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Welcome and orientation

Anxious about posting? Drop in here to say hi, we'd like to get to know you. In here you'll find lots of newbies, info about how the forums work, and you can give us suggestions on how to make things better around here.

1352 9694 by blondguy
3 hours ago
BB Social Zone

Sometimes talking about mental health can get a bit heavy - this is the place to post if you want to chill out and socialise with other members on other topics. Includes the popular BB Cafe and other long-running threads.

213 28943 by demonblaster
57 minutes ago

Mental health

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Depression

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

2691 21932 by demonblaster
1 hour ago
Relationship and family issues

Anything to do with managing relationships, Including separation, loneliness, divorce, family, and friendships.

2053 14749 by BballJ
3 hours ago
Staying well

Supporting each other to keep going by sharing what works: positive stories, mindfulness tips, pets as companions, mood diaries, sleep tips, healthy diet, exercise, reducing drugs and alcohol, coping with difficult emotions and thoughts, and much more.

842 16461 by demonblaster
1 hour ago
Anxiety

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

2327 16441 by blondguy
2 hours ago
Young people

Space for people aged 12-25 to discuss life and wellbeing issues.

2368 12850 by white knight
2 hours ago
Sexuality and gender identity

Space for peer support and discussion of depression, anxiety and other issues affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people.

242 2144 by MsPurple
2 days and 16 hours ago
PTSD & Trauma

Space for discussion of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), domestic abuse, sexual abuse and other traumatic life events. Please be aware that some content in this forum may be distressing.

434 4352 by Garry70
2 hours ago
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.

1451 8258 by romantic_thi3f
15 hours ago
Treatments, health professionals and therapies

Managing relationships with GPs and psychologists; finding the right services, support around prescription drug withdrawals and side effects; different types of therapy, including CBT, ACT and others.

966 6895 by romantic_thi3f
15 hours ago
Suicidal thoughts and self-harm

Trigger warning: this forum is pre-moderated and may contain distressing material. Immediate support is not available via this forum. Further guidance on posting provided inside.

347 3979 by demonblaster
3 hours ago
Long term support over the journey

How do you cope with anxiety, depression and its effect on your life over days, weeks, months? In this section you'll find long-term discussions (100+ posts) from members who have opened up to share their daily journeys with us.

73 27858 by demonblaster
32 minutes ago