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    Whk93
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    Joined: Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:48 am

    Scarred/Nervous

    Mon Oct 07, 2019 4:54 am

    Should I be here?
    I can feel it taking control and it’s beginning to scare me.... We have been mates for years and years, but they don’t seem to want to stop... I have know body else but them, I don’t no how to stop using.
    I’m so nervous just writing this.
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    Calvino01
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    Joined: Tue Jan 29, 2019 4:05 pm

    Re: Scarred/Nervous

    Fri Oct 11, 2019 1:13 pm

    Hi [mention]Whk93[/mention]
    I'm Calvino one of the facilitators.

    Good on you for reaching out to the forums!
    Its a great way of getting in touch with people who are experiencing similar things to yourself.
    It can be quite difficult having to tackle this alone but there is so much support out there. Whats the substance that you're using?

    Have you tried calling Directline? You can speak with a counsellor and even get a referral as well for further support.
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    tacocat
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    Posts: 108
    Joined: Tue Aug 18, 2020 9:54 pm

    Re: Scarred/Nervous

    Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:40 pm

    Hi [mention]Whk93[/mention]

    We haven't heard from you in a while.... how are you going? Are you getting the support you need?
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    Dontknowatall
    Junior Member
    Posts: 19
    Joined: Sun Oct 06, 2019 7:02 pm

    Re: Scarred/Nervous

    Fri Nov 27, 2020 5:46 am

    Reaching out for support is the best thing you can do, you won't be judged. Also a lot of good GP's. Any judgement, you've got someone inexperienced/not enjoying their job - and just try again.

    I have a laundry list of people who have helped me and I am so, so grateful for certain people in particular. They will never know the difference they have made to me.
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    Leonarda
    Community Builder
    Posts: 123
    Joined: Wed Aug 19, 2020 2:21 pm

    Re: Scarred/Nervous

    Thu Dec 17, 2020 5:31 pm

    Hi there [mention]Dontknowatall[/mention], [mention]Whk93[/mention] - just checking in to see how you are going and I like the way you have both reached out here on this forum. This is a really great space for peer support and checking in with each other to provide reassurance that other people are also going through some of what you're experiencing. It can be lonely out there and so many people have found these types of forums so helpful and engaging. It's nice to know that at 4am in the morning, you can jump on and know that someone will respond. What have you found helpful so far? It would be great to hear what has worked for you and how you are going.


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