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Going Back Into Treatment

Tomorrow I begin treatment again at my local Community Eating Disorder services after over a year fending for myself. It’s safe to say ‘apprehensive’ doesn’t even come close to covering how I feel about this. 1,076 more words

Mental Health

MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. 'AT LEAST IT CAN'T GET ANY WORSE, RIGHT?'

By Rob Harding

Content warning: mental health, eating disorders, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety disorder, suicide.

This article is not written in the Radical’s usual style, with all the froth and fury about parts of society that might be ‘broken’ or ‘harmful’ or ‘dog-fucked beyond human comprehension by a swarm of grey-suited sociopaths inexplicably elected by a suicidal electorate’. 1,284 more words

Inter|national

Diagnosis : ASD

I have finally had the draft report back from the psychologist. All diagnostic criteria for ASD met. AQ 44/50 and EQ 19/80. The psychologist is “reasonably certain” that I’m autistic. 1,458 more words

Where are the therapists?

It’s so hard to find a therapist. They are only available to answer the phone at certain times and you always get answering machines telling you ‘if you’re calling about a therapy place, I’m sorry to inform you that I have no free places and the waiting list is closed’. 1,701 more words

Depression

Waiting Lists...Watch this Space

Colin Barnett had made election promises to assist with the problem of wait lists into retirement village living and helping seniors to downsize. We wonder what Mark McGowan will do to help with this problem? 16 more words

Seniors

My Journey through the Independent Living Movement, by Lorraine Cooke

Lorraine Cooke recalls her experience of moving from a residential service back to her family home, before moving to a home of her own. She also tells us why the Independent Living Movement is so important to her. 564 more words

Activism

The waiting list that never ends

So near and yet so far. After all the delays in getting assessed for autism we were finally starting to make some progress. AQ and EQ questionnaires all done. 158 more words