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Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 12
   Posted 1/3/2007 6:59 AM (GMT -6)   
hello, everyone. i'm neww to this forum... i am a relativley young teen... 17 years old. and I just got diagnosed with a depression and anxiety disorder..with a little OCD thrown in there haha...
uhmm... I came here to meet people who know that I'm going through, to help other people when I can, and I like new friends so thats good, too.
i love music. thats my life, basically.
so yep. thats me haha =]

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Date Joined Dec 2005
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   Posted 1/3/2007 8:23 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Famous
Welcome to the forum. This is a great place for you to vent,ask questions and give your input for other members that are in need.
I have a 16 year old son that is bipolar,I feel so bad for him because I remember how hard my teen years were.
Did the doctor put you on any meds? Are you going to regular counseling?

Good luck
Chronic Depression, Panic Attacks,Anxiety Attacks,Anorexia

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Date Joined Oct 2005
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   Posted 1/3/2007 10:51 AM (GMT -6)   

Hi famous, Welcome to healing well, we are most happy to have you join us here.  I hope you do find this site a safe place to share your experiances and return to often.  There are many suportive people here always willing to lend a helping hand and can relate in many ways.  :-)

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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 119
   Posted 1/3/2007 5:13 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Famous,

I am a little I am 44 and have major depression with several other things mixed into the cocktail. It is great that you have learned what is going on and are getting help now. It definately will not "just go away." I went that route :(......and would not advise it......

Hope you have a good evening

 "I was always looking outside myself for strength and confidence, but it comes from within. It is there all the time."
– Anna Freud

Major Depression, Anxiety/Panic Disorder, ADHD, Binge Eating Disorder, PTSD, Degenerative Disc Disease (post Fusion),  Osteoarthritis, Fibromyalgia,  Restless Leg Syndrome, Migraine Syndrome, Interstitial Cystitis, IBS, GERD


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Date Joined Sep 2006
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   Posted 1/3/2007 5:35 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi have come to the right place for a friendly supportive bunch of people..well done ~ reaching out for help takes courage! love there's a good you write your own? can you immerse yourself in your music and forget the world - I can do that with my helps greatly as a distraction from you belong to a band? do you sing or play a musical instrument?
Lots of questions I know..
Take good care.

New Member

Date Joined Jan 2007
Total Posts : 12
   Posted 1/4/2007 7:11 AM (GMT -6)   

wow thank you everyone so much for your responses =]

to answer all your questions: I am going to therapy once a week, but I don't really know how well it is working... My parents are pretty anti-medication so my therapist suggested an herbal pill called St. Johns Wort which is a mood enhancer, so I've been taking that for...a month now? Maybe a little less. But I think it does help... I want to get on actual medicene, though because sometimes the pill doesn't work and I feel so horrible... I want something that'll work all the time. I'm also looking into NueroFeedback [has anyone heard of this?]

And I do play guitar, piano and I sing in my school choir. I've never been able to write my own stuff though... Also, I am not in a band but I've always wanted to be. I don't think I'm good enough.

i'm really happy to be here, thanks everyone <3

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