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Post feature requests, complaints and comments here.

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hi sorry idk how to really... - last post by TooOld4This

Urgent Need

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

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Don't really know if I... - last post by IrmaJean


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

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Recommended readings - 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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Being grateful - last post by TooOld4This

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General Support

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

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me.... - last post by ChinaDoll

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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Help with changing medication - last post by DittoJessie

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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Missing my therapist - last post by sasa


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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attempt to justify my pitif... - last post by mts


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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Job fears - last post by u.r.what.u.is

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 mts

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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Lost years... Can't heal - last post by LaLa

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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a mess - last post by ericaleefrieden

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 VictimofBullyingNo1cared

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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Isolation and abstinence fr... - last post by mts


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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Does hitting yourself count? - last post by TooOld4This

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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I really need help and advi... - last post by LaLa

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 short "essay" abo... - last post by LaLa

General Parenting

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

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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 mts

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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females views etc - last post by lifelongvirgin

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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Wandering the Mindscape - last post by VictimofBullyingNo1cared

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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