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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What's going on near you?

Liverpool conversation group

A group for people based in Liverpool (or anywhere if interested) to talk about anything and everything.

Started by irishfinn
10 months ago
LiverpoolMerseysideUK

Lonely in London

A group for people in London to share thoughts around depression and arrange meet ups in London.

Started by valery
2 years ago
London NW11 9EHUK
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A Friend in deed

Just people helping people helping people. Sometimes you just need someone to talk to,,,, who understands exactly where you're at, because they've either been there or they're there now, and just want to talk about it. A problem shared is indeed a problem halved. Together, nothing is insurmountable!

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Started by deveng
3 years ago
AberdeenAberdeen CityUK
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New member, anxiety based, new depression

Hello. For members who can relate to feeling newly lost, hopeless, perhaps misguided in their lives or sense of direction. Anxiety based symptoms and managing to cope with everyday situations and living.

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feeling alone and depressed

To anyone who goes through the same thing

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Started by woodward1994
6 months ago
NottinghamNottinghamUK

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.

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Started by mammablue
1 year ago
NorthamptonshireUK
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Northamptonshire-Let’s get together

It would be nice to have a group in Nothamptonshire that people living with depression can join and enjoy. A social group where we can get together to have a chat, go for walks, go to the cinema, out for a meal or just have a coffee an chill.

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Started by jools026
3 years ago
NorthamptonshireUK

Getting Active Northampton

Being active definately releases the happy hormones.... I am not fit or slim, but I do enjoy walking around Abington park...I try to do this about 5 days a week, but just sometimes would be nice to chat...at my best am absolute chatterbox... So even if just one day, come along...and we can reward ourselves with a coffee in the Park Cafe.

Side By Side Northamptonshire

What is it ? The Side by Side meet ups are based on mutual support, a chance for you to get out of the house and meet up with people you can relate to. Who is it for? Anyone can come along. Whether you’re having a good or a bad day we’d still love to see you at the meet ups, as long as you feel able to be there for others as well as benefit from their support. Who runs the groups? Our meet ups are arranged and run by those who attend, although a local volunteer, wellbeing navigator or someone from Mind may pop in occasionally to offer some support and information.

Mind
Started by liampywell
2 years ago
NorthamptonshireUK
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need a friend

people who need a friend and help with depression

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Started by pamela1996
3 years ago
YeovilSomersetUK

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