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Friends in Need is a way for people affected by depression to meet online and in their local area. It’s free to join and a great way to share support.


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Talking to people who understand how you feel can make a huge difference

Through Friends in Need you can chat online, find others who share your interests and meet up with people near you.

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Need female freinds in Essex

This group is for anyone in and around the Essex area who would be intrested in meeting new people locally

Started by isitascorpiothing
5 months ago

Friendly meet ups in Essex

Once we get a few people in we can arrange to meet up for coffee or food to get support and make friends :-) Anyone from outside of Essex can join too of course, we just need SOME meet ups in this area :-)

Started by rosie21
2 months ago

A group for making new freinds

Hi guys I really am intrested in making some new freinds as Iv spent a lot of my years without any true ones I find it very isolating and depressing to not have anyone to do stuff with if anyone else can relate please feel free to share your storey il be glad to chat with the like minded


Durham County

A group to meet up in Durham!

Started by alaahussein
2 years ago
DurhamCounty DurhamUK

Yorkshire Counties

figured i'd create a nice broad group for the people in the white rose counties! a place with the potential to branch out to larger groups of people and help them find friends in their area :)

Started by nickska
3 hours ago

Need to chat

Just want to connect with other people who are feeling like me so I don't feel so damn lonely all the time. Maybe arrange meet ups because there doesn't seem to be much in the area

Started by peanut16
7 months ago

Prenatal and postnatal depression

It is a group where mothers and mothers to be who are suffering from depression or did do can come and tell us their stories n give each other advice and let others know its ok to talk and that were here to listen.

Started by brokengirl
3 weeks ago
Glasgow CityUK

possible meet up

anybody on here from Haywards heath/Burgess hill and surrounding areas .Thinking about doing a meet up if anybody would be interested. not sure when or what we can do

Started by daley23
2 months ago
West SussexUK

Depression Dating

A tip-orientated relationship-support group for sufferers of depression and their partners.

Started by fyby
2 years ago

Depression Help Manchester

I am setting this up so that other poeple from manchester can talk to one an other about what been going on and be there for each other when you are in need.

Started by nightingalem
2 years ago

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