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. Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.                                                                            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. Services are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

View the latest news : Schizophrenia Medication

Welcome back; your last visit was: Today, 03:44 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’Re Feeling Suicidal,... - 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!

  • 8,677 topics
  • 55,048 replies
Hi Everyone. - last post by survivingdepression1


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.

  • 7,261 topics
  • 63,455 replies
Done With It All - last post by Readytothrowinthetowel

Suicidal Ideation Forum

A place just to talk about your suicidal feelings ONLY.

  • 518 topics
  • 5,121 replies
Broken Heart, Alone, And Ho... - last post by in the shadows


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

  • 23,581 topics
  • 196,705 replies
I've Given Up Whatever... - last post by Swamlock


  Forum Stats Last Post Info

Abilify (aripiprazole)

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

  • 272 topics
  • 1,523 replies
Lexapro - last post by rinnnatajacc14

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.

  • 3,360 topics
  • 24,224 replies
Please Help - last post by Redd92

Cymbalta (duloxetine)

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

  • 1,113 topics
  • 10,567 replies
Off Cymbalta 2 Months And T... - last post by Ronnie

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.

  • 1,710 topics
  • 11,270 replies
Effexor 6 Weeks On-My Exper... - last post by gonamath


An effective treatment option for bipolar depression. Discuss.

  • 4 topics
  • 9 replies
Latuda - last post by Smcine

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.

  • 484 topics
  • 3,078 replies
How Severe Are/were The Sex... - last post by smithci

Prozac (fluoxetine)

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

  • 1,201 topics
  • 8,371 replies
Psychiatrist Increased Proz... - last post by Shimrit29

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)

  • 789 topics
  • 6,005 replies
Skin Rashes - last post by Greg_the_poet

Viibryd (vilazodone)

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

  • 71 topics
  • 746 replies
Viibryd? - last post by dante1231

Wellbutrin (bupropion)

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

  • 2,226 topics
  • 15,406 replies
Citalopram And Bupropion. M... - last post by lildude

Zoloft/Lustral (sertraline)

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

  • 1,937 topics
  • 14,704 replies
Back On Zoloft.... - last post by Ixeua

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.

  • 2,958 topics
  • 16,371 replies
Can My Seroquel Or My Conce... - last post by HopeButterfly

Medications: Posting, asking and sharing

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

  • 1,657 topics
  • 9,468 replies
I Want To Ask My Doctor... - last post by freckledface

Depression and Meds News

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

  • 202 topics
  • 618 replies
Suicide risk does not incre... - last post by T on C


  Forum Stats Last Post Info

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

An open discussion of Anxiety and Panic attacks - PTSD

  • 3,235 topics
  • 22,011 replies
Ptsd From Loss. - last post by roseyssassafras

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD/ADD)

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

  • 322 topics
  • 1,696 replies
Could Anyone Give Me An Opi... - last post by Fizzle


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

  • 424 topics
  • 3,409 replies
  • Protected Forum
  • By in the shadows

Bipolar Disorder

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

  • 2,067 topics
  • 21,205 replies
Which type are you? - last post by QuietHeartbeat

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.

  • 623 topics
  • 6,223 replies
Sweets Control My Life - last post by Fizzle

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder - OCD

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

  • 769 topics
  • 10,594 replies
Unhealthy Obsession With A... - last post by mp3

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:

  • 480 topics
  • 3,772 replies
Pcos - last post by mcpherson1997

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.

  • 745 topics
  • 6,200 replies
Ptsd And Using Seroquel 50M... - last post by T on C

Self Injury (SI)

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

  • 688 topics
  • 7,605 replies
  • Protected Forum
  • By in the shadows

Substance Abuse & Recovery

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

  • 494 topics
  • 7,312 replies
  • Protected Forum
  • By sober4life


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.

  • 8,008 topics
  • 62,191 replies
How To Deal With Lost Youth... - last post by RatBoy

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.

  • 258 topics
  • 1,377 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.

  • 116 topics
  • 3,866 replies
Alternative Treatment For A... - last post by Waluu

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.

  • 331 topics
  • 2,539 replies
Mom Emotionally Abuses 27 Y... - last post by cbcc77

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

  • 753 topics
  • 4,273 replies
Suggestions/advice - last post by Fizzle

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.

  • 815 topics
  • 7,451 replies
How Do You Identify Yourself? - last post by QuietHeartbeat

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.

  • 1,006 topics
  • 18,334 replies
  • Protected Forum
  • By gandolfication


Psychotherapy — often referred to as talk therapy — addresses troubling symptoms and emotions using psychological techniques rather than, or along with, medication or other physical approaches.

There are many theories and styles of psychotherapy, but the two most popular forms are psychodynamic therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy.

  • 812 topics
  • 5,459 replies
Experiences With Dialectica... - last post by gandolfication

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.

  • 259 topics
  • 2,821 replies
"i Don't Believe In... - last post by neurotic_lady89

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?

  • 207 topics
  • 1,814 replies
Cognitive Traps - last post by Phantastic Mirage

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.

  • 1,418 topics
  • 0 replies
The Island Study: Insula As... - 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.

  • 1,937 topics
  • 94,703 replies
  • Protected Forum
  • By SoulSurvivor

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.

  • 1,347 topics
  • 43,717 replies
How Do You Feel Today #31 - last post by shio

Breaking Stories

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

  • 284 topics
  • 1,050 replies
40 Million Prescriptions In... - last post by ryella

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.

