Support from experts, family, friends, etc.
Going to see your doctor isn't always easy
What to do
12-04-2013, 10:48 AM
Hey there :)
Often, when you have a problem or a worry, you need some help from other people in order to take the steps you need to resolve the problem. It isn't always easy to admit that you need help from other people, or to know who is the best person to go to.
Different people can offer you different types of support. Depending on your problem, you might need to talk to an expert like...
I've really been struggling with depression and self harm recently, and I feel like I need to confide in someone - keeping it all inside is becoming too much pressure. The only people who I've ever told about this are my GP and my counsellor, but I feel like I've gotten to the stage where I need to be honest with someone close to me and I can't carry this burden alone anymore. Telling my parents...
When kiki28 started suffering from panic attacks she knew that she had to do something about it:
For some people just getting to the GP can be a huge hurdle, but it was the journey to find the right therapist that was difficult for kiki - she tried three different therapists before finding one that worked for her.
In this first discussion, we'd like to explore the barriers to...
Finding the right person to talk to is key to getting the help that you need. Depending on the problem different people might be better at supporting you.
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