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Making a Slide Show of Greeting Cards Over the Years

It has been 2 hectic months since my last post.  Lots of things had happened.  Just got back from an overseas trip to Asia to visit family and friends. 709 more words

Unexpected knowledge - Things I've learned since being sectioned

Since starting to have mental health problems and then being sectioned, I’ve learned about things I never imagined existed or would need to know about. 561 more words

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donnakemp reblogged this on LYPFT Planning Care Network and commented:

Brings a whole new dimension to shared learning; we all have something to learn from this.........

What are universities doing to help student's mental health?

It’s the Easter ‘break’ from university, where students up and down the country are revising frantically for exams, in the midst of stress. When I awoke in the middle of the night, struggled to get back to sleep, and thought ‘maybe I should just start revising now’ it lead me to wonder how many other students are having sleepless nights at the thought of exam season. 435 more words

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Feeding the voices within

Me and food have many issues.

Me and my body have many issues.

Infact I have many issues full stop!

I have struggled with eating disordered behaviours for years.  585 more words

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A life of Mental Illness


March 12th 2014.
I am feeling so much more confident today, it feels as though I have had an epiphany. I don’t have to keep feeling this guilt any more.
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Sitting, Waiting, Wishing.

So we’re sitting here, having phoned the mental health team to see if we can find out what is happening to my care and, as usual, we’ve been put on hold for ages, then there was nobody available to talk right now can we call you back?   172 more words

Survey reveals people’s worsening mental health as benefit cuts, unemployment and poor housing affect communities

Source: Mind

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Date of publication: March 2014

Publication type: News

In a nutshell: Reports on a survey carried out by Mind and the College of Social Work, saying… ” Social workers and the charity managers agreed that benefit cuts, unemployment and to a lesser extent poor housing were the main factors driving up the increase in demand for mental health services.” 17 more words

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