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Date Joined Jul 2010
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   Posted 7/14/2010 11:56 PM (GMT -6)   
Hello all, this is my first post on here. I go by Che, 20yrs.
I suffer from depression and anxiety, but anxiety for me is worse. I take no medication for either. The negative experiences I had with medication back when I was 16 have turned me off of meds of sorts. Basically my anxiety is paranoia I suppose. I get real nervous when I run around my neighborhood, seeing the same car twice freaks me out, heart starts beating like crazy whenever I'm in a new social setting, get those "someone's following me" feelings, etc etc.

Anywho, I just wanted to introduce myself. Knowing that you all probably have had similar experiences is comforting since my support system is limited--none of them have suffered with anxiety.

Hope to talk to you all soon,

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   Posted 7/15/2010 7:47 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Che n welcome to HW
yes i know many that deal with the same issues you do and some have used CBT
There is a thread here about cbt and its prob worth taking a look at

The support n caring is second to none here..
im so glad you found us n hope you will become an active member here
i know more will be along to give input n welcome you
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