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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Now Here

Hello everyone. Looking to have an active support group here. Each one of us has nuggets of wisdom stemming from our experience. Would do you like to join in? I have had some counseling training but I am not qualified to practise. However I have been using the tools I learned from the course for my well being. I am happy to give my support as well as receive support when I can. YOu are all welcome. Thank you

Started by oneheart
2 weeks ago
Nairn IV12UK

Looking for people in West Midlands

Just looking to chat with fellow sufferers in the local area


Lets Talk/Chat, whats on your mind

Vent, share your thoughts, get insight, feedback

Started by mariepolk2
2 days ago

Looking for friends in southampton/hampshire

Hello, I'm new to this looking for friends around southampton or anywhere in hampshire. I suffer with Borderline Personality Disorder,Depression and Anxiety. Just feel very alone so would be nice to make some friends.


Wanting to make genuine friends

The group is aimed at meeting like-minded people for friendship. I would like to make friends who understand social anxiety and depression. I am a very supportive and kind person and would like to make friends who could support and be there for me too. I'm in my 20's from London. Near Woodford. I would like to meet people near North and East London as well as maybe Essex and Hertfordshire. We could chat online and meet in real life when we feel comfortable.

Started by angel-k
3 years ago
London E18UK

Worcestershire & West Midlands

Hi folks, and welcome to the group. Sorry i have been away for awhile but I'm back now This is a local social network group looking for like minded people who need to share their thoughts and issues. Hopefully we will be a proactive group with meet ups, walks and talks ;-) not forgetting food and drink two. Please make the best of all the contacts you make and stay safe. ATB Warren.

Started by midge
3 years ago

Women's group London

Thought it would be nice to start up a girly group :) We could meet up for tea, spa days, dinner etc! Something different each week to meet new people and generally lift each others spirits.

Started by angelevangeline
6 months ago

Liverpool conversation group

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

Started by irishfinn
2 years ago

Making Friends/hanging out

Hey all, I'm 22 and from Liverpool and am looking to make some friends on here and the possivbility of doing things with. The stuff that I really like to do is go to comedy shows and music concerts within the north west. I also am a fan of comedy shows and movies and doing simple things such as crazy golf and bowling so if any males or females of a similar age range wants to join this group so we can talk about our favourite comedies and even do the things mentioned above, feel free to join and drop a line.

Started by m-j-polson
8 months ago


Do you suffer with Depression, Anxiety, Lonlyness, Sadness, Shyness? If so then I would love to meet you. Join the group and tell us about youself and your problem or just about how your day has been, how you feel. I will give my own story in the group and explain how I hope to use the group to help others like me. We also have a group on facebook that you can link to - Snailmailfriend (Depression, Anxiety, Lonlyness, Sadness, Shyness) - I look forward to meeting you all and becoming friends with you.

Started by jayy
2 years ago
United Kingdom

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