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    They want me to swap care agencies I don't want to swap it is making me very anxious if I do swap care agencies I have said to them I won't have a career at all and I won't have anybody in my flat to check up on me
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    Flintshire Advocacy Services North Wales 1 The Podium, Ambrose Lloyd Centre, New Street, Mold, Flintshire CH7 1NP 01352 759332 [email protected] The advocacy service is structurally independent from statutory organisations. The service is designed and operates in a way which is free...
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    and another goddam thing about this site

    It advertises dating agencies . For gods sake. Dating agencies where people like me are around. Zoosk.they advertise zoosk. One of their partners or sponsors or shit. I went on that. I gotta message from a lady. First message. I shit you not. She said "just to let you know. I want a baby. I...
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    Bullying may have worse long-term effects than child abuse. NHS Choices.

    Bullying may have worse long-term effects than child abuse. NHS Choices. "Bullied children are five times more at risk of anxiety than those maltreated," reports the Daily Mail. A study looking at both UK and US children found an association between childhood bullying and anxiety, depression...
  5. Per Ardua Ad Astra

    Law Centre Wins 95 per cent of 'Fit for Work' Appeals

    Here is some heart-warming news, which provides some grounds for optimism: Volunteer law project wins 95% of 'fit for work' test appeal cases | Society | The Guardian A volunteer project, set up by a law centre, has been taking on test cases for people denied ESA and found 'fit for work' - and...
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    Research into cardiac & nervous system research on Escitalopram, Venlafaxine & Quetiapine.

    Research into cardiac & nervous system research on Escitalopram, Venlafaxine & Quetiapine. Please note this has been approved by the moderators Research into cardiac & nervous system research on Escitalopram, Venlafaxine & Quetiapine. European Medicines Agency Calls for Suspending Generic...
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    Darley Dale - Matlock Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health Stancliffe House Molyneux Business Park Darley Dale Matlock Derbyshire DE4 2HJ 01629 733915 [email protected] We will work with anyone affected by, or with an interest in, mental health issues. If we cannot...
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    West Yorkshire

    Bradford Positive Minds Positive Minds is a grassroots based action group within Bradford District. It is focused on ensuring older people with depression are treated fairly and equitably. It is also determined to influence policy and service provision. Positive Minds seeks to foster effective...
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    Dorset Dorset Mental Health Advocacy 29-29A Durngate Street Dorchester Dorset DT1 1JP 01305 261483 [email protected] We can: Offer support to accepted clients at meetings, court appearances, tribunals, ward rounds and Care Programme Approach (CPA) reviews Help make...
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    First time getting help

    Hey guys, I'm new here. I just wanted to ask you about how you manage or managed to get help with your depression. I realized I have depression a couple of months ago (well, I'm still not entirely sure, because I'm not a doctor and it's all based on my research online), and it's something...
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    Aish- Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped

    What are the pros and cons of getting aish? Does getting aish affect someone's ability to get a good job? When someone applies to a job does he or she have to reveal to the employer that she is getting aish ? Moreover, to what institutions and agencies does a person have to reveal that he or...
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    New to forum, need advice

    I'm new and not quite sure where to start, but here goes... I am basically a shut in, I have serious problems with my appearance, severe anxiety and post traumatic stress. I can't bear to be around anyone. I have no job, no social life whatsoever and haven't for years. I live with my father who...
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    Crisis Care Concordat

    There was a meeting this week hosted by Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police to talk about the Crisis Care Concordat. Something that each county is supposed to draw up where the different agencies commit to providing care for people a) to prevent them going into crisis b) to have...
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    Strategy to Deal With the Voices and Spooks as Well :-)

    Hi Ye All, Here's a Fine Strategy to Deal With Not just the "Voices" or Auditory Hallucinations but is so Nice and General enough that works well on all the Spooks that might bother you as well --- Some are these so called Industrial Spooks, Then There might be some Rogue-Agency Spooks Like the...
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    Specialist support services/agencies

    Hi, I am a carer for my mum who suffers from depression, agoraphobia, anxiety and panic attacks. She hasn't left the house for about 6 years and currently has an occupational therapist working with her (the second one this year who is leaving and there is going to be a gap before she gets a new...
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    In Schools

    Although I do so hesitently, I think that education about both mental illness and its law, and about the work of police and publicly known agencies, ought to be on the school curriculum in secondary schools. Not for purposes of recruitment, but for purposes of stability of mind in this day and...