Jump to content

  • No one should be alone in this. We can help.


If you or someone you know are having thoughts about suicide, call 1-800-273-TALK (8255). Calls are connected to a certified crisis center nearest the caller's location or visit our international suicide help-line list for more information.

View the latest news : Online Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: The Latest Trend In Mental Health Care

Welcome back; your last visit was: Today, 07:03 PM


  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Suicide Help -- PLEASE READ THIS!!

If you are considering suicide - this is your first place to visit on this forum!! THERE IS HELP AVAILABLE!!

  • 11 topics
  • 4 replies
If You - last post by Lindsay


  Forum Stats Last Post Info

A Special Forum to Welcome our 'NEW MEMBERS'!!

This should be the first place you visit as a new member. Say hello and let us welcome you to the forum!

  • 9,340 topics
  • 58,425 replies
First Time - last post by Used To Be Me


We warmly welcome you here as a Guest! Please read the information in this forum about registering.

  • 5 topics
  • 1 replies
The Depression Forums Priva... - last post by Forum Admin

Our Forums Terms Of Service (TOS) & FAQ

General, system and contact information.

  • 14 topics
  • 4 replies
Depression Forums Terms Of... - last post by Lioninwinter


  Forum Stats Last Post Info

MNESN - Members Needing Extra Support Now!

Depression Forums are not a Suicide/Crisis Intervention Center. If you are in imminent danger of hurting yourself, we urge you to refer to the first section of these Forums now. You MUST get immediate professional help which we CANNOT provide.

  • 7,595 topics
  • 66,333 replies
Feel Like I'm Hanging B... - last post by Used To Be Me

Suicidal Ideation Forum

A place just to talk about your suicidal feelings ONLY.

  • 728 topics
  • 7,149 replies
I Think My Life Is Over Lmaoo - last post by Lynn1954


Any depression related topics that are GENERIC in nature and do not fall neatly into one of the disorders or medication Forums.

  • 24,973 topics
  • 221,170 replies
The Holiday Season - last post by LeBlanc


  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Abilify (aripiprazole)

Abilify (aripiprazole) is an atypical antipsychotic frequently prescribed to address mood and personality disorders.

  • 288 topics
  • 1,606 replies
How Fast Did Abilify Work F... - last post by Llll

Citalopram (Celexa) / Lexapro (Escitalopram)

Celexa (citalopram) and Lexapro (escitalopram -- each marketed under various names) are two different medications with similar origins. Both are selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) and are often prescribed for depression or anxiety related symptoms.

  • 3,469 topics
  • 25,611 replies
Unsettling Dreams On Citalo... - last post by sleepflowers

Cymbalta (duloxetine)

Cymbalta (duloxetine) is a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor (SNRI) used to treat depression, anxiety and other related symptoms.

  • 1,142 topics
  • 10,708 replies
"normal" To Feel Wo... - last post by YoungAussie

Effexor (venlafaxine) / Pristiq (desvenlafaxine)

Effexor (velafaxine) & Pristiq (desvenlafaxine) are serotonin/noradrenaline re-uptake inhibitors (SNRIs) that share a common origin but have different effects, especially regarding withdrawal.

  • 1,764 topics
  • 11,524 replies
What Are Some Situations(Li... - last post by bluegal


An effective treatment option for bipolar depression. Discuss.

  • 7 topics
  • 18 replies
Experiences With Latuda....... - last post by Cybernetic

Paxil/Seroxat (paroxetine)

Paxil (paroxetine) is a frequently prescribed selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI) often prescribed to treat depression, anxiety and other related symptoms.

  • 496 topics
  • 3,107 replies
1 Overdose Leads To Higher... - last post by yellowhorse

Prozac (fluoxetine)

Prozac (fluoxetine) is a common selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor (SSRI) often prescribed to treat depression, anxiety and other related symptoms.

  • 1,241 topics
  • 8,512 replies
Prozac Zombie Effect - last post by Dheck

Remeron (mirtazapine)

Remeron (mirtazapine) is more modern noradrenergic and specific serotonergic antidepressant (NaSSA) often prescribed to treat depression and anxiety symptoms or as a hypnotic (sleeping aid)

  • 814 topics
  • 6,119 replies
Could This Be A Withdrawal... - last post by Tinamommy

Viibryd (vilazodone)

Viibryd (vilazodone) is a selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor antidepressant (SSRI) used to treat depression, anxiety and other related symptoms.

