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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.

1046 7393 by geoff
52 minutes 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.

184 26082 by HamSolo01
5 hours 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).

2438 19877 by geoff
1 hour ago
Relationship and family issues

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

1649 12144 by Peppermintbach
8 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.

770 12849 by geoff
32 minutes 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.

1978 14239 by geoff
1 hour ago
Young people

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

2078 11105 by BenignSky
17 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.

339 3620 by nic29
16 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.

1335 7552 by White Rose
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.

885 5795 by geoff
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.

142 1820 by Quercus
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.

50 17454 by Quercus
4 hours ago