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I think I have anxiety and depression, but I can't go to a doctor to get a diagnosis since I'm younger than 18 and my parents don't believe me. I can't sleep anymore and it's affecting my schoolwork which makes me worry even more. I want to talk to a therapist but like I said before, my parents don't listen everytime I try to open up about it, which is really hard to do.

UNITED KINGDOM / AUG 11, 2017 3:16 PM EST



My advice is to find something you like to do (it can be a sport, drawing, reading, music... literally anything that calms you and brings you peace) and you can do it every day. Find something that makes you happy. It will probably get easier with time. I wish you all the best! Good luck :) (BTW this is the rest of the last message)

UNITED STATES / AUG 18, 2017 4:56 PM EST
I've been dealing with anxiety and depression, but at different stages of my life. If your parents really dont want to talk about it with you, I suggest that you go to school psychologist. You can talk to them but you probably wont get a prescription. Dont rush just to get a diagnosis, its just a stupid piece of paper, and you are not defined by it. My advice

UNITED STATES / AUG 18, 2017 4:55 PM EST
Stop whining.

UNITED STATES / AUG 11, 2017 3:24 PM EST
what?

UNITED STATES / AUG 11, 2017 3:19 PM EST