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HelperStealer

Marvel 1
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
'Marvel'... I prefer DC myself.
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2999
United Kingdom

Mary0000

Supporter 6
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
Hi everyone , my name is Mary . I enjoy talking, listening and helping people in need.  I have been through a lot myself and i guess thats what makes me compassionate. I would love to listen, and be a friend in need for you and give you my best advices  or just  being a shoulder to cry on . I am here for you :)  I usually take 1 or 2 chats , so I can give you all of my attention, thats why sometimes I have an orange bullet (it means being busy) Please, do not waste your time by sending me sexual chats, I do not accept them .  We can talk about : anxiety, depression , break ups, relationship/family stress, breakups, bullying, general mental health, forgiveness, loneliness, managing emotions, student life :)
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Greece

onedirection1213

Exemplar 4
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Only taking chats for limited time only! I'm only taking certain chats like issues such as anxiety, depression, panic attacks, general mental health, LGBTQ+, and men’s & women’s issueHey there. My name is onedirection1213, but you can call me Jacie or moo<3 im 18, and a grad intern on 7 cups. My hobbies consist of... helping people, making new friends, reading, singing, drawing/painting (or just art in general), listening to music, baking, making people smile, and giving compliments. Fun fact about me is that im a youtuber! Im very creative. Im also funny, super nice, kind, and caring. I have a few mental health problems such as depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and a tad bit of anger issues. I also speak Spanish too. My favorite color is purple, blue and black. I love baby animals, like turtles and bunnies and puppies and COWS, MOOOOOO etc... I been a listener for 3 years now. And... I think that’s all about me. Any Questions? IM ALSO THE COOLEST COW EVER!!!!!! MOOO "A good listener is very nearly as attractive as a good talker. You cannot have a beautiful mind if you do not know how to listen."My roles and teams im on!! Im a group mod, a peer supporter,  im on the friendship and relationship support team, 35+ team, im on the safety patrol team, i think thats all.  Listener Twins!!!  @electricbird @Azurentz @peppermintlove @littleblup i saw an ant in my kitchen, and i placed a few sugar cubes infront of her, she had some and went to go tell her friends and i quickly hide the sugar cubes, because i wanted them to think she was a liar. Lol Moo  
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2332
United States

ColorsAndPromises

Master 5
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
It's okay to be a little bit crazy. I'd much rather be out of my mind than trapped in it.
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1419
India

