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Help courage keeps disappearing on me

Sophiesmum2002Sophiesmum2002 Posts: 21Member Listener
edited June 2017 in Mental health issues
Hi everyone,
I have been advised by my doctor to either ring or call into my local MIND to ask for counselling, but every time I get the courage to do either my confidence and courage go out of the nearest window so to speak and I end up doing neither.
I know I need counseling, but I have problems with my confidence and courage.

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  • Sam_ScopeSam_Scope Posts: 7,348Administrator Scope community team
    Hi @Sophiesmum2002 It can be really tough to reach out, but know that you arent alone.

    Do you have anyone close to you who could help you take the first step? Can they sit with you and help you call?
    Scope
    Senior online community officer
  • Zec RichardsonZec Richardson Posts: 142Member Pioneering
    Hi @Sophiesmum2002 it can be very daunting and the reason many people don't benefit from counselling is because they don't or can't open up. 
    However if you can and you are 100% honest, then you will see a massive difference. I spent too many years trying to fool myself and others but once I took the plunge, contacted those that could help and told them everything and I mean everything, I then felt so much better and able to deal with the issues. 
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