I've had depression and anxiety problems since I was very young. I can't remember which started first. I haven't recieved any real good care for it, infact I've only tried twice, the first was with a counselor with the mind of a duck, and the second was a clinical study. At the study, we decided that it seemed like what would help my depression is a structered schedual and planned activites. However, those are the exact things that i have anxiety about. i had a lot of attendance problems in school because of it. there we days when id consider breaking a limb on purpose just so i wouldnt have to go. is there anything you can think of that might help both?
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