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Topic: Not sure but I know.

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  1. Georgie61
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    3 August 2019
    Feel sad most of the time , Know it's not right , finally asking for support.
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  2. geoff
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    3 August 2019 in reply to Georgie61

    Hello Georgie, and a warm welcome to the forums.

    It's not easy to post your first comment but well done for doing so.

    If you know that something isn't quite right and your mood has been affecting you in all sorts of different situations, then you need to seek medical help by going to your doctor.

    If they decide that medication may be needed, they may also suggest a referral to see a psychologist or a psychiatrist, depending on how you are feeling, but ask them about the 'mental health plan', this will allow you 10 Medicare paid sessions per year, but we would like to know how we can offer you some advice or provide some suggestions which will help, so when you're ready we'd like to hear back from you.

    Just take your time and do it when you're ready.

    Best wishes.

    Geoff.

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  3. Quercus
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    3 August 2019 in reply to Georgie61

    Welcome Georgie,

    One sentence can say so very much.

    Recognising that something isn't ok and making the choice to ask for help are massive steps to take.

    I'm glad you posted.

    Nat

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    3 August 2019 in reply to Georgie61

    A warm welcome Georgie61

    It is said that the 1st step toward change is consciousness and the next is action. By coming here, you have already bravely set foot on the path of change.

    I hope you find us here to be guiding and supportive lights upon your path. By the way, I see 2 of the most brilliant lights (Geoff and Nat) have made their presence known. They are truly beautiful, understanding and supportive people.

    Again, welcome Georgie

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  5. White Rose
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    3 August 2019 in reply to Georgie61

    Dear Georgie

    I add my welcome to the others. Glad you have found us.

    The first step of acknowledgement is always the most important so well done. We can offer you support and, usually, answer your questions. Going to see your GP is a good step. You sound a bit unsure of how you feel so if I may suggest, write down your feelings and how long this has been going on. It will help you to put a framework around your thoughts and actions and will be a great help for your doctor.

    We are here to listen and support so would love to know how you go seeing your GP, presuming you do go. Please talk to us here about what's happening in your life.

    Mary

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