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Announcements concerning the community are posted here.

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Post feature requests, complaints and comments here.

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Urgent Need

Post here when you are in crisis RIGHT NOW, and need peer support as quickly as possible.

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I've never hated myself... - last post by TooOld4This


A place to post recommendations about helpful self-help resources you've encountered, including web links, books, articles, tools, etc.

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interview and film about ad... - last post by IrmaJean

the Lounge

The rest of the forums here are so serious! We need a place to kick back and not be so serious. This is the place ...

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Music therapy! - last post by LaLa

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General Support

The place to post if your post doesn't fit anywhere else.

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My so called life - last post by Draco

General Coping

Appleby's suggestion; a place to talk about, list out, describe, store, and reference positive coping strategies that members find helpful.

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Isolation in modern society - last post by Resolute

Psychotherapy and other Treatments

This is a place to discuss psychotherapy, psychiatric medication and other treatments independently of any specific problem that you might be facing. Use this forum to describe your therapy treatment story, or ask questions about therapy and treatment processes.

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How do I come clean to my t... - last post by Inevitably Realistic


A place to talk about regular unipolar forms of depression (such as major depression, and dysthymia) and how depressive symptoms affect your life.

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Dysthymia? - last post by Ntoulinho


A place to talk about anxiety disorders (phobias, panic , PTSD, OCD, GAD, etc.) and how such problems interfere with your life.

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difficulty logging out. - last post by IrmaJean

Schizophrenia and Psychosis

A place to talk about Schizophrenia and related conditions where psychosis is a problem, and how these conditions affect your life.

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Self - last post by IrmaJean

Eating Disorders

A place to talk about eating disorders, including Anorexia, Bulimia and Binge Eating and all the issues and symptoms that come with these problems.

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CBT for ED

Abuse & Bullying

A place to talk about abuse and bullying taking any form (sexual, physical, emotional, verbal, neglect) and how it has affected you.

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Stop speaking up for bullie... - last post by TooOld4This

Bipolar Disorder

A place to talk about mood cycling between depression and mania in all its various forms and how this affects your life.

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Out of step - last post by TooOld4This

Attention Deficit (ADHD)

A place to talk about attention deficit problems affecting children, adults and families.

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Is this ADHD? Anyone with s... - last post by VictimofBullyingNo1cared

Addictions and Impulse Problems

A place to talk about things having to do with addictions: substance abuse and alcohol problems, recovery, AA and twelve step programs, and impulsive behaviors such as problem gambling, problem internet use, etc.

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Beer - last post by smallstar

Sexuality Issues

A place to talk about sexual issues, including performance and lack of desire issues, fetishes, sexual addictions & compulsive pornography use and the impact of these issues on self-esteem and relationships

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scared... - last post by Resolute


A place to talk about self-injury such as occurs when people cut, burn or otherwise damage themselves without intent to end their lives

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Is There Something Wrong? [... - last post by Inevitably Realistic

Personality Issues

A place to talk about personality styles and disorders (borderline, narcissistic, antisocial, dependent, obsessive-compulsive, etc.) and how these affect people and relationships.

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Sociopathy (ASPD) support f... - last post by HellBound_Angel

Relationship Problems

A place to talk about relationship difficulties such as how hard it is to make relationships work.

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The Ex Turned Friend (w/ be... - last post by bsmb77

Grief Issues

A place to talk about the experience of grief and/or bereavement, and the painful process of adjusting to the loss of someone or something you love

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A certain issue - last post by IrmaJean

General Parenting

A place for parents to help one another with the challenging task of raising healthy, happy children.

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Urgent: How to stop a divor... - last post by IrmaJean


A place to talk about issues related to aging, and care-giving of elders.

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A place for people to talk frankly and honestly about the strong emotions that surround virginity (the desire to preserve it and/or the desire to get it over with)

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44 Year-old Male Virgin. - last post by ...

Small Penis Syndrome

A forum exclusively devoted to serious discussion of the intense emotions, shame and social complications associated with Small Penis Syndrome (SPS).

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Small Penis Jokes... Did yo... - last post by 51 Years of Misery

Cognitive Reframing Help

Cognitive Therapy involves 1) identifying irrational thoughts that cause anxiety, depression, etc., and then disputing them to make them less harmful. However, it's hard to learn how to do this. Post a single thought here you'd like help with disputing and the community will help you take it apart.

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The power of negative think... - last post by IrmaJean

Living with People Diagnosed with a Mental Illness

A place to talk about issues that come up when you live with someone who has a mental illness. (formerly limited to children; now expanded)

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I think I could be a psycoh... - last post by raven

Sanctuary and Spirituality

A place for members of any faith to offer compassion, support and wisdom to each other. This forum is not intended for debate and is not centered on religious talk.

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Am I responsible for the co... - last post by VictimofBullyingNo1cared

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