for something get yourself out there. I have been there...More
Posted by An_261447
Reply: Depressed and seeking help
What you've said makes sense. Thank you so much for taking the time to respond. I will start slow and set...More
Posted by purpledoodles
Reply: Counterintuitive Symptoms
Thanks for your suggestions and for your encouragement.
Posted by revmcconatha
Reply: Does anyone else have problems with getting out of...
Yeah, I do have trouble getting out of bed. However, the adrenaline surge caused by my alarm helps me get up....More
Posted by rohvannyn
Thyroid levels and depression
Before anyone goes on a psychoactive med, it's worthwhile to have their thyroid checked. I was this close to...More
Posted by rohvannyn
Reply: Does anyone feel furious at times that severe depr...
Thanks Missy funny I tried to use that user name and it was taken, then u reply to my post. LOL I do have...More
Posted by carolhanna
I lost my Father at the age of 18 to cancer a year later i lost my job due to retrenchment ... now i'm still...More
Posted by An_261345
Reply: Don't Like What I've Become
Your words are like music....beautiful. You do have good, positive advice and I appreciate being able to read...More
Posted by lepbama
Reply: Depression
I relate to what you feel! Im thankful for my social security disability check and the raise but I also...More
Posted by carolhanna
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Reply: Treatment resistant depression
Whatever you do don't do back to the alcohol. I kept doing that with my nicotine and all it did was make me...More
Posted by carolhanna

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