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  1. S

    Voluntary hospital admission?

    Having been in a mental health ward twice I hated it, but the past week I’ve been getting worse, to the point I’m having to see my cpn every day. Has anyone asked their cpn to admit them to hospital? Is this something that I would be able to do. I feel I can’t keep myself safe, as much as I...
  2. B

    What is the quickest possible way for Schizophrenia to be officially diagnosed in the UK?

    What is the quickest possible way for Schizophrenia to be officially diagnosed in the UK? Hello people Pretty sure all the symptoms are present, just never been discussed with anyone, and never been acknowledged due to almost complete isolation from society since 12. Been joining up the dots...
  3. Danniegirl1990

    how things are going..

    I have been slightly dissociating, been taking clonazpam with quetiapine to knock myself out do the dissociation gets work. I spoke to my Care coordinater about a short admisson...so the crisis team is coming today. I HAVE BEEN TRYING EVERY THING TO TRY AND PREVENTING IT FROM GETTING WOSE. my...
  4. S

    NHS Occupational Health check - very worried!!!

    Hi everyone, Yesterday I got offered a place to be part of a HCA training development programme with the NHS conditional of passing CRB + occupational health checks. I've sent my form disclosing mental health problems - including that I've been under section over the past 3 years, and spent a...
  5. tiltawhirl

    Do UK pharmacies track refill dates?

    This is very regulated, to an annoying extent, in the USA. Prescriptions are written for 30 days and you can refill only on or after the 30 day mark. (What if you travel much, like I used to?) Anyway, I often read on here of people taking more than their dosage and always wonder, does that mean...
  6. F

    'I felt like an animal in a feeding zoo': how eating disorders are treated in England

    'I felt like an animal in a feeding zoo': how eating disorders are treated in England When Ruth Parker, 20, from Leeds, first sought treatment for an eating disorder, instead of being offered support she was – perversely – left thinking that she was too big to be anorexic. After being...
  7. J

    Am I Going to Hospital Informally? - Terrified Please Help

    I am in Bed day and night not functioning etc. Told Gp who has spoken to Care Co as he thinks I need admission. CC is having a meeting apparently with Consultant tomorrow. Do I really have a choice - they will realise I am quite Unwell. Do they take seriously what a good GP says. CMHT were...
  8. S

    Sexual assault whilst in a Psychiatric Hospital *TRIGGER WARNING*

    For the past 5 months, I have been an inpatient in my local psychiatric hospital. I was placed under Section 2 of the Mental Health Act therefore my admission to hospital was compulsory for the first 28 days. Throughout my admission, I had been placed on another Section 2 and a Section 3...
  9. H

    Can anyone understand this?

    I have just received a telephone call from my GP surgery to ask me if I am okay and that my name comes up as being at risk of a hospital admission. It was the nurse that rang and I questioned her further as to why this would be so given I have not visited the surgery for some time and am really...
  10. bluemoon2

    What is an acute ward like?

    My psychiatrist has agreed with me that a planned hospital admission would benefit my current situation and for the purpose of diagnostics. I will only need to be in a couple of days to a few weeks and feel pretty out of place as I will be away from my routine and such which they understand, but...
  11. B

    Overdosed twice this week

    No hospital admission although I was kept in for two days on a drip, I overdosed two days previous to that. Is this treatment appropriate? So far oh cpns have complained about me using their services too much.
  12. cpuusage

    List of reasons for admission to an insane asylum from the late 1800s

    List of reasons for admission to an insane asylum from the late 1800s | Dangerous Minds
  13. J

    Newbie

    Hello all, I'm new to this forum, so please forgive me if I pop up every so often with stupid questions :-/ I've never joined any mental health groups before, although I have psychotic depression it's well controlled on meds. However, my partner of 2 yrs has schizoaffective disorder & is...
  14. F

    First results of a refeeding program in a psychiatric intensive care unit for patients with extreme anorexia nervosa (trigger?)

    First results of a refeeding program in a psychiatric intensive care unit for patients with extreme anorexia nervosa (trigger?) Background Anorexia nervosa (AN) is associated with a high mortality rate. This study describes a compulsory re-feeding program established in Munich for extremely...
  15. vanish

    Hi all the Aussies!

    Another Aussie here! I'm from north of Brisbane and thought I'd say hi. I live with schizophrenia (paranoid type) and major depression. My story is I've been in and out on the revolving door of the hospitals for many years until last year when I decided to get private health insurance. It isn't...
  16. I'm Kate

    If sectioned, do you get admitted straightaway?

    If I am assessed under the Mental Health Act and am seen as needing to be sectioned, do staff give me the choice of being admitted voluntarily first? Does the admission happen straightaway? Scared :'( xx
  17. F

    A memory that haunts me

    A memory that haunts me This has been on my mind today, as it is on most days, and I thought I’d share it with you so you can get a snapshot of how it can be on the psych ward. I was a sectioned patient, on a section 2 because I was going to sacrifice myself and would not agree to an admission...
  18. S

    New here, looking for advise and support

    Hi I've just joined and Just looking for support really. I've been a self harmer for years upon years going through a few goodish places but mostly not :( Spent half an hour with GP this morning, she offered me voluntary admission, I turned it down, I'm hoping a section will not be required...
  19. anouska

    Please help me

    My minds racing, racing, racing. I don't know what happened., just switched yesterday. Can barely talk, minds racing so fast! extreme chitter chatter in my head. I don't want hospital admission, my god NO. Please help me, what can I do right now to stop this. I'm scared to death, shaking...
  20. M

    Does anyone know of any retreats for people with mental health problems?

    Does anyone know of any retreats for people with mental health problems? I would really appreciate any information relating to the above. I know I will have to pay but cant afford too much. Just trying to avoid hospital admission. Any replies much appreciated. xx Mm
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