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    Taking pain relief to deal with mental illness

    Hi all, I was diagnosed with PTSD (as well as agoraphobia, depression and anxiety) over 5 years ago after leaving a violent and controlling relationship (I am a male and this was a same sex relationship. The reason I am advising of this will become pertinent later in my post). Whilst I have a...
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    Fears about Coronavirus

    Hey all, I’m guessing I am not alone in this and others are feeling the same, but I am really struggling with the current Coronavirus pandemic. I am not really concerned about the virus myself but the whole uncertainty of it is causing me tremendous anxiety. Not knowing if I will be able to...
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    Death Coping with loss

    My grandmother, my only real source of emotional support and the only person that seemingly understood my diagnosis, passed away just over a month ago. Since her death I have kind of shut myself off from the ‘outside world’ and created my own bubble so to speak in order to not have to address...
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    Death Updated - Cannot come to terms with grandmothers terminal cancer diagnosis. Cut ties or be institutionalized?

    Hey all, I am posting owing to the fact my previously fit and healthy Grandmother has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer and has been given only weeks to live. I am extremely close with my Grandmother, having been practically raised by her owing to my own mother being very ill all my...
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    Dissociation - new ‘symptoms’

    Hi Guys, I have suffered from PTSD (and Agoraphobia, Depression and Anxiety) for almost 4 years now, with me suffering from Dissociation during times of extreme anxiety. I’ve recently been suffering from almost daily episodes owing to issues I am currently trying to but struggling to deal...
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    Concerns In New Relationship - My First Since Mt Ptsd Diagnosis.

    Hi all, I left an extremely violent and controlling relationship in 2013 and was subsequently diagnosed with PTSD owing to what took place during the relationship. Due to this I have been unable to trust or engage with males since, however recently met someone who was the polar opposite to my...
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    My Ptsd Could Be A Neurological Issue

    Hi all, I was diagnosed with PTSD around 18 months ago subsequent to leaving a very violent and controlling relationship. I then began having episodes of what I believe to be disassociation, initially only having them during times of high anxiety but this has progressed to several times a week...
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    My Illnesses Are Not Taken Seriously!

    Hi all, I was diagnosed with PTSD around 18 months ago, subsequent to leaving a very violent and controlling relationship. Although I left the relationship almost 3 years ago and being symptomatic of PTSD almost immediately, I have struggled greatly to get any sort of help in dealing with my...
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    Considering Suicide - Conflicting Feelings

    Hi all, Around 3 years ago, I left an extremely violent and abusive relationship which resulted in me suffering from PTSD and Agoraphobia. Due to the breakdown of my relationship and my illnesses, I pretty much lost everything, my home, job, friends, my dogs who meant the world to me, pretty...
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    Unable To Deal With News/world Events.

    Hi, I was diagnosed with PTSD after leaving a very violent and controlling relationship. I also suffer from agoraphobia, depression, and anxiety. Prior to this, I was a very strong, confident person who had a career in higher management. I was quite a resilient, resolute person and it took a...
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