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anxietyandcats
anxietyandcats

Hello. I've been suffering with anxiety, depression, and OCD for all of my life that I can remember. The OCD went undiagnosed until last year, the anxiety and depression diagnosed in high school. 2 years ago I ended up in the hospital after pushing myself to the point of a breakdown in college. I haven't been back to my old university since because I am too terrified to go back because of how horrible it made me feel when I was there. Anyone else get really bad in university?

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I didn’t attend uni but I did experience a breakdown of my own when I was 22/23. I’m 27 now and I’ve still been trying to manage. I’m glad you’ve signed up. I’m new here too and so far it’s been great. I am going through a tough time right now and having this site gives me the support I need through it all.

anxietyandcats
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I'm sorry you had a breakdown too, must've been so hard. I hope you find more ways to manage. I'm glad that this website has been good for you so far! I'm looking forward to looking at it more :) I'm sorry you're going through a tough time. If you ever need to talk about it I'm here!

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Thank you!! The same goes for you:)

anxietyandcats
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Thank you :)

I could understand about going back giving you nervousness b/c that is when you got sick, but at uni there might be others going thru the same thing and there might be an on campus support group that you might like.

yeah my old college (that I'm not going back to because I can't afford it) had group therapy and disabilities services that I never utilized. I'm hoping that the next college I go to has those things as well. Would love to join groups on campus focused around mental health and dealing with college. Thanks for the encouragement :)

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