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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.

525 4110 by Enid_33
1 hour 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.

127 13211 by lookingforme
1 hour ago

Mental health

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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.

577 7481 by Music_Freak
1 hour 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.

659 3758 by Shelley anne
16 hours ago

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

1961 16761 by QldMouse
2 hours ago

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

1422 10073 by White Rose
6 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.

121 2189 by Shelley anne
6 hours ago
Young people

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

1470 8031 by SM
42 minutes ago
Physical health issues

Anxiety and depression are commonly associated with ongoing physical health issues. Space for discussion of chronic pain, cancer, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), fibromyalgia, endometriosis, menopause, epilepsy, PCOS, and more.

113 1432 by Sherie
2 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.

100 2253 by james1
28 minutes ago

Healthy families

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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.

1063 6041 by romantic_thi3f
2 days and 4 hours ago
Relationship and family issues

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

871 6495 by Sherie
7 hours ago
Pregnancy and early parenthood for mums and dads

Space for discussion of post-natal and antenatal depression, the challenges of being a new mum or dad and more.

155 1419 by geoff
9 hours ago
Raising children

Mental health conditions in children, dealing with bullying, setting goals and solving problems, communication, and more.

107 639 by SM
28 minutes ago
Grief and loss

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

259 1496 by Starwolf
1 day and 1 hour 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.

212 1866 by marcus_c
1 day and 5 hours ago

Healthy places

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Employment and workplaces

Space for discussion of workplace stress, finding work, returning to work after a period of illness, disclosing mental health issues in the workplace, unemployment, and issues related to Centrelink and Workcover.

501 2850 by james1
3 hours ago