Anxiety – the full story
Ready to go back on meds…but need to narrow down options first
Need advice Switching to Effexor XR from Lexapro
If you are depressed, how to tell and when to get help
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If you are depressed, how to tell and when to get help

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heart10Depression is a well-studied condition that has tested and effective therapeutic modalities   October is Depression Awareness Month. Major depression is one of the most common mental illnesses, affecting more than 16 million American adults each year. If you are feeling suicidal, help is available. Call the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 800/273-8255, or visit suicidepreventionlifeline.org.

 

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I Hate Being Black!

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Posted Tuesday at 06:16 PM  by AkilahS, So let me start off by saying this; I’m a black woman who spends way too much time on the internet. I have a tendency to obsess over things online that I find distressing. Lately I’ve been researching ancient African civilizations, trying to figure out if Egypt and Nubia or The Aksumite Kingdom, in Ethiopia, was run and built by black people. There’s just so much information online going against me, like DNA studies showing the Egyptians were more Semitic.

 

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I Don’t Have The Courage To Put Myself Out There

by GhostInTheShellx · Every time I leave the house lately, I see a ton of women my age. All I can think to myself is “Why would I ever be a good match for anyone”.  I don’t have the courage to put myself out there.  I feel that most people are out of my league, because I do not fit the textbook definitions of suitability as a partner. But I do feel a strong sense of loneliness. I often crave some kind of intimacy, somewhere where I finally feel like I belong. In my 23 years of life, I have not fit in anywhere.

 

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Ready to go back on meds…but need to narrow down options first

Posted by strangebird Sept 10, 2018  Hi, I’m ready to go back on meds but need to feel informed before I meet with the doctor about the right options for me. First, history: I’m 38F with a long history of anxiety and depression. When I was 16 I had an amazing response to zoloft but after 1.5 years, it stopped working. I tried prozac, elavil, paxil, wellbutrin, effexor back around my early 20s/late teens and most had negative side effects for me and very few benefits.

 

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Need advice Switching to Effexor XR from Lexapro

Needing some  guidance and direction!

by JW1119   Hi everyone, I need some advice and encouragement. Long story short I’ve been on lexapro for about 6 years for severe anxiety with agoraphobia, panic disorder, and mild depression. Started at 10 which worked pretty good for some time then 20mg for the past year.

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