DanaMH

Marvel 13
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Currently on vacation and not returing until late April 7 with limited access to internet.  If you need forum help with 35+ please contact SoulfullyAButterfly for Room questions please contact pamharley003 or caringPanda45.Sorry not accepting member chats at this time other than regular members that I listen to. Please see here for a listener:  https://www.7cups.com/BrowseListeners/I like to help others and like to be helped also. Created the following to help everyone please let me know if there is a web site that I should add as a resource:           ACT resources     -  An Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy   CBT resources -  How CBT can help-  Anxiety Worksheets-  Cognitive distortions -  Health anxiety -  psychologytools.com/download-therapy-worksheets.html   DBT resources -  psychcentral.com/lib/an-overview-of-dialectical-behavior-therapy/ -  lmgroeszpsychotherapy.com -  Coping with Flashbacks -  Feelings wheel -  Turning the mind Activity Scheduling Activities can be connected to the way you feel. If you track feelings of depression, you may discover that when you are depressed you are more passive and less active. Following the observation that depressed people tend to stop doing pleasurable activities, depression treatments often emphasize increasing the weekly number of pleasurable activities. Additional ways to improve mood: Surround yourself with people who have a positive impact on you Invest in friendships and have a “go to” person that you can trustBecome more forgiving - forgive yourself and forgive others Build on areas of strength and note evidence for new beliefs that replace old negative beliefs (praise yourself for things you accomplish)Keep a gratitude journal   Coping skills -  Alphabet of Stress Management and Coping Skills -  Adult Pleasant Activities -  Adult Pleasant Events -  99 Coping Skills   Books -  5 love languages and then discuss it-  Mindfulness for borderline personality disorder   Contacts -  Cancer-  Cahoots-  Doctor Reviews-  Doctor Specialists-  Acupuncture-  Chiropractor-  Dermatologists-  ENT – Ear, Nose, Throat-  Find A Hospital-  Find A Physician-  Find top rated doctor in my area-  GI - gastroenterology-  Gynecologists-  Doctor search-  What to expect from visit-  Hospital Reviews-  How To Find A Doctor That Accepts My Insurance-  How To Search For Doctors That Accept Medicaid-  Massage-  OBGYNs-  Ophthalmologist and Optometrists: Similarities and Differences-  Types of Doctors-  Urgent Care-  Find a Trusted Mental Health Treatment Center for You-  Hourglass-  Mission-  NAMI-  National Suicide Prevention Lifeline – 800-273-8255/Text 741741 (Text Start)-  Pleasant activities list-  Couples-  Find a therapist-  Open Source Counseling-  Optometrist-  Psychologytoday-  Types of Therapists-  List of suicide crisis lines-  befrienders.org - helps you find helplines by country-  imalive.org - an online crisis chat service, for anyone anywhere in the world.-  Psych Central Common Hotline Phone Numbers-  suicide.org - List of suicide helplines-  suicidestop.com - helps you find online chat, emergency numbers and crisis hotlines for many different countries in the world-  Warmline-  White Bird-  WomanSpace   Self-help guides -  7cups   Other Links -  Abortion-  Advice for Teens-  Alcohol-  Anger and Aggression-  Anxiety-  Bible Study-  Breathing Exercises And Techniques -  Detox Local-  Exercises for Relaxation-  Problems-  Problems: Causes, Tests, and Treatments-  Coping with Depression-  Crisis hotlines the recovery group-  Depression - A majority of people experience depression at least once during their lifetime, but they may or may not be aware of it. Understanding what depression is begins the journey toward recovering from depression. You may not realize that depression symptoms are not just emotional. Depression is much more than a low mood, feeling sad, and being irritable. There are cognitive (e.g., self-criticism and hopeless thoughts), behavioral (e.g., isolating from others and having difficulty ’getting started’ with activities), and physical (e.g., sleep problems and change in appetite) symptoms as well. The mind and body are very much connected, and the way that depression affects someone demonstrates that strong connection. Learn more about what depression is by reading the Depression Guide on 7 Cups of Tea’s website. You can also talk to someone about your experience of depression by requesting to chat with one of our listeners.Millions of people suffer from depression everyday? How do I know if I'm depressed or if I'm just sad?-  Forgiveness -  How to Get Help-  Key To a Happier Future-  Letting go of grudges and bitterness-  Minors Legal Questions and Answers   Panic Attacks -  10 Ways to Stop a Panic Attack-  Psychology and its practice-  Psychologytoday-  What Does the Bible Say-  Guide to Women's Self Defense and Self Protection-  Healing Self-Hate-  Healthy Relationships, Sexuality and Disability-  Help with your sex life-  How to help a friend who is being abused-  Instant Self-Denfense-  Self Help Resources-  Womens Health-  MentalHelp - Comprehensive Mental Health and Mental Illness information on topics like Depression, Bipolar, Suicide, Anxiety, Addiction, Schizophrenia, and more.-  Mindfulness meditation-  A Bad Dream Is More Than Just A Dream: The Science Of Nightmares-  Adult nightmares-  Causes and facts-  How can you interpret dreams-  Research and Treatments-  Prevent nightmares-  Psychologytoday-  Sleep Disorders-  Sleep Education-  Parents & Teachers: Tips & Advice for Talking to Teens About Sex-  PTSD: National Center for PTSD-  Women and PTSD-  Child sexual abuse-  Dealing with Rape-  How to Prevent a Potential Rape-  Help after rape and sexual assault-  If your child is raped-  http://www.sarsas.org.uk/self-help-guides/-  https://www.helpguide.org/articles/ptsd-trauma/recovering-from-rape-and-sexual-trauma.htm-  Medical Examination of the Rape Victim-  Raiin-  Rape Victims Prone to Suicide-  Sex, Sexuality, and Sexual Disorders-  Sexual Assault Survivor's Guide-  Sexual Misconduct Law and Legal Definition-  Statutory Rape: A guide to state laws and reporting requirements-  Survivors Chat-  Things Not to Say to a Survivor of a Sexual Crime-  What is Sexual Violence-  Recovering Your Mental Health-  How Can I Satisfy My Sexual Desire If I’m Destined For Singleness Read the book5 love languagesand then discuss it-  Setting boundaries-  Understanding Ourselves and Our Relationships-  https://www.rainn.org/articles/self-care-after-trauma-  Self Growth-  Self Injury outreach and support-  Self-Soothing Techniques: Distraction-  Sex Addicts Anonymous-  Sex Therapy-  Social Anxiety-  Taking Care of YOU: Self-Care for Family Caregivers-  Teaching kids consent ages 1-21-  Teen Health-  Therapy Worksheets and Handouts-  Trauma Self-Help Books & Workbooks-  Why do men rape women-  Women self defense
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3290
United States

peacefulOasis47

Scholar 3
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
Hello! I'm Tamara! I am a verified listener and a churchgoer if that helps, I am also a bass player and guitar player and vocalist and I love cats and family and music and everything in between!I am also involved with the 35+ Community! & Positivity and Gratitude! The Welcoming Team Member for The Around The World & Anxiety! My Listener twin 💛 @Baliey4everx💛
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609
United States

