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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Looking for friends in London

Hi. My name's Charlotte. I'm 26 years old and live in London and have struggled with depression/emetophobia/anxiety/OCD since I was 13 years old. Through my struggle I isolated myself from friends and many of them were scared away at the fact I had a mental health condition. I have since found it very hard to make friends and come across people who have had similar experiences and have similar interests. So this group is for anybody who feels the same and is looking for friends :)


i have bad depression and want someone to talk too x

Started by kellyannbooo
1 year ago
Lichfield WS13UK


Hi, I'm trying to gather people into one group that are in the North West of the UK. I'd really like to try and meet up in the future for day trips but unsure just how many people are up North? Please join this group!!! In need of some good friendship.. Particularly over the summer as I hibernate in the winter and the sunny days go very fast! .. xx Thank you.


London Cineworld Movie Group

For anyone with an unlimited card or just close to a Cineworld to meet up and see movies.

Started by purplelight
2 weeks ago

Let's explore London!

Hi i'm Lukas! I'm from coulsdon which is greater london (Not far off Croydon which may be more of a known area?) and i like travelling. I spend a lot of my free time going up to London and exploring all it has to offer. I like to walk around new areas, go to the parks, museums, see the sights, attractions etc. If anyone would be interested in meeting up wether one on one or as a small group to do some day activitivies then please let me know! I am more prone to starting earlier rather then afternoon but i'm flexible. We can arrange all the details when we have enough people :)


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

West Midlands Geek Group

A new group for geeks old and new, gamers movie buffs , come and have a chat, share your thoughts on new or old films, games or memorabilia or even comi-con, make new friends and discuss issue or thoughts

Anyone from Manchester?

Hi I am new here and i thought I would give this a go to meet new people that have depression that me

Started by dougie1996
11 months ago
StretfordManchester M32 0TXUK

Anxiety, Depression, Loneliness ...

This is about depression and anxiety, worry and feelings of guilt. Sometimes this world can be a lonely place, and the felling that no one cares or understands how you fell. Felling Lost, Confused and Indecisive can make you fell what's the point of being here trapped. Also I have discovered that an issue I have since a young age still here and I'm aware of it now, it makes more sense. It's called - Body Dysmorphic Disorder - An eg: ocd/obsession + anorexia it can be similar to body dysmorphic disorder.

Started by kelkelinha
2 years ago

West Yorkshire meetups

Looking for like minded friends in and around west Yorkshire. Just to chat or meet up If possible. Please come and say Hi. Jamie

Started by hogggman
2 weeks ago
Tichbourne StBatley WF17 7QWUK

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