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Best way to utilize this group

scarr6
scarr6

I just joined and have found a lot of help reading your discussions. I'm curious of any of you have any advice on the best way to take advantage of this group. What are some of the resources we should pay extra attention to? How can we get most out of this great resource?

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Read Pinned Posts, topics also Related posts, that should help.

Also just join in everybody likes new members

BOB

It disturbs me that you want to know how to take advantage of this group , how to get the most out of these people you describe as a great resource . Think about what you can do to help others and be appreciative when you are the recipient of help. It is a give and take and there has to be mutual respect for this to work well .

Sweetiepye- it disturbs me that you responded so harshly to a newcomer simply asking how to participate in the forum.

Hidden
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Hey! Whatsup! I just joined too and there are so many nice interesting people here. I like to read people's posts when I am bored and give support. Good luck.

Reading, posting and responding. That's all you need to do :)

For me personally...it's reading peoples posts, and some comments. It helps me to feel connected and understand how others are dealing with similar issues I am. I also find it's a great way to get to know like minded people, over the last couple of years I have made some wonderful friends here and it's made my life so much fuller and I feel better and not so alone with my depression.

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Hidden

Hi there, Welcome. I think it depends on why you are here and what is going to best serve you, and the community. When I joined a year ago, I needed to be heard, anonymously I guess, and to know I was not alone in what I was feeling and dealing with as my then-therapist told me the expressions of my feelings and thoughts are what drove my ex away (maybe that was true, however, looking back (and hindsight is better than 20/20) I don't think that is the case.. he seemed to like me so much more when I did express my suicidal thoughts not when he thought I was going to move on from him)). Now, I come to offer support (and likely to also be heard, anonymously) for those dealing with intense anxiety and depression and loneliness. Find your role. Find your support. Poke around, post, reply, etc. Best of luck and stay healthy.

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