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Personal Stories

A time for reflection (on the year that's been) - added 6 Dec 2016 

Present Pressure by Michael - added 6 Dec 2016

Performance Anxiety by Shelley - added 21 May 2015

A mother's journey dealing with a child suffering panic attacks - added 5 September 2011

The tale of an eleven year old - when my panic attacks became reality - added 1 August 2011

Bipolar disorder: Look both ways - added 14 April 2013

Being Me - added 30 July 2010

Generalised anxiety and agoraphobia - Kelly's Story

Growing up with a suicidal brother - added 28 April 2014

Post-natal depression - added 27 June 2010

The Insider (a facilitator's experience of a support group)

My battles with medication and chemical imbalance - added 16 August 2013

My battles with OCD - added 3 August 2012

My journey through agoraphobia - part 1 - added 30 April 2010

My journey through agoraphobia - part 2 - updated 29 November 2010

My journey through agoraphobia - part 3 - added 29 November 2010

My journey through agoraphobia - part 4 - added 11 January 2011

My journey through agoraphobia - part 5 - added 31 January 2011

My journey through agoraphobia - part 6 - added 4 March 2011

My journey through agoraphobia - part 7 - added 3 October 2011

My journey through agoraphobia - part 8 - added 2 April 2012

My journey through agoraphobia - part 9 - added 7 September 2012

My journey through agoraphobia - part 10 - added 17 December 2012

My journey through agoraphobia - part 11 - added 18 September 2013

My journey through agoraphobia - part 12 - added 25 March 2014

My journey through agoraphobia - part 13 - added 22 September 2014

My journey through agoraphobia - part 14 - added August 2015

My journey thus far - added 19 January 2014

My Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder - added 3 November 2011

My recovery from Agoraphobia - added 22 July 2013

Lessons from rehab - added 30 April 2010

Finding myself again - added 30 April 2010

Letting go to live again - added 30 April 2010

Sam's story - added 30 April 2010

Julie's European vacation - added 30 April 2010

My Life Jourey - Living with Anxiety - added 30 April 2010

Learning to Embrace my Anxiety - added 30 April 2010

The Holiday I Actually Enjoyed - Canada/USA 2005 - added 30 April 2010

My Fiji Experience - added 30 April 2010

The Beginning - added 30 April 2010

Managing your OCD, panic attacks and obsessive thoughts - added 30 April 2010

Agoraphobia - added 30 April 2010

Tribute - added 30 April 2010

Finding the answers in managing your fears and anxieties - added 30 April 2010

Smoke and mirrors - my mum has an undiagnosed personality disorder - added 14 July 2014

Sally's story - added 30 April 2010

Steve's journey (reflecting back as support group facilitator) - added 14 April 2013

Robin Williams and Good Will Hunting: Asking R U OK?

Australian story -  Colouring the Dark - added 30 April 2010

Ben's story - My recovery from acute anxiety and agoraphobia - added 30 April 2010

Dissociation - added 30 April 2010

Living with social anxiety - added 30 April 2010

Healthy life - added 30 April 2010

Anxiety attacks ruled my life - added 30 April 2010

Living with social anxiety disorder - added 30 April 2010

Living with Agoraphobia - added 10 November 2012

Sue's story - added 30 April 2010

My Italian adventure - added 30 April 2010

Peace after years of panic - added 30 April 2010

John's story - added 30 April 2010

Working with it - Getting Onto The Path of Freedom - added 30 April 2010

Helping a child with a panic disorder :  a personal account - added 30 April 2010

School Refusal or Social Phobia? A mother's Story  - added 30 April 2010

Megan's story - added 30 April 2010

Balloon dream - added 30 April 2010

Amelia's story - added 30 April 2010

Jack's Overseas Travels - added 15 Dec 2014

Recovery is Possible: My Story

My Journey

No Fear: It's a New Life

My Personal Journey with Anxiety

Anonymous Story

Reflections of my time as Support Group Facilitator

A daughter's thoughts

A Lesson for Life

Catherine's story

Angie's story

Farewell agoraphobia, welcome - the world!

There is hope!

Back from the brink

Educate yourself and others - Knowledge is Power

Geoff's story

Alexis's story

Chris's story

Finding gentle peace

A special success story

Linda - A case study

Bashful bladder syndrome / Paruresis

Noel's story

I'm a prisoner in my own house

Visiting my GP

Puns about winter are snow joke - added 16 July 2015

Yoga: The natural anti-depressant - added 4 Feb 2016



Poems

Accord - Lorraine Eley

A special poem for ADAVIC - Scott

Extreme sports - big deal - Rhonda

Daily Living Plant Garden

Don't Quit - Edgar A. Guest

For Mum - Moonlight

The Girl

I Am the Face Behind the Label - Amy Kloeblen

Individual - Lorraine Eley

Just for today - Anonymous

The Journey - Moonlight

The Light - Moonlight

Love's power - Moonlight

Love's umbrella - Moonlight

My Garden - Author Unknown

The Ocean - Eva Savov

Our Guardians - Author Unknown

The Plum

Think - Anonymous

What colour the sky - Liz Bulman

Untitled - Rhiannon Anderson-Reed (11 years old)

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