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Hi, my name is artydave! I have paranoia, anxiety disorders, and schizophrenia

artydave Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited September 30 in Start here and say hello!
I have paranoia, anxiety disorders and schizophrenia amoungst other problems.
I find it hard to socialize in public, so I spent every day alone with my cats.
I am new to this type of thing so be kind!


  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 5,996

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    Welcome to the community @artydave :) It's great to have you with us. I'm glad you joined, and are giving online communities a go!

    I hope that the community can be a good source of support for you. Many of our members will be able to relate to your feelings of finding it hard to socialise in public, and spending lots of time inside, so I'm sure you'll be able to connect with some like-minded people.

    Looking at your username, am I right in thinking you enjoy art? If so, you might like to check out our KaleidoScope thread in the coffee lounge. You can see other members' art work, photos, crafts etc., or even share your own. 

    How many cats do you have? I'm quite jealous :D 

    Are you receiving any mental health support for your paranoia, anxiety disorders, and schizophrenia at the moment? 
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  • Teddybear12
    Teddybear12 Member Posts: 765 Pioneering
    Hi @artydave I hope you enjoy being part of the Community. If you have any questions please ask. 
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 10,529 Disability Gamechanger
    hi @artydave - & welcome to this friendly & supportive community. we are always kind, so no worries there. :) I just have one cat, & that's enough for me, as she's very mischievous. My son was going to take her in if I didn't, & he & his wife are relieved I have her! I hope you enjoy being part of this forum, & I look forward to chatting again.
  • Ross_Scope
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    Wishing you a warm welcome also @artydave :) 
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