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Hi. I would like to talk to people who suffer with anxiety. I have never spoken to someone with this problem before just doctors and phycologists. I have had a setback due to my dumb brain I stopped taking my meds and that was a mistake. I’m now dealing with anxiety most of the time and it is very hard. Life becomes unbearable when you are scared all the time. I’m waiting on some help from the anxiety disorder clinic but I just wanted to reach out to anyone who would like to chat and maybe give me some hope that one day I will live a better life. Thanks
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Hi there,

Welcome! We are so grateful that you decided to reach out here. This is a really warm, understanding community and we think it's really great that you were able to open up here.

Hopefully a few of our community members will pop by soon to offer some words of support and advice. In the meantime Here’s some pages from around the Beyond Blue site that you might like to look at:

Thanks again for sharing. We’re here to listen and offer support, and you never know how your story might help someone else

Kind regards,

Sophie M

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Hi Rossi1968,

Wellcome to our forums!

Im sorry you are feeling this way.

Are you back on your meds now?

Please know there is hope and you can recover from what you are going through.

I suffered with severe anxiety OCD the anxiety I felt was unbearable at times but I pushed forward every day….

Im now recovered from this condition thanks to the help I received from health professionals……. my severe anxiety is gone.

I did a group therapy for the anxiety disorder I was going through I did it at a clinic that specialised in OCD. This therapy gave me all the tools I needed to master my OCD.

Hang in there yes…….. there is a better life out there waiting for you.

Just keep seeing health professionals.

Thanks for your reply I really appreciate it. I’m back on my meds but they say this takes some time. Also waiting on a reply from an anxiety disorder clinic. Fingers crossed

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Yes antidepressants usually take about 6 weeks to work fully so hang in there….

I hope you hear from the clinic soon…..

I believe therapy and meds go hand in hand.

Hi rossi1968 welcome to the forums and if you ever need to chat I’m here for you ok 🤗. I’ve not been officially diagnosed with anything yet but my psychologist has mentioned that not only do I have general anxiety and social anxiety but depression (clinical depression) to.

I just need some hope right now. I’ve gone to work today and I’m not good I just keep thinking why this is happening to me.

Hey mate. I feel like I’m the only person dealing with this. Not that true but it feels that way.

Dear Rossi1968,

It sounds like things have been very rough morning and that you have little to no support around you. It’s almost no wonder you're feeling the way you are. It takes a lot of strength to share what’s happening for you and reach out to our online community and we’re glad that you have.
We hope that you find our forums to be a safe and supportive space to talk through your thoughts and feelings. Our community is here for you, we trust that our online members will stop by to provide some support. 

We want you to know that there is always additional support available to you, whether it's from our professional mental health counsellors Beyond Blue (available 24/7 on 1300 22 4636) or our friends at Lifeline (13 11 14) or the Suicide Call Back Service (1300 659 467).

I wish I could talk to someone that has had these problems and managed to overcome them. Talking to a real person would be very nice