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mental health

  1. stellatae

    (vent) Mental Illness is exhausting.

    Hi everyone, before I get into it I wanted to put some trigger warnings just in case. Additionally, I read the forum rules, but if I missed one or just messed up, please let me know! tw: depression, anxiety, ADHD, OCD, cancer, tumour, chronic illness. I'm not the best at wording things, and...
  2. David Drake

    Spectrum Theatre Ensemble presents One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    There's no Theatre subforum so I'm putting this shameless plug here. Anyone in the Southern New England area is invited to come see me in my company's neurodiverse production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, playing Thursday-Saturday throughout August. Here is the website where you can...
  3. Orb

    Autonomy and Mental illness

    So, a foreword before getting into the matter at hand. I have an undiagnosed psychotic illness, and I currently have no mental health professional following me. I'm not in school, training or work because of an incredibly mishandled CPS case, which left me incarcerated for nearly a year without...
  4. Tulok


    So I have managed to let my anxiety get the best of me and now I'm stuck at home being more depressed. I was wondering if anyone relates and if being a furry helped?
  5. Sarachaga


    I'd like to open this thread because this is an issue that I don't get to discuss much irl. I suffer from anxiety, specifically a panic disorder, which means I get panic attacks on a regular basis, every two weeks or so. I think it'd be good to have a place to discuss our experiences with this...
  6. Yakamaru

    Healthy Mental/Psychological/Physical Exercises

    Disclaimer: This thread is not an A vs B vs C vs X(X in this case being whatever number of ideas/suggestions/advice we get in here) thread. This is an A + B + C + X thread with ideas, advice and suggestions on how to do healthy exercises from various different people. This is also not a specific...
  7. Water Draco

    Fight or flight simmering to close to the surface.

    It was a post in another forum thread by another forum member that prompted me to create this thread. The intention is to discuss when you find yourself in the situation where either the fight, flight or both are sitting too close to the surface. Personally I have been struggling with this...
  8. N

    Take a Breath

    This is a rant thread. Feel free to talk about whatever problems come to come to your mind. For me, it's mostly physical/mental health related. I suffer from back pain and migraines virtually every day, and it's come to the point where I feel like it's worsening my depression. I've seen...
  9. CatTheHyena

    Advice on going to a psychiatrist/therapist

    Ok so first off I'm sorry but this is gonna be long winded. So I've been looking into going to a psychiatrist or therapist for the past few months now. I have some pretty bad anxiety. I've managed it fairly well up until about 2 years ago and its only gotten worse in the past 6 months or so to...
  10. Skychickens

    Rant thread solved

    EDIT: Long story short: This was a disaster but it all worked out in the end. If you're curious, send me a note we can chat. Turns out, I didn't know my wife had managed to get a savings set up and I ended up putting in two weeks. It may get a little rough for awhile but at least I have a...
  11. Keroki

    Species : The soul wolves

    Hello dear furs! I’m happy to announce that my species the soul Wolves is now open to apply! It is a species made to raise awareness and support mental disorders and emotional difficulties. I hope to help many furs to create a fursona they can connect and express themselves with in a more...
  12. Shoiyo

    Furry Mental Health?

    Hey everybody. So I got to thinking with this community of ours, and although we are tight-knit and supportive, I was wondering are there any specific groups or sites dedicated to helping the mental health of the furry community, and if not... Why not? There's plenty of us out there with...
  13. Moses S

    Furry Research - Participants Needed

    Hey Everyone My name is Moses Simpson and I'm a Masters student from the University of Waikato, in New Zealand and I'm looking to get some participants for our research into the mental health and protective factors of the furry community. I thought I would share my research poster/link here...
  14. lonely_bloody_wolf

    My life feels empty

    I just feel like there's not enough in my life for me to be happy. Don't get me wrong, I like to be happy... I'm not one of those people who's emo or whatnot just to get attention. If anything I end up keeping it to myself 90% of the time. It's even more infuriating when depression makes you...