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.


Why should I join?

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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What's going on near you?


Make friends/Chat

Hey! I haven't seen many groups in the Nottinghamshire area, although I am new to this site and not 100% sure on how to use it properly. I started this group in the hopes that people in the same area would like to chat, make new friends and just share interests. I moved to the area recently but with depression and anxiety taking over I haven't made any friends or really left the house much. Of course it's not limited to the Nottinghamshire area, anyone can join just for a friendly chat with someone :)

Started by samijane
3 years ago
Started by [Disabled]
1 year ago

Chat? Feelig low

Just lookig for a friend to talk to maybe go get some coffee im feeling low and feel lonely

Started by kim22
1 month ago
RomfordGreater LondonUK

Feeling alone and down

For anyone who what's to chat about your feelings

Started by benhall1
3 years ago

Hampshire Support

I would like to dedicate this group to finding like-minded people in the local area. I think many of you will agree that your struggles are less daunting if you have someone who understands you. About the group: My aim is to just get local people in touch with one another, maybe find some common ground. I would like to be able to set up meet ups eventually but hey, one step at a time! I hope that others will find some comfort here.

Anyone in the Northamptonshire area

Hi, I was looking for groups in my local area and could not seem to any, however there seem to be groups for other places. I thought it would be a good idea to start one, so people can make new connections in there local area.

Started by mammablue
2 years ago

Make new friends and get out of the house...

I'm lonely and in need of some friends and support. .. would be great to have a group in which we can arrange meet ups and talk over the phone. Any one is welcome

anyone from Kent chat/friendship

Hi I am Sarah and would love to chat and maybe meet people who can understand the daily struggle of anxiety and depression

Started by sarahjane65
1 year ago

Friends around Derbyshire

Looking for friends what can understand each others positions. I'm 25 and I like to game gardening drawing and writing but I'm up for anything I'm just sick of feeling alone and I can't be the only. My partner left me for my friend and stopped me seeing my kids I need some positive people around me and I just thought we could get through it together

Started by karlsoul
14 hours ago

New here

Hey. I’m new to the site and have no idea what I’m doing haha. Hoping to chat and make some friends :)

Started by staceybrad12
3 days ago

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