ItsDev

Master
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Unfortunately, I'm only accepting referrals and scheduled 1-1 Member chats. If you currently need support, please connect with any of our other, amazing Listeners via the Browse Listeners page or schedule a chat using the button below!Hey there!I'm Devon, but everyone just calls me Dev. I'm a trained Listener here on 7Cups. Let me tell you a little bit about me: I am from Scotland, UK and have a large passion for acting, theatre, video games and exploring with my drone.Projects and TeamsSupport Team Leader - Events Team I run the Adult Events Team and organise fun and exciting new events throughout the community.Support Room Mentor - Member Hangout I monitor the health and safety of the Member Hangout room and work to improve it however I can.Chatroom Mentor - Listener Support Room I keep the Listener Support Room safe and answer any questions that Listeners may have, as well as providing Chat Support.Project Agent - Hobby Zone I help the Hobby Zone sub-community with various tasks and projects.Safety Patrol Team - Profile FlaggingI flag inappropriate and unprofessional profiles to keep the community safe.Verifiers TeamI help new Listeners to become Verified Listeners.Global ModeratorI monitor the Group Support Rooms to keep them as safe and supportive as possible.Peer SupporterI support Listeners after a difficult, triggering or stressful chat. Listener Twins and FamilyThese are some truly amazing Listeners and close-friends that I have gotten to know and grow a very strong, professional relationship with that I cannot thank enough for doing all of the hard work that they do:Brightheart993Canadian Twinnie: I have known Kara for the longest of all my twinnies and have shared so much together.ToxicUnicornFamily Twinnie: Toxi is like a sibling to me, she is so kindhearted, caring and supportive to both myself and everyone she comes in contact with.MidnightRaven999Winged Twinnie: Raven is a very talented Listener who I have known for such a long time, very lovely person.BunnieLuvGrowing Twinnie: Bunnie has grown and progressed so, so much as a Listener since I first met them and they truly are a delight to speak to.LeeTheUnicornMajestic Twinnie: What can't Lee do? He does so much for the 7Cups community and still finds time to make the chatrooms a delight to enter.InternalAcceptanceSparkling Twinnie: Behind the dark wolf in their profile picture lies one of the brightest and friendliest people you could ever meet. Always brightens up the Listener chatrooms.ItsJoelSimilarity Twinnie: Is there anything Joel and I don't have in common? She is so loving but also very funny to talk to.
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353
United Kingdom

Jenna

Epitome 19
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
I'm Jenna. I've been here for 5 years and it has been an impactful time in my life both for my own well-being and having the privilege to support others. My main focus on chat topics is anxiety, bipolar depression, DID, and trauma chats. You can find a full list of topics I support down below under categories. I work almost non-stop at my real life job which unfortunately has a huge impact on my availability. For this reason, I am not able to take on long-term members at this time until I am able to find a balance.♥I only take scheduled chats for 1 hour a day based on my work schedule♥My InvolvementActive Listening 1Depression Support Team LeaderFeed Team LeaderForum MentorPeer Support LeaderSafety PatrolVerifying ListenersMy Twinderfuls:@asthebeesays@coolvibes@fluffyUnicorns84@Teagan@vivelespatates@wonderfulPumpkin71
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4830
United States