  • 74 topics
  • 751 replies
Is This Truly A Sign Of A S... - last post by aujourlejour

Wellbutrin (bupropion)

Wellbutrin (bupropion) is often prescribed as a supplement to other antidepressant medications, especially in the U.S.

  • 2,313 topics
  • 15,814 replies
Wellbutrin/zoloft Combo... - last post by BeGoodHearted

Zoloft/Lustral (sertraline)

Zoloft (sertraline) is a selective serotonin re-uptake inhibitor used to treat depression, anxiety and other related symptoms.

  • 2,048 topics
  • 15,466 replies
Cold Sweats & Jaw Clenc... - last post by Used To Be Me

Other Depression and Anxiety Medications

This is a place to discuss medications that do not have a distinct place above.

Please do not post about any medication that has its own discussion area.

  • 3,026 topics
  • 16,795 replies
Anti-Depressants That Aren... - last post by Nissala

Medications: Posting, asking and sharing

How our medications effect us individually. Your questions answered..Our support given.

  • 1,737 topics
  • 9,689 replies
Fetzima? - last post by Jrsyone

Depression and Meds News

We may not have all the answers, but we'll give you the latest news on Depression and Meds.

  • 209 topics
  • 659 replies
7 Antidepressant Side Effec... - last post by jmg


  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Anxiety, Panic, Post Traumatic Stress Disorders, (PTSD)

  1. Dissociative Disorders

An open discussion of anxiety, panic attacks and PSTD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder)

  • 3,407 topics
  • 23,016 replies
Leaving The House - How Do... - last post by Teddy545

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)

Children & Adult. Many people use the term ADD as a generic term for all types of ADHD.

  • 338 topics
  • 1,765 replies
I Feel Like A Constant Disa... - last post by Orso

Hearing Voices and Other Borderline Psychotic Symptoms

Many people experience hearing voices or other borderline psychotic symptoms as part of their depression or mental health problems. You might know somebody who is in this situation. This is a forum in which to discuss those issues openly and without judgement.

  • 9 topics
  • 146 replies
Being Brave Enough To Post... - last post by scienceguy

Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder, also known as bipolar affective disorder, is a mental disorder characterized by periods of elevated mood and periods of depression.

  • 2,112 topics
  • 21,373 replies
Needing Some Direction...he... - last post by Toy

Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders... We are all about ED RECOVERY and are NOT in any way about pro-ana.
NO numbers, (NO weights, clothing size, BMI, calories, etc.), will be discussed.

  • 642 topics
  • 6,352 replies
So Frustrated And Angry Wit... - last post by JaLee

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - OCD

OCD sufferers enter here for a world full of understanding and answers to any of your questions

  • 796 topics
  • 12,047 replies
Unhealthy Obsession With A... - last post by urivgirl86

Personality and Other Mental Health Disorders

A discussion room for members with BPD, Schizophrenia. and other (often co-morbid) diagnoses.

  • 773 topics
  • 6,511 replies
Ocpd/perfectionism Is K*lli... - last post by Fizzle

Self Injury (SI)

This is a Forum which offers member understanding and support. Self-injury: You are NOT the only one..

  • 701 topics
  • 7,779 replies
  • Protected Forum
  • By Realreason

Substance Abuse & Recovery

Supporting each other in our fight against these addictions whether it be pain meds, antidepressants or alcohol.

  • 500 topics
  • 7,841 replies
  • Protected Forum
  • By JD4010


Coping With Loss - Bereavement and Grief.
Of hope and healing in a private area for members who are grieving for a loved one.

  • 444 topics
  • 3,552 replies
  • Protected Forum
  • By Nisemono

Other Depressive Health Disorders

Members give support and talk about a host of illnesses and the impact and effects it has in regard to Depression and Anxiety:

  • 492 topics
  • 3,894 replies
S.a.d (Seasonal Affective D... - last post by YaddahYaddahYaddah


Straightforward information and useful resources related to codependency, alcohol & drug abuse, and recovery.

  • 53 topics
  • 903 replies
  • Protected Forum
  • By Epona


  Forum Stats Last Post Info

The Relationship and Depression Forum

This is the forum to discuss your relationships, which includes all family members and how they are impacted by depression.

  • 8,311 topics
  • 64,492 replies
Im Losing My Mind From Bein... - last post by scienceguy

SAAM Forum

Sexual Assault, Abuse, Molestation (SAAM) is any undesired physical contact of a sexual nature perpetrated against another person.
This Forum is Password protected. Women need 25 quality posts to enter, Men need 50. Please contact a Moderator.

