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  • 1 month ago

    Crisis Situations -- Please Read

    If you are in crisis and need help, please be sure to contact a crisis line ( ) , call 911, or your doctor or therapist. This message board is not moderated 24/7. There may be delays in others reading or responding, especially on the weekends. While you can find wonderful support here, it may not be immediate. To all of our members, if you see a crisis post which needs our attention, use the Report This option beneath the post. Thank you.
  • 15 hours ago

    Depression misdiagnoses

    I was considered to have depression and anxiety issues for years that was treatment resistant. I was also treated for ADD for awhile. One PhD even said I was mildly autistic. Turns out, it was likely due to chemical toxicities from having grown up with a chain smoking parent. I'm now suspected to have had arsenic and cyanide (and other) buildup along with a possible pituitary adenoma, although I've never been overweight, in addition to a genetic issue. I went holistic and then metaphysical....
  • Anxiety and Trauma in 8 year old girl

    Could my daughters anxiety and trauma experience be affecting her fear of constantly being watched? What you need to know: 8 year old girl Has ambologia in left eye Has been patching for a year (4 hrs a day starting, now 6) Suffers from anxiety Has had 2-3 panic attacks in the last 5 months Trauma do to younger brother's passing over two and a half years ago (her best friend as well) Mother is a dog sitter, so constantly surrounded by animals Family history of anxiety My daughter feels like someone....
  • 3 days ago

    Son With Serious Mental Health Issues

    Our 25-year-old son has been experiencing depression, anxiety, PTSD, flashbacks and nightmares for the past 2+ years. My father molested his older brother about 23 years ago about one or two times. Our older son told us what happened a few years afterwards, and we did what was needed legally and that son received counseling and we had family counseling for several years. The younger son was about 2 years old at the time. I had cut all contacts with my father after that. In 2011 I got a call from....
  • 3 days ago

    I am tired all the time but I sleep for 12 hours a night?? Is this a sleep disorder or does it have to due with my medication?

    For the past 4/5 months I have been tired all the time even when I am sleeping anywhere from 8-12 hours a night. This effected my performance at school during the last 3 months or so of school. I would be going to bed anywhere from 6pm to 10pm and have to get up at 6am. I would not be able to get up at 6am for school. I couldn't drag myself out of bed I was so out of it. I would end up sleeping through my alarm and waking up at 10 am. This affected my performance in school. I would have problems....
  • 3 days ago

    Can not figure out what's going on with me

    I've been socially anxious pretty much since 4th grade, never been the most normal kid I suppose, and in tenth grade I did a decent amount of drugs, now I'm 20 in college and socially isolate myself a good bit because I feel like I am losing it, can not connect well with other people and honestly I think most of this is because my attention is solely focused on figuring out what is wrong with me. I have anxiety about a lot of situation that prevents me from doing things I want like making....
  • 3 days ago


    I have been taking flucxetine for a while now and still have dark days , some days i don't want to do anything talk to anyone or see anyone i have a very loving family and i serm to be destroying it .cry for help please
  • 4 days ago

    distracted mind

    I am in the eye of the storm currently. I quit my meds abruptly and had to restart. I hurt so many people and family. I need support.
  • 4 days ago


    hello, I have all the symptoms of anxiety disorder I want to know if pain in the stomach passing gas and burping is also symptoms of Anxiety attack. I went to dr and they prescribed 7 mg of burspirone and it is not helping
  • 5 days ago


    What medication do you recommend for Anxiety & Panic Disorders ?