Discussion in 'Welcome' started by Somombo, Mar 20, 2007.

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  1. Somombo

    Somombo Member

    Hi everyone, I'm new.

    Having a very rough time so was searchng 'suicide' in Google (as you do) and came across this forum, I am SO relieved.

    So I'm Samantha, I'm 21 and from Wales UK. I've grown up with domestic violence and emotional abuse and am still living at home. I started having panic attacks at age 17. Age 19 I went to Uni already struggling with depression and dropped out of my course on a medical leave of absence a few months later after becoming suicidal. I have been on 40mg of Citalopram (celexa) for over a year now. It's losing its effectiveness and I hav found myself back at square one lately so on the advice of my doctor, I cut down to 20mg two weeks ago and a week today I am switching to 50mg Sertraline (Zoloft) which I am scared about as meds terrify me.

    Anyway, I hope to get to know you all better and hope i can be of some hep round here.

    Take care
  2. gentlelady

    gentlelady Staff Alumni

    :welcome: to SF Samantha. I am glad you googled and found us. I hope you can find that you fel comfortable with us and stay with our community of supporters. Take care. :hug:
  3. ~CazzaAngel~

    ~CazzaAngel~ Staff Alumni

    Welcome to the forum, hun. :hug:
  4. SpareTire

    SpareTire Well-Known Member

  5. Allo..

    Allo.. Well-Known Member

    welcome to SF samantha
  6. Beret

    Beret Staff Alumni

    :welcome: hun
  7. thedeafmusician

    thedeafmusician Staff Alumni

    Hi Samantha and welcome to the forum. Hope to see you around.

  8. theleastofthese

    theleastofthese SF Friend Staff Alumni

    Hi Samantha, and welcome to the forum.:smile: I've been on Zoloft for several years now and it's helped me tremendously. Come here as often as you need for listening ears, a shoulder to cry on, and arms to reach out to you when you can't find your way.


  9. Abacus21

    Abacus21 Staff Alumni

    Hi Samantha :)

    Welcome! :)
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