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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.

1458 10425 by Ggrand
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 and other long-running threads.

220 30678 by startingnew
5 hours ago

Mental health

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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.

475 5299 by Abczyx
3 hours ago
Relationship and family issues

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

2225 15921 by Scotty2013
34 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.

2429 17179 by Ggrand
17 minutes ago
Depression

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

2770 22393 by Ggrand
37 minutes ago
Young people

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

2439 13303 by Townsville.bob
1 hour 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.

870 17630 by Ggrand
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.

1509 8699 by Redhuta
2 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.

55 403 by Hayfa
6 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.

990 7087 by Shred1106
40 minutes 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.

263 2321 by Scotty2013
10 minutes 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.

459 4475 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.

78 29425 by Ggrand
7 minutes ago