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Supporting family and friends with a mental health condition (carers)

Space for sharing tips on supporting a partner, family member or friend with a mental health condition, and seeking support for your own wellbeing with other carers.

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Relationship and family issues

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Space for discussion of generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), social anxiety, phobias, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and intrusive thoughts, panic attacks, and eating disorders.

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Space for discussion of major depression, bipolar disorder, cyclothymic and dysthymic disorders, and BPD (borderline personality disorder).

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Young people

Space for people aged 12-25 to discuss life and wellbeing issues. If you are aged over 25, please be mindful that this forum is a space for younger people to connect and provide peer support for each other.

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Grief and loss

Support following the bereavement of a family member, partner, spouse or someone close to you.

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by smallwolf
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Topic: Depressed due to isolation and civil liberty restrictions

  1. Ramblify
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    21 posts
    27 November 2021 in reply to Unbeliever
    I wonder how long until they make us pay for yearly or 9 monthly vaccinations? Will it cost $20 like the flu vaccine? It's probably not too much money, but the cost of living is too much already.
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  2. Moonstruck
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    3747 posts
    24 December 2021 in reply to Moonstruck

    Merry Christmas to my old friends, Lunastone, GoldenEye and Tangney...if you are still around and not given up on ever getting out the other side of this ridiculously hysterical society our once beautiful country has sunk into......a lot of people have....try and have a Happy Christmas....whatever they are these days! xxxxxxx

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  3. lunastone
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    131 posts
    27 December 2021 in reply to Moonstruck

    Merry christmas, Moon! To golden, bananie and Tangney as well if you are still reading this. We don't really have family here in australia so it has always been quiet for us on xmas day. We always took trip after xmas in the past but haven't done so last and this year. Can't be bother. For the first time, my former colleague, who didnt' get to go back to Vicrtoria two yrs in a roll, invited us over on boxing day lunch. Once i heard about cases in perth two days before xmas, i had a quick glance on the exposure sites, nothing to worry. Then, I decided not to read any more news until today. Luckily, it was a good decision for us not to go shopping a week before xmas. It was just to avoid the scenario of wrong place and wrong time and then have to cancel the only social interaction we have over the last 2 weeks. It would suck if there is a blanket lockdown even though none of the ppl (only 6 of us!) at the lunch have been to any of the exposure sites. And none of us are the party and shopping type anyway! We are all jabbed so not really worry about.....although my partner is very much like the bubble life as no restrictions so naturally create tension between us......in any case, once the kid goes back to school, we would likely get it. So just a matter of time anyway..... Take care! xx

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