Where can I talk to people who also have mental health issues?

Watch
Mruczega
Badges: 13
Rep:
?
#1
Report Thread starter 1 year ago
#1
I don't really want any advice. I guess I just want someone to talk to and relate to. TSR is more of a general website and I would rather not bombard people who come here for school related stuff with stuff like this. So are there any websites where people talk about that with others?
0
reply
Ciel.
Badges: 21
Rep:
?
#2
Report 1 year ago
#2
(Original post by Mruczega)
I don't really want any advice. I guess I just want someone to talk to and relate to. TSR is more of a general website and I would rather not bombard people who come here for school related stuff with stuff like this. So are there any websites where people talk about that with others?
Ugh, don't. Mental health forums are usually a cesspool of idiots who will try to diagnose you with mental illnesses you don't have. Avoid, avoid, avoid.
1
reply
Anonymous #1
#3
Report 1 year ago
#3
You could try 7cups forum. Maybe. Good luck
0
reply
CoolCavy
Badges: 20
Rep:
?
#4
Report 1 year ago
#4
(Original post by Mruczega)
I don't really want any advice. I guess I just want someone to talk to and relate to. TSR is more of a general website and I would rather not bombard people who come here for school related stuff with stuff like this. So are there any websites where people talk about that with others?
Tsr isn't just for school stuff, it has a mental health forum and a Mental health support society
0
reply
Mruczega
Badges: 13
Rep:
?
#5
Report Thread starter 1 year ago
#5
(Original post by Ciel.)
Ugh, don't. Mental health forums are usually a cesspool of idiots who will try to diagnose you with mental illnesses you don't have. Avoid, avoid, avoid.
Trust me, my brain has the "denial" option set on lock so it's not like I'm gonna think that I have something without going over it 1,000 times.
0
reply
Mruczega
Badges: 13
Rep:
?
#6
Report Thread starter 1 year ago
#6
(Original post by Anonymous)
You could try 7cups forum. Maybe. Good luck
I'm not really looking into the whole online free therapy type of thing. Just kinda for like a place, I can talk to ordinary people.
0
reply
Kindred
Badges: 20
Rep:
?
#7
Report 1 year ago
#7
(Original post by Mruczega)
I don't really want any advice. I guess I just want someone to talk to and relate to. TSR is more of a general website and I would rather not bombard people who come here for school related stuff with stuff like this. So are there any websites where people talk about that with others?
Sane has a mental health forum, but I believe you need to be 18 to join. Health unlocked is a health site and might have a mental health forum. Also the mix, but like here it's more of a young person site so doesn't necessarily have a full mental health focus. We do have a thread in the mental health section called the mental health support society (mhss) where people go to talk about mental health. It's got a different tone to the rest of the site and focuses on mental health.
And although we do get people talking about school and other things in the mental health section you can use it to talk about whatever mental health is for you and prehaps some people with similar ideas will come comment.

Do make sure that if you do find a mental health site it's a well moderated one with a decent community. Like Ciel has said they can sometimes attract some less than positive conversations and although I'm sure you can look out for yourself it's just not a nice situation to be in and can end up waring you down or sticking in your head.

I hope that helps. You might also be able to find in person or Facebook support groups.
1
reply
Jammie_x
Badges: 16
Rep:
?
#8
Report 1 year ago
#8
Try Ele Friends great app and get to talk to people who have mental issues as well. I used to use it a lot with depression
0
reply
tesconyc
Badges: 18
Rep:
?
#9
Report 1 year ago
#9
there aren't many. try posting on Facebook
0
reply
fallen_acorns
Badges: 20
Rep:
?
#10
Report 1 year ago
#10
(Original post by Ciel.)
Ugh, don't. Mental health forums are usually a cesspool of idiots who will try to diagnose you with mental illnesses you don't have. Avoid, avoid, avoid.
(Original post by Mruczega)
I don't really want any advice. I guess I just want someone to talk to and relate to. TSR is more of a general website and I would rather not bombard people who come here for school related stuff with stuff like this. So are there any websites where people talk about that with others?
Ciel gives a good warning. Maybe 'don't' is a bit far, but certainly be really careful with mental health communities online. In my experience, they don't always help, and can often make things far far worse. You can easily end up with a group of people all together.. all feeling awful.. all making each other feel worse.. all feeding off each other, and making each other even more isolated etc. Ive seen it multiple times on sites like here, tumblr, facebook, and other specific MH forums.

That's not to say that knowing other people who have MH problems isn't a good thing. Its great to know your not alone, and its great to talk to people who understand you...

But just go into MH communities knowing that by their very nature they have a greater chance of turning toxic then other communities, and you should be careful.

(Also, try and find one in person if you can. It mitigates a lot of the problems that online MH communities have.. even if it is more scary to go to at first)
0
reply
Zasty
Badges: 19
Rep:
?
#11
Report 1 year ago
#11
The relationships section on TSR
0
reply
Mruczega
Badges: 13
Rep:
?
#12
Report Thread starter 1 year ago
#12
[quote=Freddumble;81971126]

Read what I wrote, where the hell am I complaining and dragging people down? All I wanna do is talk to people with similar issues. What do you have against that?
0
reply
X

Quick Reply

Attached files
Write a reply...
Reply
new posts
Back
to top
Latest
My Feed

See more of what you like on
The Student Room

You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

Personalise

With no certainty that exams next year will take place, how does this make you feel?

More motivated (82)
31.06%
Less motivated (182)
68.94%

Watched Threads

View All