Depression/ Bipolar Support


Depression/ Bipolar Support

Support group for those dealing with Depression/ Bipolar conditions.

Members: 134
Latest Activity: Oct 14


I deal with depression on a daily basis. I am also bipolar.

I've found that , in most areas, the only support offered is Faith based. Something I do not like.

Post how you deal with depression, or bipolar "disorder". If you take medications that work for you tell us. If you take some that don't work or have side effects let us know.

You are not alone.

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Getting Worse...

Started by Ari. Last reply by Axcella Marie Zelensky Sep 9. 4 Replies

Feeling alone

Started by Physeter. Last reply by Belle Rose Sep 5. 1 Reply

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Comment by W Robb aka Lmale on October 4, 2014 at 2:24pm
Im an athiest with depression because my life sucks but i consider myself semi polar. Its like bi polar but i dont get the high i swing between suicidal and normal.
Im on meds them plus the fear from not knowing ehat will happen when i die keeps me going.
That and the hope that someone will buy one of my inventions just a bit of money will sort everything out for me its like normality is juuuuust out of reach.
Im also an amputee that does not help.
Comment by Deva Wolf on September 29, 2014 at 12:44pm

I have a therapist that I can consult and she knows that I'm an atheist (I've gotten the feeling she is too). I suffer from schizoaffective disorder and also major depression. So far, I've taken Prozac, abilify and Effexor... none have helped. Mostly talking about how I feel helps to an extent. Good luck to you.

Comment by Belle Rose on August 23, 2014 at 6:25pm
Hey Demitrius, I feel you. I know what you're going through....keep your head up ;)
Comment by Demetrius Alcala on August 23, 2014 at 4:59pm

If anyone reads this and has steam, please add me. I'd love to talk to some other people.

It sucks having major depression and getting no help. When I try to get support from most my friends those people don't understand what it's like. They live good lives; I don't.

Comment by Unseen on August 13, 2014 at 1:54pm

Belle, I called it clinical depression because it required medical and psychological help. I don't think "major depression" was a term I heard back then, which would be about 25 years ago.

Comment by Dan on August 13, 2014 at 12:12pm

I just posted the differences in a post above. I even start to glaze over when the Dr tries to explain it to me.

Comment by Christopher Prokes on August 13, 2014 at 2:44am

Belle Rose, What used to be called clinical depression is now called major depression. They are the same, although there was, and is, many different types of this disease.

Comment by Belle Rose on August 13, 2014 at 2:14am
Unseen, do you think your depression was circumstantial? Also, do you know if clinical and major depression are the same thing?
Comment by Unseen on August 12, 2014 at 9:46pm

Adding to what I just said, when my depression ended, it was like becoming un-lost. Like gradually figuring out where I was and the way home.

Comment by Unseen on August 12, 2014 at 9:43pm

Not depressed now. Well, not in a clinical way, just when it's appropriate. When someone who hasn't experienced clinical depression wonders what it's like. I tell them "I think the best comparison you can relate to is that it's like being lost. Lost in your own mind."


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Getting Worse...

Started by Ari. Last reply by Axcella Marie Zelensky Sep 9. 4 Replies

Feeling alone

Started by Physeter. Last reply by Belle Rose Sep 5. 1 Reply

Types of depression

Started by Dan. Last reply by Physeter Aug 15. 4 Replies

Loss of sense of purpose

Started by Anjo Bautista. Last reply by Karl Terrell Nightshade Jun 21. 26 Replies

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