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They might be listening but no-one really HEARS you.

The thing with having an illness you can’t diagnose with a blood test or an X-ray or some kind of biopsy is that its a non illness, a fantasy, all in your head. 770 more words

Dignum et iustum est, et vivet anima comice.

A message from beyond by Harold Peregrine Gibson

I H.P. Gibson being of sound mind, sound body, sound of wind and limb, hale and hearty, fit and healthy in every way, am rather surprised to be dead.  726 more words


Mental Health Services in crisis because of Coalition cuts to funding

A succession of Conservative governments have demonstrated very clearly that when it comes to funding established and crucial provisions for our most vulnerable citizens, they lack the foresight required to grasp that reducing funding means reducing our public services to a bare capacity for “firefighting” only – crisis management – rather than a much preferred “preventative” approach. 893 more words

Is it just me that thinks this is so wrong?

For the last two days, I have been trying to sort out my sons medication with the psychiatrist team at his local Mental Health center in Solihull. 753 more words


Wake Up Mental Health

“Wake up Mental health” Its time the Mental Health Services woke up and started a programme of education (for the staff) and services aimed at helping people that are on the Autistic Spectrum. 285 more words


Innovative mental health sanctuary to open in Bristol


Date: 30 Jul 2014

Bristol Clinical Commissioning Group has awarded a contract for the first sanctuary in the city where people can go who are experiencing severe emotional distress. 526 more words

Revising History

A handful of people associated with the Alternatives Conference, a big nationwide nut fest, funded by SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), the national mental health agency, have produced a history of what they are calling the consumer/survivor movement. 605 more words

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