  • 276 topics
  • 1,515 replies
  • Protected Forum
  • By Fizzle


Anhedonia is essentially an absence of pleasure or reward. It is often referred to as a sense of apathy, "zombiness," or being numb.

  • 163 topics
  • 4,195 replies
Answers To Curing Anhedonia... - last post by TiaaSophia

Bullying: Emotional and Physical Abuse

Bullying is when a person or group repeatedly tries to harm someone who is weaker or who they think is weaker. Sometimes it involves direct attacks such as hitting, name calling, teasing or taunting. Sometimes it is indirect, such as spreading rumors or trying to make others reject someone. Recently, bullying has even been reported in online chat rooms and through e-mail.

  • 353 topics
  • 2,764 replies
Knowing The Full Story - last post by MrSam66

Depression and Families

  1. Parents and Children's Depression Central,
  2. Depressed and Bipolar Children,
  3. Depressed or Bipolar Moms and Dads,
  4. Mental Health: Families and Caregivers

Forums concerning depression and mental health issues for parents, children and families

  • 776 topics
  • 4,341 replies
Medication And Pregnancy - last post by BeGoodHearted

Gay, Lesbian, Bi-sexual and Transgender Issues

A safe place for GLBT members and allies to talk about how our sexual orientation and gender identity relate to depression.

  • 835 topics
  • 7,585 replies
What Is Wrong With Me? - last post by vega57

The Depression and Religion Forum

This is a Secular Forum to explore the relationship between your Depression and Spirituality. Keep your posts focused on personal support only; The Forum is not meant to proselytize or to be anyone's pulpit!
Discuss how your beliefs (or unbelief's) have helped or hindered you on your road to recovery.

  • 1,033 topics
  • 18,677 replies
Christians Facing Stigma Fo... - last post by Tinamommy



  • 868 topics
  • 5,820 replies
Emdr - last post by vmcduarte

Mental illness and stigma: Coping with the ridicule

Archaic stereotypes and discrimination are painful reminders that mental illnesses are still stigmatized.
When mental illnesses are used as labels "depressed," "schizophrenic," "manic," or "hyperactive," they can hurt.

  • 277 topics
  • 2,947 replies
Man Did This Make Me Mad - last post by Nisemono

Psych Education 101

Questions such as: Am I alone? What causes depression? how is depression treated? What is depression, OCD, anxiety, bipolar disorder or other related illneses? Does therapy help?

  • 213 topics
  • 1,811 replies
Enneagram Personality Type. - last post by neurotic_lady89

Clinical Trials Connection Plus More

DF will be bringing you Information regarding Clinical Trials, Seminars and Community Calendar Events
which are open to the public.

  • 1,478 topics
  • 0 replies
A Study To Evaluate The Eff... - last post by Forum Admin


  Forum Stats Last Post Info

The DF Water Cooler

Eclectic off topic chatter. Come hang out around the cooler with friends. Share your thoughts, relax and get to know each other. What's new in your world?

*Please respect the fact that we are PG13 rated forums and subscribe to the HONcode on the net.

  • 2,004 topics
  • 117,569 replies
First Word Game - last post by mywarmblood

One Step At A Time

What has been working for you? This is the place to come to share the positive actions you are taking towards recovery.

  • 1,412 topics
  • 45,333 replies
How Do You Feel Today? #32 - last post by GSpolar

Breaking Stories

A place to discuss current events related to depression and related illnesses.

  • 297 topics
  • 1,079 replies
A Short Summary Of My Curre... - last post by LaurynJcat

Mental health disability benefits (US/UK/CA) insurance, parity, etc.

Discussion and resources for claiming benefits, disability and advice about insurance, discrimination and related issues.

  • 324 topics
  • 1,642 replies
Is Anybody Else Here On Dis... - last post by Shawn81

Our Information Portal

Redirects you to DF's information portal

  • 37,671 Hits

Mental Health and Depression links

  • 21,580 Hits

Today's birthdays

  • Eatmorchicken222's Photo

    Eatmorchicken222 (26)

  • itsme's Photo

    itsme (44)

  • Cinfull_Angel's Photo

    Cinfull_Angel (46)

  • Just-Too's Photo

    Just-Too (49)

  • dragonchan's Photo

    dragonchan (27)

Upcoming Calendar Events


Recent Topics

  • 1,204,305 Total Posts
  • 95,126 Total Members
  • NoeJuan Newest Member
  • 13,819 Most Online

1169 users are online (in the past 15 minutes)

17 members, 1146 guests, 6 anonymous users   (See full list)

Google, Bing, Yahoo, ambiguity, dsm, googleAdSense, sairyss, callierose303, Els1e, mywarmblood, Smcine, lp44, Jules19, callisto, CherryWine, Lynn1954, urivgirl86, Urghhhhh, mayita, survival0302, Google Mobile

Members Online Today: 259

Most members ever online in one day was 1103, last accomplished on 13 Nov 2012.

