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Topic: First timer

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  1. Snowy78
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    2 posts
    19 September 2020

    Hi, sorry if this is the wrong place to post but I’ve never posted on a forum I’m just scared and can’t chat online at this hour. I’ve recently had a medication change and the nightmares I’ve had tonight are so bad that I’m petrified to go to sleep. I just kept having the same dream over and over I could hear my baby crying but couldn’t wake myself up to go to him and then I didn’t know what my house looked like to find him and then when I got there he was just a doll this whole time. When I finally woke properly voices were asking me what earth I’m going to do I could tell them what level of meds I’d need. I’ve never been more scared in my life than I am right now.
    ive been sitting here with the lights on to scared to go back to sleep just crying and shaking. What’s happening to me?

  2. Sophie_M
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    19 September 2020 in reply to Snowy78
    Hi Snowy78,

    Welcome to the forums! It takes a lot of courage to be so open and honest with your feelings, and we are so glad that you have reached out. Please know that you've come to a safe, non-judgemental space. We hope you find the needed peer support, advice and conversation from our wonderful online forums community. Medication changes are hard to deal with and we are sorry you are having trouble getting the sleep and peace you need.
     
    If you would like some help finding mental health support, we would recommend that you get in contact with the Beyond Blue Support Service. They are available 24/7 by phone on 1300 22 4636 or on Webchat 3pm-12am AEST on our website: www.beyondblue.org.au/getsupport  One of our friendly counsellors will be able to talk through these feelings with you and can offer support, advice and referrals.

    You might also be interested in reading information about managing Anxiety on the following Beyond Blue page:
    https://www.beyondblue.org.au/the-facts/anxiety/treatments-for-anxiety/anxiety-management-strategies
     
    We hope that you keep checking back in with our community to let us know how you're going, whenever you feel up to it.
  3. Snowy78
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    2 posts
    19 September 2020 in reply to Sophie_M
    Thank you, I was going to call them but didn’t feel right about calling them this late at night / early in morning
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