  • 313 topics
  • 1,598 replies
Dds Troubles - last post by Sheepwoman

Our Information Portal

Redirects you to DF's information portal

  • 34,116 Hits

Mental Health and Depression links

  • 17,894 Hits

Upcoming Calendar Events


Recent Topics

  • 1,125,374 Total Posts
  • 91,183 Total Members
  • Owen1346675 Newest Member
  • 13,819 Most Online

805 users are online (in the past 15 minutes)

10 members, 788 guests, 7 anonymous users   (See full list)

Google, Bing, Yahoo, googleAdSense, freckledface, salparadise6132, Girly, SoulSurvivor, Tungsten Aromatics, Groot, shio, Swamlock, Alexa, Google Mobile, Hertz

Members Online Today: 306

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

The following members have visited today:
1056, 20YearsandCounting, 28lonely17, 34Apollonia, AAC2015, ac1991, Aelysa, afflicted, all121, allalone6, alonerlivingalone, anonymousaccount31, APFSDS, apocrin, AquaViolet, ardentpax, Arelem, Audrey822, Barrier Maiden, benjamiin, bigmike092, blah whatever, bluegal, Bolt_On, Bring Me To Life, bronte, Bubblehead, Bubulle, Caelum, CallaLily, callierose303, Camellia, carukia, cazoo, Chippyman, chrisel, chucapabra, clarab, clink, CoffeeAddict103, Cupcake_girl, curly10, DarkRain, davidstone32, dead4_Aday, DeepBlueDream, Denise17, DMorgan, Dolphin2013, DonnySparko, dreamer19861, dsm, duck, dude333, dusk25, dysfunctionallysane, Element, Elicia, eliotstreet, Els1e, emilio215, enickols, Epictetus, Epona, Epoxyman, estrauss, FarmerSmith, feelinglostagain, Fizzle, flasquish, Forum Admin, fragileflower, freckledface, GAJ123, gandolfication, Ga_eul, gbrown254, gentle sun, Girly, Gisèle, Givi, GoldenOne, googleAdSense, Greg_the_poet, Groot, Handon Frypan, harveyblank, Heather89, henrithecat, hermitical, Hertz, hkc9591, hleigh, Hope2BbetterSoon, HopeButterfly, IanHulett, ICanSpellThornwell, icantevencreateanusername, Icarus21, idkusername465, idudeus, Ifonly, imaman, Impermanence, in the shadows, Inbetween, incognitoburrito, InfinateandDistant, iskaral, IVAX, Ixeua, jaiho, JaLee, jasonh, JD4010, JGF, jhall376, jmartluna, jmg, Joa, JohnL, juice101, jules07870, Jules19, justaguy13, JustJoe78, JZM787, Kabuto, Kanra, katalinaa1818, Kettlety, kirkwuk, KittyBoops, Lady Mozzer, Lady Slothbottom, LaurynJcat, Laylian, layourhead, LeBlanc, Letitgo77, LGJ, LifeisStrange123, lildude, LilyRain, Lindsay, Lioninwinter, LonelyHiker, lonesomeroad, losing_hope, lostindarkness, lostplanet, lp44, LucyM, Lurker00, lyninca, maginno, majorcjefferson, ManOnMission, Mark250, Masassi, Mavigo, Maxx55, mbbb, mcneima, Meer, Metal_Falcon_351, midget, Mikayla, mikeb6901, MikeThealien, Millie71, minh, minnesotadespair, Misanthrop, miss_blondie, mleb43, mmoose, Mona, Moogie, moonlightride, morelostthanfound, mp3, namelessangel, Nataya, nele023, neurotic_lady89, newbysgirl, nighthawk37, Nikita80, NorthBay8, NorthernStar, Nosering10, ohgosh, Old Dirt Road, Onelightburning, onmyown, Owen1346675, patos90, pen4alex, Phantastic Mirage, Pharaoh, progress, PuaOlena, pullingittogether, PurplePanda999, PurpleStorm, PutABirdOnIt, QuietHeartbeat, radiohead, rame49, Randle McMurphy, randomnzguy, RatBoy, Rattler6, RBP, Readytothrowinthetowel, Redd92, ReggieSherman, RikuKH, Riley5, rinnnatajacc14, RJays7, roseyssassafras, rosie_lee, Rudinsky, Ruth4k, sabishikunaru, SadBirdie, salparadise6132, Sami9173, Saraielle, scienceguy, Scotch22, Sewingboy, SFChristianGirl, sffar18, Shawn81, Shila88, Shimrit29, shio, Shrgalam, skblue, skymint, sleepflowers, SloStang, sloth, Smcine, smithci, sober4life, somethingswrong, SoulSurvivor, Southerngal410, SpaceAce, Spellbinderbel, Staccato, steellord414, Stephaniej12112, stolenmile, stressedmum, Stroodlepuff, struggling to live, SufferInSilence, survival0302, survivalist123, survivingdepression1, Sw48, Swamlock, Tailspin71, tami83, technonyc, Teddy545, The Metradome Hasmath, thebatman, TheBecoming, thebrokenone, thewalkingdepressed, The_Unwanted, Thimble, tiffanyl77, tommyshelby, tommyshelby02, Torchwood, Tracyanne38, trinidaddeedee, Troubledkitty, Tungsten Aromatics, TwentyTwo, Twilight Sky, vega57, Vinnie, Vlad the Inhaler, waawin, Waffles, WalterMitty, Waluu, warlordix, wee_megz, whatchagonnado, whit0619, Winston Smith, Wrenn84, wtg43rd, Xinafoate, xrecklessheartx, ZenDarling, zenzang