The following members have visited today:
20YearsandCounting, 220lm, 4amRedLight, 6dantex6, ab75, abqscottylew, acemary, Aelysa, aga, AliceDownTheRabbitHole, alittlelostjulie, all74, AllTooHuman79, ambiguity, anatida, Andrew49571, AngelWingz, anita_123, anonym12345, AquaViolet, ARDepressed, Audrey822, AutumnSleeves, Barrier Maiden, bee90, BeGoodHearted, BettrResultsHereIHope, BettyA, bh34465, birch, bluebubble7, bluegal, blueskys_lemondrops, BooBooSan, Bradoonee, Brittasaur, brok3nlif3, buttermybiscuit, callierose303, callisto, Caretina, Catbug, Chariewings, CherryWine, chrispche, chucapabra, Con1996, connan23, crzyRN, Cupcake_girl, curler1, cyangreen, deboriole, decado, Deedee7143, demegon42, Demikun, deprimidaok, Dheck, Dico, Dolphin2013, Donaldopato, downNotOut, drumblepie, dsm, duck, dude333, ejc, elisewatson93, Els1e, emilydresar1983, empty_inside, Epictetus, Epona, extraordinary machine, f_liang_2014, Fading light, FallenStar, Farshad, fedoracore123, Ferdy, ffontaine, Finlay, Fizzle, flasquish, Follena, Forest1980, Forum Admin, georgy, GingerSnapzBack, Girly, Gisele, GloomyGabs, googleAdSense, GSpolar, Halfpint42, Handon Frypan, havehope, hazeltears, Hihhles123, hocico, Hopelessly l0st, Ianar, idkusername465, ikuu, illuminotreally, Inbetween, InfinateandDistant, JaLee, JarrodM, jasonh, Jehoikim, jessicabella, jesslynn111, jmg, Jrsyone, Jules19, justme1712, K_Pluto, Kaniro, kate33624, kgpremed11, KidSurvivor2011, Kyrie eleison, Lacewing, Lady Mozzer, LAPete2113, LaurynJcat, law055car, LeBlanc, Ledam, LGJ, LilyRain, Linaeve, Lindsay, Lioninwinter, LittleWitch, lolamn, louis2008, lp44, Lynn1954, Marie1914, Marie241, Mark250, mate568, mayita, meisje, metidiote, Michelle38, mickilynn, miek, mikeb6901, milesalcantara, mindlessbehavior, Misanthrop, mleb43, Moxie Nova, moyaash, mrwigand, mulberrypie, muskyhunter, MuttBenedict, mywarmblood, Nataya, NC86, NCB, neur0nz, nighthawk37, Nisemono, Nissala, NoeJuan, noolsg, Nopawn, nothingatall7766, ohgeesmiles, OneLastChance, Orso, outland741, ovalbugmann, Pablito, Paint Pastel Princess, Percival5, Phantastic Mirage, poopsilon, Positivenegative, psycholuigiman, PurpleStorm, queenofepic, Rahul, random alice, RatBoy, Realreason, rebelgirl, Remove, renee2, rhayes45, rhyl, Rudinsky, sabishikunaru, saint, sairyss, Sally55, salparadise6132, sarahschrad, scienceguy, Seeker2, SenorDomino, shahzaib85, Shawn81, SheniSobber, Shrgalam, silenthunder, silverlining_92, Slashy1, sleepflowers, Smcine, soakedkitty, sobergal, Somethingwitty, spinalcracker, squeakels, steellord414, Steve P, StillWatersAreDeep, struggling to live, sunnierdays2, survival0302, Sverre, Swamlock, teasips, Teddy545, The Unforgiven, The_Unwanted, TheBecoming, thebrokenone, Thel, thistoowillpass, Thxmas, TiaaSophia, Tinamommy, TopekaK, Toy, Tranquilityascend, Tungsten Aromatics, Twilight Sky, Urghhhhh, urivgirl86, Used To Be Me, vaktmester, vega57, vrdavis1996, Waffles, wee_megz, WILSON111, Winston Smith, womanofthelight, Wrenn84, YaddahYaddahYaddah, ZoeyAutumn