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Topic: Alone

4 posts, 0 answered
  1. Koko20
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    1 posts
    24 July 2021

    Hi I’m new here my husband has been admitted a mental health hospital for depression

    We are a family of 3 and my husband was the rock my daughter has a intellectual disability and does not understand fully what’s happening to her dad

    I feel so lost and scared and heartbroken I have no support as we live away from family

    I’m alone

  2. Sophie_M
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    5483 posts
    24 July 2021 in reply to Koko20
    Hi Koko20,

    Wishing you a very warm welcome here to the forums. We know it would not have been an easy thing to reach and and share your feelings and experiences here today, so thank you for showing such strength. We're really sorry to hear how lost and lonely you're feeling right now after your husband has been admitted to hospital- but please know that our community are here for you, and you don't have to go through this alone. It's understandable that you'd be feeling heartbroken due to what's happening at the moment, especially when you don't have much support and are living away from family that you'd usually confide in. But we really hope that you can find these forums to be a safe space to talk through these thoughts and feelings, and our caring members are here to help offer as much support, advice and conversation as you need through this difficult time.

    We also think it would really help to reach out to the friendly counsellors at our Beyond Blue Support Service, who are always here for you, 24/7 to talk these feelings through and offer support, advice and referrals. They're available by phone on 1300 22 4636, or also through webchat (from 1pm-midnight AEST) at www.beyondblue.org.au/getsupport Our friends at Lifeline are also here for you anytime- night or day- when things are feeling like too much to cope with on 13 11 14, or through their online chat (7pm-midnight AEST) at www.lifeline.org.au/crisis-chat

    We hope that you find some comfort here in feeling a little less alone through this, and please keep updating us here on your thread whenever you feel ready to, as we'd all love to be here to help you through this.
  3. Ggrand
    Community Champion
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    8790 posts
    24 July 2021 in reply to Koko20

    Hello Dear Koko20,

    A very warm and caring welcome to our forums...

    Im really sorry your struggling with being alone and your husband has been admitted to a mental health hospital...

    I know it might be hard to accept atm...but your husband is in the best place possible to help him..l..Izvestia been in a mental health hospital a few times and it helped me so much...

    Our lovely Sophie M..has given you some good support numbers to ring and I can tell you that the people on thee other end of the phone are very caring and understanding....

    Do you have any support workers that are helping you with your beautiful daughter, that you could talk to about how you’re finding it hard to manage without your husband..

    Koko, hun all you can do is your best and have the knowledge that your husband will be home soon and hopefully a lot less depressed..

    I am pleased you reached out here as that’s a very hard thing to do...We will be here for you lovely Koko with our support and care for you as much as we can...

    Please talk here anytime you feel up to it..We are all for you Koko...

    My kindest and most caring thoughts dear Koko.

    Grandy..

  4. wail
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    100 posts
    24 July 2021 in reply to Ggrand
    hospital is good i like to be in hospital if you go you can see hospital is good

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