Health - Anyone know of anything that will help with depresson & social anxiety?

Discussion in 'Various drugs not covered by other forums' started by MescalinePirate, Jul 18, 2005.

  1. MescalinePirate

    MescalinePirate Newbie

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    Hello.



    My problem is that recently I've been feeling extra depressed [right up
    to the point when I begin fantasising about shooting everyone around me
    and sometimes about just killing myself.] I've recently realised that
    for the past few months I have been quickly getting myself out of
    conversations with people and hiding away by myself. This has gotten to
    the point where I will avoid people that I really like and now whenever
    some of my friends from the past see me, they purposely ignore me. Even
    though I want to go and talk to people, trying to patch up friendships,
    etc, I find that I am actually too scared of them to do so, which is
    ridiculous.



    Anyway, this is a real hassle on my life, especially since I am a
    student and need to work well with other people in my area of choice.



    So, does anyone know what the deal is with this, if there is anything I can take to help me?
     
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  2. OiledMandible

    OiledMandible Titanium Member

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    See a doc/psychiatrist about social anxiety. Tell them exactly
    what you just said here, and they will be able to help you.
    Benzos or SSRIs are commonly used to help these types of disorders.
     
  3. Alfa

    Alfa Productive Insomniac Staff Member Administrator

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    Are you on prescribed meds? If so which? How intense was your drug use in the last 6 months? Name which drugs you had. What issues are you walking around with? You can also pm me if you want.
     
  4. MescalinePirate

    MescalinePirate Newbie

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    Thanks a lot, I'll go talk to my GP. Hopefully he doesn't get me thrown away[​IMG]



    I currently have no prescriptions, but the drugs I can remember doing in the last 6 months are:

    Heroin

    LSD

    Mescaline

    Marijuana

    Alcohol

    Nicotine

    DMT

    DXM

    Ritalin



    One of the problems is that I really don't have any importantly bad
    issues right now, so I don't see why I suddenly [or suddenly noticed]
    how I feel.



    Thanks again for all the help, I'll make an appointment with my GP now.



    EDIT: I made an appointment with a student counsellour at my
    university. I think I'll try just talking before taking meds, since it
    worked well with a little depression I had about a year ago.




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  5. BrandonAA

    BrandonAA Newbie

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    do not tell your doctor you had thoughts of harming other people or even yourself, if he thinks there is a chance you might, he could have you put in a hospital for a few days for a psychiatric evaluation. that is not something someone like you needs. also don't talk about your drug use, at least just say you drink sometimes and used to smoke weed but it made you extremely paranoid. seriously man take my advice, it sounds like you have severe anxietry disorder, don't worry you can get a prescription for something like valium or xanax, and you will be able to function, (work and school) as well as feeling better about yourself. also when you are being productive that helps. it you have anxiety disorder i would reccommend stay away from psychedelics
     
  6. MescalinePirate

    MescalinePirate Newbie

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    But I love psychedelics[​IMG]

    Well my appointment with my counsellour isn't until next bloody wednesday so I'll think about how much I'll tell him.



    Thanks.
     
  7. BrandonAA

    BrandonAA Newbie

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    hey good idea, man. also peter jackson is the shit! dead alive is my faviorite
     
  8. MescalinePirate

    MescalinePirate Newbie

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    Haha, yeah Jackson's horror movies rule. Have you seen Brain Dead?
     
  9. MescalinePirate

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    Well, after seeing a counsellour, I feel that counselling will not
    help. This is unfortunate. I guess I'll wait for the government to
    recognise my right as a student to see a doctor about this for free [or
    cheap] and go see one.
     
  10. Mike177

    Mike177 Gold Member

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    Your GP will probly not be comfratable perscribing drugs for depretion/anxiety. A phyciatrist will be able to write you the scripts for the drugs that can help you if you choose to take them.
     
  11. MescalinePirate

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    I doubt I can afford a Psychiatrist. I guess my prescription drug can just be good old alcohol[​IMG]
     
  12. Nagognog2

    Nagognog2 Iridium Member

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    Umm...alcohol is a bad idea if you are suffering from depression. Alcohol acts first on the central nervous system as a stimulant - and then rebounds as a depressant. Bad idea for someone suffering depression.


    Positive side of the coin is that the majority of depressions lift by themselves after a few weeks time. Everyone goes through this. Just some folks more often than others. The most important thing to do is stay away from any drug that acts to mess with your serotonin. This includes XTC (MDMA), LSD, 2-CI, the whole family of major psychedelics and entactogenics. As well as speed and piperazines.


    Many times a depression is a warning signal from your personal unconscious mind. This is the part of your psyche that communicates to you through dreams. If you have been drinking/using drugs that interfere with your REM sleep-cycle, this can trigger a depression. You would be blocking a message trying to get through to you in the form of a dream - steeped in the strange language of symbolism inherent in such. So if you are drinking/drugging and not sleeping/dreaming - knock it off for awhile. Take vitamins. Eat. And go to bed at a reasonable time for awhile. This may well negate your needing to go beg a prescription for an SSRI off a shrink.
     
  13. MescalinePirate

    MescalinePirate Newbie

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    I know.



    I use alcohol to get over social fear. I can have a dozen beers, go out
    to the pub and have no real problems. If my heart starts racing or I
    start sweating, I just use breathing techniques. Also, the depression
    won't go away in a few weeks since I've been depressed as long as I can
    remember [and received help for it before.] It's just that lately it's
    been REALLY bad [as in I haven't left my house in a few days except to
    see a counsellour.] This is really interupting with my University work.



    My counsellour did tell me to stop smoking pot and snorting speed [the
    two drugs I told him about.] So I'll give the drugs a rest as soon as
    this BZP wears off.



    Cheers.
     
  14. quinone

    quinone Newbie

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    My suggestion is to move to a country where the government actually
    cares about you and doesn't make you break the bank (or be completely
    incapable due to lack of funds) to get help for health related
    issues. Human health should be far above bills with dead
    presidents on them. Anyways, have you thought about the
    possibility of these symptoms coming out of some of your recent drug
    incursions?



    I notice you've taken DXM and DMT, both of which can be complete
    dissociatives. Perhaps at one point of one of your trips your
    unconcious brought out a thought or aspect of your life that you may
    have had buried either conciously or unconciously (peoples brains can
    do odd things to prevent trauma, such as giving the person temporary
    amnesia of a time period around an extremely traumatic event, sometimes
    these memories can only be retrieved while in an altered state).
    I think its worth investigating, ideally with a psychiatric, if you can
    confront and solve whatever issue this may be (if any at all), then you
    wouldn't need to take meds to feel better. Obviously something
    has happened recently that has made you relapse into this mental state
    and I think your absolute priority should be in figuring out what, and
    how to deal with it. Good luck on this journey, and I hope you
    succeed in this journey :).