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I finally saw my psychiatrist this week after one whole year – coming off meds!

All good news here! Further to my notes about NHS treatment towards me… CLICK HERE TO SEE THE ARTICLE – opens in a new window

I saw my psychiatrist this week after a whole year waiting since they mucked up my appointments and failed to give me an appointment despite begging them (reception/appointments/secretary + more)

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Schizophrenia, hearing voices, Radio, Thanksgiving, my mum’s schizophrenia and care for mentally ill patients

I just couldn’t let the debate over the lack of medical care for Schizophrenic patients go by without saying something. I grew up watching my mum suffering with catatonic schizophrenia after all!

I have read more articles this last week about the matter, but the biggest impact for me was listening to the Jeremy Vine

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A new stance, for adults only, Thailand, sorting out problems, holidays, bullying, rape, NHS, family issues, relationships and mock exams

*This is for adults only to read – it could be triggering* Before I start, I would like you to know that I have not written this article to gain sympathy, or as an excuse for doing less – my reasons are totally sincere and I feel I would like to share some of my

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Unacceptable treatment from the NHS, uncaring mental health care by GP’s and Psychiatrists, the uncovering of ATOS Healthcare’s processes and charities like ‘Emergence’ offer training to professionals

As you will know I tend to write upbeat or informative articles, and I certainly do not have a ‘woe is me’ attitude, but today I am going to have to be a little negative – firstly, towards the mental health sector of the NHS (not the whole NHS service, of which I have had

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