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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.

1741 11874 by smallwolf
7 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.

230 34794 by Croix
8 hours 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.

926 23316 by Summer Rose
8 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.

1064 7688 by Quercus
6 hours 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.

2805 19598 by geoff
3 hours ago
Depression

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

3062 24718 by Peppermintbach
5 minutes ago
Relationship and family issues

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

2702 18981 by Only the lonely
59 minutes ago
Young people

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

2695 14646 by two-dee
9 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.

586 5829 by Terry73
6 hours ago
Multicultural experiences

Wellbeing and life discussion for members born overseas, are the children of parents born overseas, have a language other than English as your primary language, or come from a family with mixed cultural heritage.

172 1660 by Donte'
8 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.

1620 9346 by Ashlyn
8 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.

312 2711 by startingnew
12 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.

611 6011 by Quercus
5 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.

95 40171 by Peppermintbach
28 minutes ago

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