Welcome to the forums and thank you for sharing here. What an incredibly brave thing to do, we hope you can see this as a really big first step towards feeling better. We’re sorry to hear what you’re going through, it sounds incredibly hard, and we don’t want you to be going through this on your own. Please know that we’re here for you, and you can call us on 1300 22 4636.
We are concerned about you, so one of our counsellors will be reaching out to you privately. If you feel like you’re unsafe, this is an emergency and it’s important you call 000 straightaway.
Can we ask if you are currently receiving mental health support? We think it's important that you reach out to a trusted adult or health professional and let them know about this. This could be family, a school counsellor or a trusted teacher, or your GP or another health professional. We know how hard this can be, but please know you’ve made an incredible first step in sharing on the forum today, so well done. This community, as well as the counsellors on the Beyond Blue helpline, can support you to figure out how to get some help through this.
We really welcome and encourage you to call Beyond Blue to talk this through. They’re kind, understanding, and can give you some help with reaching out. They’re always available on 1300 22 4636,
or you can use webchat or email,
A few more options are KidsHelpline on 1800 55 1800, Qlife on 1800 184 527 and Headspace on 1800 650 890.
All of these options are also available through webchat, if you'd prefer:
We hope you can be kind to yourself through this extremely difficult time. We’re here for you, and we don’t want you to feel alone with these feelings. Many forum members may have experience with some of the challenges you mention. We hope the support of other community members, who will likely join us on this thread soon, brings you some comfort.