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 Im 14 and having thoughts of suicide?
I dont know if this is normal for a 14 year old but I am really having serious thoughts about suicide. The things my mother puts me though, my parents being divorced, switching high schools and ...


 Anyone got depression? Mental illness? How are you getting help?
I may be suffering from some sort of mental illness. I admit that I am thinking about suicide a lot and I need help. I feel like getting help shouldn't be hard, but the realty is cruel, it'...


 Self harming problem?
Ok ive been trying to stop self harming ive managed about 2 days now lol but ive got a really bad urge to do it -.- Anyone think of out i can do to take my mind of it? Serious answers only please ...


 What's a good job for someone who is not able to be around people?
I'm planning on going back to school but I need a job before then, wat job can I get now and after school that I dn't have to be around so many people?

I'm ...


 Should someone recovered from a drug and alcohol take XANAX?
My husband has recovered for 3 years now from a drug and alcohol addiction. He also suffers from deppression. His Psychiatrist just gave him a script for Xanax. It didn't sound safe to me ...


 does anyone get the feeling like they dont exist?
sometimes i have a weird sensation like am i really here on earth or where am i? Its quite scary but only lasts until i remind myself im on earth and im so and so,but i was jus wondering if anyone ...


 Is there a phobia to tanning?
Is there such thing as tanaphobia?...


 I think my daughter is depressed but she won't talk about it...?
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 where can i get immediate help for my ex addict daughter? she is seriously depressed.?
she is 26yr old single parent, her daughter is 6yr old & she is suffering because of it....


 when is some one considered an alcoholic? define an alcoholic.?
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 should i go to work today?
i left a note on friday sayin i wouldnt be in for a few days cuz i was put on new anti depressants which i had to get used to cuz they turned me into a zombie n i think i shud go back now but the ...


 Many of us have strong desires to 'walk away' from everything. Have you ever gone through with leaving?
Due to my depression, I've wanted to walk away and leave everything behind on several occassions.

Have you ever gone through with walking away? Did it help?...


 How to control anxiety over an interview?
I am stressing over an interview coming up in March or April and I am scared. I don't even have the drive to do it....


 How many pills would be considered suicidal overdosing?
Would it just be more than the recommended amount or is there usually a certain number that could kill you?...


 Do you think all psychiatrists should be burned alive?
Or drowned?...


 Any Advice...?
I haven't been happy for a while now an i'm wondering if i should mention this to my gp as its not going away by itself. Any advice on how to approach this subject?...


 ending it all right now.?
Im not putting this up here for attention, or anything like that, it's just that i just want to tell you why people want to die. I want to die now, because I get in the way of everyones plans or ...


 how do you cure stress?
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 Do you believe a Doctor should make a 4 1/2 year old...?
go get a psychological evaluation for hitting her little brother?I took her to the doctor to get her shots for pre-k and they saw my 2 year old at the same time.the baby had a couple of brusies from ...


 I NEED THERAPY?!?!?!!??!?!?
Im tooooo afraid to tell my mom about my serious depression cycles....

i have had thoughts of suicide... ( i never will do it )

my depression works like this.... im addicted to ...



sidway321
does smoking make anxiety worse?
                     




partygoer
no


Mr. Shpongadongle
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No


taterbug
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yes because when you smoke you don't deal with your problems, so when you're not, they are worse.

so does ecstacy. because it tricks ur brain into thinking its really happy by dumping out a load of this thing (forget what it's called) and makes you feel really happy, but when you aren't taking it, your brain doesn't have enough of it.. so you're depressed and want more. it could take weeks or even months for your brain to create more, so in the meanwhile, you're depressed, and want more.. take more.. and you're using up more tham your body can create it and it kills you.


Xyzfrancisco
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mhmmm


Bella
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yes


Toss that Yeyo and Run
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If you made two groups of people, one group suffering from anxiety and the other people who don't have anxiety, you will see that in the group that has anxiety about 50% of them smoke. In the other group you would find that only 20% of them smoke. There is a lot of research going on with nicotine and mental illness and everything indicates that mentally ill persons get relief from their symptoms. 70% of people with bipolar smoke and an astounding 90% of people with schizophrenia or other psychotic disorders smoke.


Ra Ra Rasputin
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smoking makes everything worse


•Paula•
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I think it makes it better, while you smoke, but you get more anxious faster and need another, and another, and another...


ŚŦâŗ§ĊяẾĂm
i am not a smoker but i smoke when i have to sit for an exam like this weekend and i relax


boww
YES IT DOES. I have generalized anxiety disorder with panic attacks so I know about anxiety. I also smoke. Smoking brings you an overall calm feeling initially. HOWEVER, after a good 20mins to an hour anxiety symptoms are aggravated. It makes it worse. And whats worse than that is the anxiety is prolonged way after you have finished smoking. My psychiatrist tells me not to do it.


Pida
umm let me think
doesn't smoking make everything
WORSE
._.


wah hoo for freedom
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as soon as you have addicted yourself to nicotine you will experience anxiety every time your nicotine levels drop below a certain point. haven't you ever heard of a smoker having a " nicotine fit"? It is the trademark sign of nicotine addiction.!~!


Red Thunder
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yes, since your body is craving for nicotine all the time it will increase your stress levels


kathleen
I quit a long time ago, but I remember that when I was nervous a cigarette calmed me down. Must be the nicotine. You should definitely quit though.

buying cigarettes at the price they are now could definitely cause anxiety!


stixy_stixy
For me it alleviates it. But I'm sure on some medical level it does something internally that probably makes it worse biologically.


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