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  • 1 day ago

    A Bipolar shout out!

    The struggle is real. Just want to shout out to all u that suffer with bipolar. You are strong and you are loved..keep fighting...we got this!
  • 4 days ago

    Can a change in generic lamictal manufacturer cause bad side effects?

    I take lamotrigine 150mg twice daily for the last 3 years. My most recent refill had a different look, so I'm assuming a different manufacturer.this wouldn't be the first time, but it had never had a different effect. This time I immediately noticed strong side effects which I had not experienced before. They are bad enough that I cant drive or go to work after taking them. Is it possible that the change in manufacturer could have caused this?
  • 5 days ago

    I can't deal with what's going on in my family's life

    I have 4 children. Years ago one of my kids was admitted to a psych hospital. Through therapy I find out that my 12year old molested my baby girl who is 10years younger than her. They were both naked and my older child put my baby on her stomach and bounced up and down while using a vibrator on herself. The therapist said that my older child was too young to know what she was doing . Nothing further was done about it. I didn't think that my young child would remember anything . I found out recently....
  • 6 days ago

    Surviving bipolar

    After spending my life with undiagnosed Bipolar Depression. I was finally diagnosed 5 days before my 55th birthday (this year). Iostruggled my whole life. I always thought I was lazy and stupid. (That's what my Mom told me) As I got older the raceing thoughts took over. I lost jobs and relationships. I drank to fall asleep and did cocaine and energy drinks to get though my day. Lucky for me I had a career that allowed me to stay in bed for weeks, sometimes months. No one knew. Just me. Events....
  • 9 days ago

    I don’t know if Im bipolar or not

    I’m a 19 year old female and have been struggling for a long time. I’ve always had anxiety, with on and off depression in the more recent years. I was almost abducted a month ago while I was walking my dog, and the stress and scariness of the incident has also brought on the anxiety and panic attacks I sometimes get. I get so angry sometimes for no reason and I want to punch a wall or something. I act out and make bad decisions without regard of the consequences. Then I get sad out of nowhere and....
  • 17 days ago

    Challenging Recovery Process

    Hello Friends, It's been approximately 10 weeks now since I found myself ill with depression and anxiety. Precisely, I completed my MSc degree in Data Science and Analytics in Cardiff and I've struggled to get into a job since then. I was offered a phd degree studentship at the University of Liverpool however I wasn't really into furthering my studies and I'm not a big fan of academia. So I remained so undecided and suddenly fear and worry for my future creeped in. I lost my sleep....
  • 18 days ago

    FireFighter Overwhelmed bc of mental illness

    Hello, I'm a firefighter dealing with Bipolar, PTSD, Schizophrenia, Severe panic and anxiety Attacks, Paranoia. Well, earlier today as I showered, I had a horrible experience. As I had soap on my head, I closed my eyes so that the soap wouldn't fall into my eyes. As I closed my eye, the water all of a sudden felt warm. When I opened my eye, everything was blood. The water in the floor was all blood, the water on my body was all blood, and the water falling on me was blood. The water even....
  • 25 days ago

    Help

    Hi. I need help, I have suicidal thoughts everytime and I need someone to talk to.... please help!!!
  • 1 month ago

    Ketamine vs ECT

    I have had issues with self harm, depression, insomnia , and paranoia since I was in my late teen , early 20's. I had some major trama in my life . When I was 26 I lost my 41/2 month old baby due to terrible, unpredictable circumstance. I have been diagnosed with PTSD, bipolar disorder, panic and anxiety disorder. I have been on every ssri, anti, anti psychotics , anti anxieties plus individual talk therapy.I have been on add on treatments and and Parkinson meds to treat the full body tremors....
  • 1 month ago

    Physically Sick with Temperature but Mentally Unwell.

    I am a Female and I'm 23. I have BPD, GAD, and depression. For like 3 weeks every time I take my temperature with an oral thermometer it is always anywhere from 99.8-100.5. But I'm also constantly sweating and nothing can seem to cool me down. I will break into a sweat just sitting down and watching tv or even just laying in my bed. And I don't get hot in "flashes," I stay extremely hot and sweaty. Also I sweat everywhere, not just in certain places. I also don't ever seem....