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.


Why should I join?

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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Feeling alone and down

For anyone who what's to chat about your feelings

Started by benhall1
2 years ago

stoke on trent friend's

just looking for people in stoke on trent that are looking for friend's?


Need friends

Just want somebody to talk to

Started by justmeandmine
5 months ago

Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead - Social Groups

- We meet up each day in the Windsor, Ascot and Maidenhead area. - We have a monthly timetable showing our activities such as: art, crafts, model making, walking, visiting our Landshare, a reading group, bowling and wellbeing groups. - We meet in the evenings too! Why not try our quiz night, games night, music night or cinema night. - How about a day trip with us? - It's also a place where you can just pop along to meet new people and have a chat and a cuppa!

Make New Friends

I'm lonely and looking for some friends that can relate to what i am going through. We can talk about absolutely anything... our problems, hopes for the future, music, politics, animals, work, family etc. This group is about finding people who are on the same wavelength as you

Started by quel
2 months ago

Looking for people in West Midlands

Just looking to chat with fellow sufferers in the local area

Surrey survivors

everybody welcome :)

Started by europious
10 months ago

Anyone in the Northamptonshire area

Hi, I was looking for groups in my local area and could not seem to any, however there seem to be groups for other places. I thought it would be a good idea to start one, so people can make new connections in there local area.

Started by mammablue
1 year ago

Meet new friends in Hull

Anyone like me who lives in Hull and would like to meet new people and make genuine friends. Join here for a chat and maybe we can meet up in town for coffee or arrange a group activity.

Started by bookworm35
3 months ago

bee happy :) Doncaster

We all go through spells of feeling down, but when you're depressed you feel persistently sad for weeks or months, rather than just a few days. Some people still think that depression is trivial and not a genuine health condition. They're wrong. Depression is a real illness with real symptoms, and it's not a sign of weakness or something you can "snap out of" by "pulling yourself together". The good news is that with the right treatment and support, most people can make a full recovery.

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Whether you are affected by depression or you’re supporting someone with depression, our community can help you:

  • Maintain recovery
  • Meet new people
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  • Share your experiences
  • Make a difference

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