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Mental Health Awareness - A good thing?

I’ve been observing a few conversations recently about whether the rise of Mental Health Awareness campaigns and training are a good thing. It’s interesting and a bit puzzling to me, so I’ve been giving it some thought. 1,300 more words

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Mental Health Services: a view from both sides of the office door.

Having seen a lot on Twitter recently about the awful situations that fellow BPD sufferers have experienced at the hands of the UK mental health system, I thought I would take the time to write a post of my own to add my voice to the growing roar of disaffection. 3,795 more words

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How do campuses respond to students with mental issues?

Perhaps no educational campus is free of students with some or another kind of mental or emotional issues. Considering the wide diversity of students that enroll into American colleges and the varied backgrounds they come from; it is no surprise that American colleges will have to deal with such students. 594 more words

Healthcare Webinars

6 Weeks Continued

When the ambulance arrived, I grabbed my handbag and headed out the door. The ambulance crew said they had seen him up the lane, but when they’d stopped to speak to him B had just given him a dead stare. 484 more words

Loving Someone With Mental Health Issues

The right group of crazy

For years, I’ve been an oddball.

No ones understood me. No one relates to me. I was alone. I’d never met anyone even remotely similar to me…until I found my crazy college. 613 more words

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Side-Effects

Risperidone

Quetapine

Lithium carbonate

Olanzapine

Fluoxetine

Flupenthixol

Citalopram

Venlafaxine

Clozapine

Mirtazapine

Haloperidol

Aripiprazole

Sertraline

Amitriptyline

Lorazepam

Diazepam

Temazepam

Zopiclone

Are all the medications I can remember taking over the past 10 years in services (there’s probably far more). 718 more words

Emergency petitions

Emergency petitions can be used on adults who are at immediate risk of harming themselves (DTS) or harming others (DTO) and are not willing to get mental health treatment. 426 more words

Crisis Services