@darcitrus Hey there, sorry to hear how you've been feeling; can be really full on at times feeling like no one quite understands the symptoms of anxiety and depression.
How does your family react when you bring it up? Have you got a new psych you will be going to?
The RO forums can be a really good place to get some peer support on living with depression and anxiety Did you want to talk to us about what's been going on for you lately?
My parents are both really bad listeners and often don't take into account what I need and will just shove me in the direction of my psych. I have an appointment with a new psychiatist and I plan on talking to him/her. It sucks because i have no idea what my triggers are and i just feel terrible for no reason. And it just leave me constantly searching for something to help but in the end it always turns to self-harm.
Unfortunately parents can sometimes be pretty shit at knowing what to do in these situations How far away is the appointment with your new psychiatrist? It sounds like you're wanting to change things but need some support/strategies to do so - am I right? Maybe we could try and find some alternatives to self-harming if you're feeling up for it
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There's also this cool thread https://forums.au.reachout.com/t5/Everyday-life-stuff/1000001-COPING-STRATEGIES-amp-DISTRACTIONS/m-p... it has lots of coping strategies we use and you find some things that could help you not to self harm.
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