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Topic: 15 with anxiety and depression

4 posts, 0 answered
  1. Blue_bunny
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    4 January 2020
    Hello my name is chloe and i have anxiety and depression. I see a therapist but it has been a while and i am on school holidays so I'm home alone a lot. I have just recently started taking medication and i don't believe it is working. I feel lonely and bored and could use a friend
  2. Aaronsis
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    4 January 2020 in reply to Blue_bunny

    Hi Chloe

    Welcome, it is so fantastic that you have found yourself here reaching out for some support and someone to talk to. You can share as much as you need to and want to here, you are in a safe space and we care.

    School holidays is tricky, while you are away from your usual routine and away from your friends and sometimes feeling bored and this can lead the mind to dark places, but it is so great you have come to chat.

    I am not sure if you know about Kids helpLine but they are on 1800 55 1800 and are so very wonderful and sometimes it helps to talk rather than type, so please reach out to them too if you need some extra help.

    What sort of things to you like to do with your day? I went to the beach today but was there for about 2 minutes and was essentially blown away...not a great beach day. Do you have some things you like to do as hobbies?

    Great to chat to you Chloe and we are here for you if you would like to chat some more.

    Huge hugs

    Sarah xx

  3. Guest_7878
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    4 February 2020 in reply to Blue_bunny
    hey chloe! would love to be friends! i relate to pretty much everything you said tbh apart from medication since im not on it yet. something i know about meds are that some of them dont work on different people so oftentimes you have to try a few before you find one that works. and if some of them dont work after a few weeks or so thats totally normal its just trial and error and patience. back at school now but i dont have much motivation for anything. how are you going?
  4. Aaronsis
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    5 February 2020 in reply to Guest_7878

    Hey plants_and_lyrics

    It is so great that you have joined the forum and have reached out here to Chloe, it is so great that you have come to support others.

    I have started a thread:

    https://www.beyondblue.org.au/get-support/online-forums/bb-social-zone/-you-gotta-friend-in-us-

    The purpose it to get people who are struggling to make friends to chat in a social environment, to talk about their day or share something that was fun or just to make a friend. I hope that you will consider joining as there are so many wonderful people on here searching to connect and that would be awesome.

    Once again, it is so great you are here and have reached out to support others.

    Welcome

    Hugs

    Sarah

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