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Hi, my name is Lyn

paulnut1
paulnut1 Member Posts: 1 Listener
I have depression anxiety and stress and have been through a lot in 6 years including losing a husband and a partner a father in law and partner’s father and partners nephew and my dog and now have elderly parents who are not  good  abb bc d I am struggling my self 

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  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,389 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2019
    Hello @paulnut1   Pleased to meet you .

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    Sorry to hear this, you come to the right place for compassion, empathy and support.

    I am one of the team of community champions. We guide, advise and help members of our community.

    Please can I suggest and advise speak to your GP.  Who has a range of services to help you.

    Please if I can suggest speak to these mental health charities something to consider.


    https://www.richmondfellowship.org.uk.

    Telephone 020 7697 3300

    For services enquiries. Look on the website. Key in Postcode will tell you local services are.

    https://www.mind.org.uk.

    Telephone  0300 123 3393

    Text number 86463

    Please look on website local area, key in Postcode .

    https://www.rethink.org.

    Telephone 0121 522 7007

    General enquiries and mental health 

    All charities offer floating support, mental heath and wellbeing, advice. Support with benefits any other problems. Signposting  as they do a lot to assist.

    Anything else your having problems with.

    Might not be in all areas.

    Last one is an advocate charity . Represents you on your behalf a voice. Helps with any problems with medical professionals or services.

    Please if I can help further please get in touch.

    Please take care.

    @thespiceman
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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 12,265 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2019
    Hi @paulnut1 - Welcome to the community & thank you for joining & sharing. I'm so very sorry to read about how many losses you've experienced & that your parents are not so good. All of this must be so very understandably difficult to bear.
    I'll ask my friend @thespiceman for advice, as he may be able to help as far as your depression & anxiety goes.
    Again, I see my friend thespiceman was posting at the same time as I. Please look through his helpful links.

  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,572

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    Hi @paulnut1 and welcome. I'm sorry you're struggling so much at the moment. How are you doing today? 
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