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Do you know what it's like to be sectioned... by the courts?

So, if you’ve read my previous post then you do know what it means to be sectioned. However, not everyone who has been sectioned has gone down the pathway of “innocence”. 1,519 more words

Psychology

Do you really know what it means to 'be sectioned'?

You hear it on the news, on soaps, and in magazines. Another celebrity has been sectioned, or that criminal who committed that crime was  2,009 more words

Psychology

I should like to be a horse

Queen Elizabeth II is more or less the same age as my Mum, but there the similarity ends. Oh no, they both have those old lady perms. 568 more words

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"When I get through the glass"

The ward’s on an upper floor, down a long, long corridor with a key pad on the door and a thing you have to announce yourself through, and then they come and get you, very slowly.  734 more words

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Rage

Does anyone have any ideas about dealing with it? Because I don’t.

The other night the local mental health place decided to break into our 86 year old mother’s house, in our absence and in spite of our emphatic, joint refusal over the telephone, and inform us they are going to Section her to a hospital miles and miles away, since a bed happens to have become available. 843 more words

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