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How can I deal with all my disorders and a pre-teen son

I have such a hard time dealing with daily basis and now having a pre-teen who thinks he is so cool and has an attitude... the worst is that he is such a smart kids but he is lazy and would prefer to be the class clown... I really feel like throwing in the hat and give up or hide somewhere....

posted about 12 hours ago by A MyDepressionTeam User

This too shall pass. I remember going through the same thing with my son but now he is a fine young man. Hang in there and do something nice for yourself.

posted 19 minutes ago

Why do people say 'God is here! Don't be depressed!'?

Everyone says this to me. Life is so mean to me. Sometimes my life ends and I cry no one understands me. I hate this.

posted about 14 hours ago by A MyDepressionTeam User

There will never be anyone like you.Allowing God to fulfill His purpose in you is the miracle for which you were created.

posted about 9 hours ago

Can someone explain persistent depressive disorder?

i am 20 i have been depressed for as long as i can remember to give you an idea i was suicidal in first grade diagnosed as depressed in middle school and to be honest i just thought that what i felt was normal thats why i wasnt diagnosed until middle school when i got caught cutting myself after the third time i was caught my therapist did an assessment and said i was borderline depressed which was then changed to major depression but the thing is depression is… read more

tags: persistant depressive disorder

posted about 15 hours ago by A MyDepressionTeam User

Can I be sectioned for buying a length of rope?

I've felt desperation, and felt like taking my life, but usually the thoughts pass, I bought a length of rope, but it hasn't arrived yet, I just wanted to know if anyone has any experience of this, what with mental health services being over stretched, and a lack of beds, can I be sectioned for buying it, even if when it arrives, I was to hand it over to my support worker? I understand I'm unwell and may need treatment, but I'm a touch scared to admit to my support… read more

tags: suicide suicidal thoughts mental health section mental health professional detained detention mental health treatment Mental health Support

posted about 21 hours ago by A MyDepressionTeam User
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Hi @A MyDepressionTeam User I have to agree with everyone here. Asking about what to do really says a lot though! It's saying you don't really want to kill yourself!!… read more

posted about 5 hours ago

What is the highest dose of Zoloft given?

posted about 24 hours ago by A MyDepressionTeam User
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No I do not think so because I right now am on a higher dose

posted 31 minutes ago

Who do you listen too when you are down?

This is me.


tags: #gorillaz

posted 2 days ago by A MyDepressionTeam User
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I'm Christian so I listen to a Christian band called tenth Avenue North. They are incredible and give me so much hope.

posted about 12 hours ago

Can anyone tell me what Borderline Personality Disorder is?

I've been struggling with Depression for a while now, I'm pretty mono-polar as in I bounce between apathy and episodes where I feel like my emotions are melting. But I get really angry sometimes, and feel myself being irrational however I feel like letting it out would be worse. I just want to know the symptoms if anyone can help?

posted 2 days ago by A MyDepressionTeam User

Hi, I have BPD. Was recently correctly diagnosed with it after years of being told it was depression and anxiety. It can be a bit difficult to spot-especially for… read more

posted 1 day ago


I have been on Cymbalta for over 10 years; I have recently increased my dose to 120 mg a day, but I still experience depression, anxiety, and a lack of interest in things that were of interest to me. I sleep alot and on days off will sleep very late; I have trouble getting out of bed im the morning, at the same time, I have difficulty staying asleep at night. I have tried to wean myself off this drug under a doctor's supervision, but hit a major wall at 20 mg; which led to panic attacks. What other… read more

tags: #depression; #Cymbalta

posted 3 days ago by A MyDepressionTeam User

I'm on Cymbalta and Abilify. Abilify is kind of a booster for me.... Although I'm still depressed, I "function better" daily.

posted 1 day ago

Has anyone noticed that the level of depression changes from day to day?

I have noticed that I am really really bad sometimes and then moderately bad sometimes.

tags: Depression level changing

posted 3 days ago by A MyDepressionTeam User
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Yes, it's just a part of it as Tammy said. My medication has done wonders for me but I still go through regular bouts of feeling moderately down to absolutely horrible… read more

posted 3 days ago
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