AnyaS

Pinnacle 12
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
*Not taking new chats at the moment due to time constraints!**Life is a journey that everyone goes through. Think of it as a story told by you. There are many ups in life as well as many downs but it is up to the author of each story to determine the next chapter.* ~Anya Members/GuestMental health is important 365 days/year. Many people suffer from mental health issues but they are too afraid to speak about it because of the stigma all around us. But what’s harder than dealing with mental health issues, is pretending that you aren’t struggling. You shouldn’t have to pretend like you are always okay, out of fear that others will judge you or talk about you or think any less of you. No matter what you are dealing with, you are still you. The only thing that matters is that you know your strength and your courage, and let me tell you, everything that you are is more than enough, no matter who you are or what you are going through. So don’t be ashamed of any part of it. Your battles are what shape you into that strong and amazing person. And no matter what anyone tells you, it’s okay not to feel that you are strong and amazing every day. It’s okay not to believe it for a while. It’s okay to struggle. I assure you, you are not alone. Every single one of us goes through that at some point or another. I will always be here to listen to your story, and I will not ever judge you, or make you feel ashamed of what you are going through, or see you as anything less than the wonderful person you are. Because I know that at the end of the day, the one who has the courage to speak about it, is the one who is the strongest of them all. ListenersI want you all to remember that you guys are truly amazing. Spending time on here to help others during your free time shows dedication, compassion, and kindness on your part. Thank you so much for doing this. I know that all of our fellow members truly appreciate it! Got a question for me? Feel free to send me a message at any time and I will get back to you as soon as I can!My InvolvementChatroom Teen Star LeaderQuality Teen StarTeen Listener Teams Leader Listener Learning Support Team Co-Leader (Teens)Self Harm Recovery Support Team Leader (Teens) Trauma Open Chat Host (Teens)Peer Supporter Group Moderator Chatroom DoorkeeperIt's a wonderful honor to have the opportunity to train others, to guide them while they learn and to be a friend throughout their journies! I am so thankful for all of my amazing mentees who are always willing to learn and who make everything I do on here worth it! It's a blessing to be able to witness your growth and watch you become the amazing listeners you are!Thank you to @summertimesamness and @Imogene , two of my mentees who made me these beautiful personalized cards! I truly appreciate the time you took to make these! It really touches my heart that you guys did this! @summertimesamness@Imogene
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891
Canada

Tazzie

Exemplar 10
Listens to Teens & Over 18
Active in last week
Hello! My name is Tazzie. You can also call me Taz. I am a Sub-Community & CML Ambassador.I'm also involved in the following leadership roles:❑ Community Mentor Leader❑ Adult & Teen Quality Mentor❑ Adult & Teen Chatroom Mentor❑ Forum Mentor ❑Teen Transition Mentor
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833
United States

LilyBlossom21

Expert 1
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
I'm very open minded and patient. My twins are: @MieraCurie @israNMSL @CompassionateListener88 @Glue @idkme3 My nest buddy is @zaracaz Special amazing people who are worth mentioning: @vroomvrooom @PalmTreesNRainbows @whitenightfury @peacefuloasis47 @scenictruth04  @YourfriendSigi I feel there is no way to properly give you credit but you have been a friend, trained with me and helped me hone in on my skills. You're invaluable as a listener and as all the roles you have taken on here.
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548
South Africa

Jennoa2017

Maven 11
Listens to Over 18
Active in last week
 Hello, I'm Jennifer and I'm a verified listener.  I am also currently a 7cups Intern and on the Safety Patrol Team.   About Jennifer:  I specialise in D.I.D, depression, stress and generalised anxiety. I am unexperienced in and choose not to discuss:  Relationship/sexual/social matters and anger management issues.     Any issues with weight, I am unexperienced in.   Though I can assist with difficult emotions that may arise.      I work very professionally during emotional times.      Booking an appointment:  I work by appointments and also provide long term support.  Visit https://jennifer7cups.youcanbook.me/ to book a chat.  No personal contact information is required to make the booking. This is a 7cups approved booking website.    Alternatively you can send a message and I will provide you with my upcoming availability.  I update my schedule on a weekly basis.   Long term support:     Those wanting long term support, I can offer you ongoing assistance.    Message me any time and if I am available in that moment, I will do so.    If unavailable, I won't be able to respond at the time.    There may be times I need to leave for work or a personal commitment.    Delays in response time may be expected, as I may be commited to other tasks.        Example of both support methods:  Online: live appointments (45 - 60 minute appointments - Longer if requested)  Offline: occasional messaging (Long-term support with some reply delay)   If you are in a crisis and I'm unavailable, please seek another listener or contact an emergency hotline.  Important information & boundaries:  Suicidal/self harm is an urgent priority I respond to first.   If a member however is feeling this way, we advise http://suicide.org/   Mental health sufferers are a high priority.      Sexual requests/flirting/threats/harrassment I may block/ban.   Triggering chats will get 2 warnings before ending the chat.      I do not answer messages if I am not 100% well to support you.   (Though I will inform you if this is the case).   I may take self care breaks if I have personal matters to attend to.   Dependency issues:  It is not uncommon to develop an emotional connection with a supporter.   I am often asked for personal contact information / social media.   I choose not to give out my information as this is one of my boundaries.  I choose to listen but choose not to form friendships inside or outside 7cups.   Unhealthily dependant members will be advised to seek another listener.   7cups permits to ban/block members if my mental health is compromised.  My boundaries are not listed to be unfriendly. It ensures the healthiest approach to your mental health and mine by having a professional relationship.  Thank you for your understanding, patience and reading through my terms.   I appreciate the support and feedback. Warm regards   Jennifer  
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2047
Australia