Tags » Psychiatric Hospital

You can be the outcast or be the backlash of somebody's lack of love

I’ll skip over the obligatory “Oh, I haven’t blogged in forever” post because it’s quite obvious.

In April 2016 I was forcibly escorted by the police to a psych facility here in my new town and was admitted involuntarily. 339 more words

Delusional Rants

The day started off with Katy having one of her psychotic episodes. Eventually she started to have a verbal argument with one of the staff members. 471 more words

Psychiatry

Visiting Tara

Built in 1938, Tara is (or rather was) a stately old mansion on a hilltop overlooking the tree-lined northern suburbs of a city near my home town. 1,445 more words

Bipolar Mood Disorder

Out of Sight, Out of Mind?

This is a piece i was asked to write last year by the hospital for the local paper. It is about how my views of psychiatric hospitals and the people within them changed once i had become a patient myself. 847 more words

Bpd

Choose Life... (Trigger Warning - Suicide)

TRIGGER WARNING – TALKS ABOUT SUICIDE IN A GRAPHIC AND DESCRIPTIVE WAY, PLEASE DO NOT READ IF THIS IS LIKELY TO TRIGGER YOU.

The night I tried to end my own life I was as calm as I had ever felt, I was sure that taking my own life was my only option. 1,154 more words

Mental Health

Frustration

There was some frustration between some patients because the phones were off. In response Dawn and Jimmy kept on approaching one of the interns and pestering him to get the Supervising Nurse to turn the phones on. 910 more words

Psychiatry

Mike The Blood

One of the interns Joe often sits down and has informal talks with the patients in the Psych ward. Joe has a personal interest in getting to know each patient outside of what is written in their charts. 956 more words

Psychiatry