Mental Health Awareness

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My test anxiety and fear of failure is so bad and I truly think it’s what’s held me back from getting the CPA done. but i’m at a point where I need and want to do it. any tips? I have diagnosed

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I have generalized anxiety. I find that I have to immediately respond to emails that I can quickly reply to. if it doesn’t require much work i’ll open my laptop to reply even if it’s not urgent

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I'm a recovering alcoholic. Turns out my alcoholism was covering up a mood disorder and PTSD for about 12 years... In this industry people think I'm crazy/dramatic when I ask for what I need... Cont

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has anyone taken strattera for adhd?

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There’s a scene in the 3rd season of the west wing where josh is talking to Leo about wanting to go away on vacation to Tahiti with a woman he’s dating. Josh is reluctant to take time off, as a lot..

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My job and how the people behave with me at work heavily affects me and I don’t know how not to be so affected by it all. I try not to be but my body automatically gets into this mode that I can’t see

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We are trying to do a mental health awareness campaign in the office to educate people, start to break the stigma around mental health, and inform people of the resources available to them. Advice??

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Ever feel like quitting just to take the weight off your shoulders? Struggled with depression and anxiety for years. I now spend most of my days fantasizing of leaving, especially before busy season.

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I am so reluctant to seek help. I hate my job. I have constant anxiety and loss of hope as it relates to any personal goals. I know i need to talk to someone. Contd...

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I self medicated anxiety and PTSD for years with alcohol, but recently completely stopped. I am on medication to help anxiety but I struggle constantly to focus and my work suffers. Any tips?

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Has anyone gone through intensive outpatient therapy for eating disorder? How did you balance work? How did you tell your manager? TIA!

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What meditation techniques have worked for beginners?

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Anyone know the process to go on disability leave for Severe Anxiety, depression and PTSD? I have no tolerance for stress anymore and am having constant anxiety attacks. Is it very hard to do it?

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Has anyone tried The Genius Brand Joy vitamin/supplement for anxiety/depression? Claims to reduce stress and is largely made up SAMe and vitamin B. Would love to hear people’s exp before trying it

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Been having a rough few months. What do you folks do to think more positively and to deal with the stress mentality.

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Struggling with severe anxiety, can’t function at work or home. I am taking Xanax at least 3 times a day and it’s getting worse. Considering taking disability leave, anyone else do this?

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Want to get tested for ADD but I am hesitant because of the cost.. Currently on HSA plan, should I switch plan? What's the cost effective way to do it

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I'm struggling with the impact of mental health on my marriage. We both have mental health issues, but his depression has been bad for a while now. con't

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Thinking about quitting without a job lined up, just for the sake of my mental health. I should note I already tried to take leave and that didn’t work. Has anyone done this before?

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Does anyone else just have days that they feel more deeply depressed than others? Do you take a sick day to just take a step back and breathe?

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