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Suicidal Ideation Forum

A place just to talk about your suicidal feelings ONLY.

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Abilify (aripiprazole)

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

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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.

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Cymbalta (duloxetine)

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

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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.

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An effective treatment option for bipolar depression. Discuss.

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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.

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Prozac (fluoxetine)

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

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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)

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Viibryd (vilazodone)

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

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Wellbutrin (bupropion)

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

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Zoloft/Lustral (sertraline)

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

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Other Depression and Anxiety Medications

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

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Medications: Posting, asking and sharing

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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)

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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.

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Bipolar Disorder

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

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Eating Disorders

Eating Disorders... We are all about ED RECOVERY and are NOT in any way about pro-ana.
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Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - OCD

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

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Personality and Other Mental Health Disorders

A discussion room for members with PD/BPD/PTSD plus DID and Schizophrenia. These are some of the disorders that co-exist, often feeding off of one another.

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Self Injury (SI)

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

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Coping With Loss - Bereavement and Grief.
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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:

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

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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.

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SAAM Forum

Sexual Assault, Abuse, Molestation (SAAM) is any undesired physical contact of a sexual nature perpetrated against another person, which is for and about women.

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

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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DF will be bringing you Information regarding Clinical Trials, Seminars and Community Calendar Events
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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.

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Breaking Stories

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

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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.

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