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psych hospital Vs. Clinical respite VS peer respite

Hi everyone,

So am writing on what I hope is a good discussion topic. I know there are several options in terms of where someone can go when in emotional crisis. 397 more words

Mental Illness

Mind the gap-slipping through the cracks in the mental health service

Two days ago, I had an appointment to get my lithium bloods done. At my discharge review last Monday, I met a nurse that said it was likely she was going to be my new CPN. 1,801 more words

Mental Health

Thoughts In a Psychiatric Hospital

I’m an incompetent complication. I fucking suck. What am I doing here? You mean to say that I can decipher the poems of the late greats like John Donne and Andrew Marvell but I can’t figure out my own, in comparison, minuscule mind?! 57 more words

A Brief Conclusion to a Long Introduction

This is the last part of my 3 part introduction series, so if you haven’t read the previous two entries, please do so.


She slowly turned around in her armchair, keeping her eyes on me at all times while she picked up the receiver of her office phone. 518 more words

Diaries From The Psych Ward

At the Hospital

At the Hospital. Acrylic on stretched canvas 22″ x 26″. By Julie Kwiatkowski Schuler
19th century hospital workers wait for a psychiatric patient who has climbed up a tree. 37 more words


R - #AtoZChallenge on Mental Health

Welcome to the #AtoZChallenge on mental health, day 18. Today’s letter is R. Enjoy.


Recovery is the patient-led process of learning to live a fulfilling life with or beyond one’s mental illness. 358 more words

Mental Health