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If a company offers free session with mental counselors and therapists as benefits, do you think this would be an indicative that the work can be bad for you? I know some insurance benefits provide i… more

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I was prescribed Prozac a week ago, but haven’t been able to get myself to take it. I am scared about long term side effects / permanent changes to my brain chemicals. I have read many horror stories … more

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Does anyone have GERD/acid reflux from anxiety? Seems like it’s worse whenever I have really bad anxiety :(

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made a mistake, left my job for another and it didn’t pan out. took the first offer that came my way to make ends meet but after a week i know i will hate this place bc of the expected time commitment… more

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What are you grateful for today? I finally slept well after ages. This is a good feeling. Thank you.

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I am 35 years old, and I threw my desktop keyboard at my monitor and broke both. I did this because I was playing a videogame and I didnt finish the level I needed to in the correct amount of time. I… more

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Depression meds made me anxious. Anxiety meds made me depressed. I hate this😭

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Any good therapists in the nyc area that you guys could recommend? Just had my first therapy session and went well but realized it wasn’t out of network and therefore expensive

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I’ve been taking my friends’ adderall equivalents and they’ve been amazing. Do I ask my psychiatrist to prescribe even tho I’m not adhd/add? (Currently on ssris)

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Any tips for someone who discounts good feedback but heavily focuses on the opportunities to improve? So much that I have a fear of getting fired despite receiving overall good feedback. I started a… more

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I feel like every time people talk to me, they can tell there's something a little off about me. I just joined a new job, and all the other people in my class are getting along really well w our o… more

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Upped my anti depressant dosage a month ago. Didn’t know that extreme anxiety, aggression, etc were potential side effects if the dose is too high. Got in a lot of fights with people. Now that I am of… more

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Just having a hard time lately with depression and anxiety which I believe is mostly related to work . Been on meds sporadically over the last 20 yrs. buspar and Paxil which seem to work okay ( no sid… more

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I’ve been on Adderall IR for awhile and just got prescribed Zoloft by my doctor today. Anyone have experience taking both meds? (Asking because I was taking Adderall and Lexapro together years ago an… more

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Hi friends. In the happiest 5 year relationship ever. Then suddenly my boyfriend breaks and held my prior anxiety and panic attacks against me. He yelled at me in a way I’ve never experienced. He’s al… more

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Supplements folks recommended to control anxiety?

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I’ve been miserable at work lately, and dreading the 3 hour commute that would be returning.. on top of working 10 hours a day. Have had zero luck on interviews until today, where I got a job offer. M… more

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Currently on STD leave for mental health. Been going through sessions with a psychiatrist and a counselor. On lexapro and hydroxyzine for anxiety and depression. Still can’t get over the fear of going… more

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I can’t do this job anymore. I hate the fact that I’m an immigrant.

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FaceID is so used to my depression that it doesn’t even recognize me on the rate occasions I smile. I hate my life.

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I find it so disheartening how replaceable people are these days.

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I haven’t worked with a therapist before but know I’m totally burnt out and need some time off from work. Has anyone successfully started a relationship with a therapist and gotten their support to do… more

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Time and time again lately, the people in my life whom I really care about have shown me just how little they care about me. Really hurts, and I’m having a hard time coping.

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Pulled myself off project this week after it’s made me unable to to get out of bed until 5min before 9. Not worth it for my mental and physical health

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Sigh 😔 was doing good for the past 2 months, even stopped seeing my therapist after 13 months together. But this week and last week depression just at an all time high. I’m cripplingly tired and have… more

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There have been many positive changes in my life and while I feel better, at the same time I am scared of losing it soon. Changed to a job that has better culture and aligns with my goals, got more ac… more

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I was promoted this cycle. I should be excited and happy and everyone around me is for me. But I just feel crippled with anxiety that I won’t be good enough. :(

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Been prescribed Lexapro but can’t get myself to take it. Can anyone share their experience?

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How do you all deal with loneliness? My roommates have been gone a lot this summer during the weekends and I’ve been struggling to cope.

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For those who say that no job is worth placing your health (physical/mental) at risk, what was the biggest sign or line crossed, that made you quit a job?

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My brother is being committed because of severe OCD and delusions/hallucinations of hurting himself and the people around him. He has no life and has trouble leaving the house. About 10 years ago he f… more

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Does anyone have financial anxiety ? I realize I have a toxic relationship with money, maybe because I just started my career (I’m 26yo). But when it comes to spending, I get anxious. I did everything… more

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Depression has me living in a haze that not even caffeine can help with any more. I can barely get through 1-2 tasks per day for work and I fear that I am falling behind. Any ideas on what to do?

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Any psychologist/psychiatrist recommendation to seek therapy for ADHD and anxiety? I also want to get behavioral treatment to overcome these issues with or without medication. New York City or queens … more

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Best way to find a GAD therapist? Go through insurance or no?

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I despise my job and experience extreme cognitive dissonance between the work I’m doing and my values - what are your thoughts on quitting without something lined up? I’ve only been here a short time … more

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For those who have been diagnosed with GAD, has therapy with a psychiatrist helped? Which prescriptions should one stay away from? Are any of you on medical marijuana? I am trying to determine options… more

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I seriously need someone to talk to

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My life is falling apart. I feel lost and just want to hit pause to fix things. Lack of work life balance has taken its toll on my family. My wife wants out, says my attempts to change careers are mea… more

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