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Ketamine mental health effects by

Hi, Thank you for posting your story about your daughter's ketamine use. If you would like to contact us at The Icarus Trust one of our trained and experienced people may be able to help answer your questions. We are a charity that offers support for people dealing with the effect of the addictive behaviours of a family member. You can contact Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org Good luck with everything.

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Husband is an alcoholic by

Hi Soos, Thank you for posting and sharing how you are feeling about your husband's alcoholism. It's really sad that this is affecting the mental health of both you and your son. I'm sorry that you feel so depressed. I wonder if you have been able to talk to your gp to get some help for yourself. If you would like to talk with someone who would understand please get in touch with us at Icarus Trust. We are a charity that supports people dealing with addiction of a family member. You could talk with one of our trained and experienced people who may be able to help you. You can contact Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org I really hope that you can get some help for yourself. Good luck to you and your family.

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Partner relapsed by

Hi Ajx I'm so sorry to hear how your partner's addiction is affecting you. It's awful to hear that you are having panic attacks. This must be so hard for you. If you think it would help please contact us at Icarus Trust. We are a charity that offers support to people like yourself who are having to deal with a partner's addiction. We can offer a listening ear from one of our trained and experienced people who you could talk with. You can contact Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org Good luck to you.

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Cocaine addiction by

Hi Gemlou, Thanks for posting. I'm sorry that you are in this situation. It's really very hard. I work for a charity called Icarus Trust. You may like to contact us as we offer support to people who are dealing with the same things as you. We have trained and experienced people who would be able to talk to you which might help you to decide what to do next. If you contact us I would put you in touch with one of them. You can contact Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org I hope this helps. Good luck.

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Suicide threats, bulimia, drinking to excess, anxiety and low esteem by

Hi Mazza, I'm so sorry that you are going through such a hard time supporting your daughter. It's true, sadly, that she will not access help for herself until she accepts that she needs it.Lets hope that that happens soon. If you would like some support for yourself please contact us at Icarus Trust. We are a charity that provides support for people like going through what you are. We offer trained and experienced people that you could talk to and a signposting service so that you can find out what other support is available in your area. You can contact Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org Good luck to you.

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I feel like I failed by

Hi Ginger Thank you so much for posting your story. I really feel for you. It's so hard what you are going through and it's easy to feel so alone. It's good that you are gaining support from people on the blog. You are important enough to matter!! If you feel that you would like some help from us please contact us at The Icarus Trust. we are a charity that provides support for people in your situation. we have experienced trained people you could talk with if you feel that it would be helpful, and they can also signpost you to what other help is available in your area. You don't have to be alone. You can contact Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org All the best to you.

A mother’s pain by

Hi Lizzie E Thank you so much for posting your story. I'ts so very sad that your son won't accept the help that is around him. This must be heartbreaking for you. I am glad that posting on the blog has given you some comfort. If you would like some more support for yourself you may like to get in touch with us at Icarus Trust. We are a charity that provides support for people in your situation because we know how hard it is and how much suffering is caused for the families. May be talking to one of our trained and experienced trained people would help you not to feel so alone and to make sense of how you are feeling. You can contact Icarus Trust on help@icarustrust.org or visit our website www.icarustrust.org All the very best to you.

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