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    Cocaine help?

    Hi, i’m 19, i work a full time job and live a pretty okay life. The problem i have is whenever i go out with my friends for a drink i do cocaine, no matter how much i tell myself i’m not going to do it the day after, the next week rolls on and bang, on it again. This makes me skint for the week and when i’m on it i’m paranoid i’m going to die (right now for example), can someone give me tips on how to stay clean and reassure me that i’m not going to die lol

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    How to deal with this? Depression.?

    I was told my depression is quite high by my doctor. I told my family I have depression, it honestly took a lot of courage but they called me crazy and it's the devils doing. (They are religious. My mom is the one who called me crazy, which really hurt) I honestly dont feel motivated to do anything, and I dont feel much appetite, even if I dont eat but they just insult me on my eating habits. When I wanted a job, they declined it but now they want me to have a job and are comparing me to a cousin who's the same age as me and has a job. It really hurts. Right now, my mom was bringing me down with words, I started crying and had difficulty breathing, she didnt comfort me but instead said "how about I hit you so you start crying for real"

    I cant take this anymore. I keep thinking on overdosing myself and I'm afraid I might actually do it. I want to get out of this house but I dont know how to do anything since they didnt let me do anything when I felt motivated for it. What can I do?? 

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    Can suicidal thoughts make u cry, or is it just depression or self judgment ?

    For a few years now sometimes when I’m alone I think about how much it sucks to be me and all y weaknesses and I just wish I could die and not live the rest of my young adulthood. 

    Im too scared and never have the guts to actually act on it. 

    So I just imagine me doing it and ugly cry.  I don’t want to be alive anymore sometimes and just ugly cry. 

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    What is it that America doesn't get about the Second amendment being a horrendous idea and have the intelligence to abolish it?

    Is it unfamiliar with the concept of 'common sense'

    People being allowed to own guns is the problem.(period)

    6 Answers18 hours ago
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    is it normal to have hallucinate in times of extreme stress?

    I was in the park after it closed with my friend the other night and we were not supposed to be there.  I was scared teh whole time because my friend brought beer and we drank some together.  At one point I panicked because I heard what sounded like cop sirens.  My friend seemed shocked and said he did not hear anything.  I finally calmed down and realized I could have hallucinated it.  Could this mean I have schizophrenia? 

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    When a group has a suicide rate ten times the national average, is it a good idea to consider them "normal"?

    And pretend they don't have a mental illness?  I mean come on, what kind of bizarro world are we living in now? 

    5 Answers1 day ago
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    Is there any way to overcome bipolar disorder without therapy? ?

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    Says one of us, "EVERY single person on the planet meets the qualifications for bipolar." That is, EVERYONE has frequent panic attacks and harm themselves with glass and a knife. 

    My question is, if there's a chance that therapy could help with your problem, a life-threatening problem that's giving you misery, why not give it a try? The recommended things are medication, therapy, and stress management. How important therapy is in that I can't say but why overlook anything that might help?

    If there's a money problem, see if you might get therapy low cost or free. You might find something good if you called your local social services (211?) or googled "affordable psychotherapy." The cost of therapy can vary a lot.

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    https://careforyourmind.org/what-to-do-when-you-ca...

    Stress management - 

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqEM_jlDRZI

    6 Answers1 day ago
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    I can’t get myself out of the house?

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    Stand outside your front door with door open.

    Next day do the same with the door closed.

    Next day walk 2 steps down the path and so on.

    If you don't scream, cry and wet your knickers and ,an airplane does not drop on your head, then there is no reason to stay indoors is there?

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    When I’m wakening up most mornings for a few seconds/minute or two it seems as if I am confused?

    Hi I am a 31 year old male and for about 6 months now I have not felt great at all, throughout the day I get moments almost as if my life seems strange or people seem strange or objects, especially in the morning when I wake it’s the worst it’s almost as if then I’m completely confused about things and my family ie when I look at my Mrs and daughter for a brief moment I think this is strange, is this anxiety? Things that happen earlier in the day almost seem as if it happened so long ago and I panic because I then think I have memory loss, I recently got bloods taken and nothing harmful showed up but I really don’t feel right, if for some reason I find it hard to remember something I think I used to be able to remember easily I get worked up thinking I have Alzheimer’s or a form of dementia, I want to lose talk to a professional but am scared, I know I will speak to one eventually but can anyone on here give me any advice?

    5 Answers2 days ago
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    Is it possible to develop PTSD from just a heated online argument?

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    PTSD is only caused when there is a significant threat to a life/general welfare.

    6 Answers3 days ago
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    Do mental illnesses actually run in families?

    I’ve looked for studies but nothing explains it in depth. My issue with this theory is that I can’t rationalize it. If your mom is bipolar, and you’re bipolar, isn’t that more likely to be learned behavior rather than genetic? I need to see a study actually explaining this theory and what the reasoning is. 

    8 Answers3 days ago
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    Should I quit nursing school?

    I’m suppose to graduate in August. First 4 semesters were amazing. I felt I was learning a lot doing great. Straight As. 

    Now I’m slowly deteriorating. Anxiety everyday. Crying episodes everyday. My teacher doesn’t lecture or teach us. All he does is assign us 13 chapters to read each week, no study guide or any direction on what material to focus on. I’m so overwhelmed. At this point I’m debating if I even want to be a nurse anymore. If I’m this unhappy daily, how happy would I be when I’m an actual nurse? I thought this was something I wanted to do. But I guess it’s not. The horrible feelings I get thinking about it makes me want to curl up in a ball and cry. My chest feels like it’s going to explode from anxiety. All I do is sit at home alone all day and read and read and read. I feel like I’m falling deeper and deeper into a depression. I try to write positive affirmations and I try to meditate to relieve my anxiety. It doesn’t help. I still feel like I’m going to explode. This semester started in March, I have now lost 8 lbs. I can’t eat. I can’t sleep. I’ve reached out to my schools counselors and they are no help, all they tell me is “keep studying, take deep breathes”

    I don’t want to regret my decision if I do quit. But I also am so tired of being so unhappy and anxious 24/7. I wish I could take a mental break and just breathe and relax and not worry. I’m so overwhelmed and scared and unhappy.. 

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    I live with my mum and I havs agoraphobia unemployed 24 what to do ?

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    You need to have your physician refer you to a psychiatrist or a clinical psychologist.

    Agoraphobia is awful.  I know because I had it bad.  The good news is agoraphobia is very easy to cure 100% and forever.  It took me exactly two weeks.  The treatment will put you in "situational; awareness" settings and make you remain there for certain lengths of time.  Just to prove to you I know what I am talking about - your condition makes you do things that are so dumb you are too embarrassed to talk about it.  I sat in a car outside a hospital ER all night just in case I got a heart attack.

    20 Answers6 days ago
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    Why does my family think I have autism?

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    The definition of autism is so broad almost everyone could be said to have it, unfortunately.

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    Being followed?

    I have strong belief that I am being followed and stalked.   I can hear them whisper about me. I've also heard them drill through the walls to peek into my room to spy on me.

    I told my psychiatrist this and now I'm on abilify 10mg. Daily.

    If I still believe I'm being followed although I'm on meds. Would that be proof that I'm really being followed.

    4 Answers19 hours ago
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