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    Campaign to get Bupropion in the UK, anyone interested?

    Dear all, I've been reading this forum for a while but have only just registered to post. My own personal background is a Brit living in Austria. I started with depression about six years ago and have been on treatment for three. I went through multiple other medications before finding that...
  2. cpuusage

    The continuum is a one way street

    The continuum is a one way street – Apsych On February 22, 2016 By Apsych A few years ago, the Time to Change campaign would have been exactly the kind of thing I spent my time arguing for. Now, mental health seems to be everywhere, and I feel somehow hollow and disinherited. I think blogger...
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    Rethink supported housing campaign

    https://www.rethink.org/get-involved/campaigns/housing-campaign
  4. F

    is it bad to write in a letter you are suicidal

    I wrote to my housing association CEO to say i am stressed out of the harassment I am receiving from my hosing officer who has said I will be getting a notice of eviction. I also said to him I am suicidal over this and how this woman is harassing me. My eviction notice is based of fake...
  5. cpuusage

    Royal Family Dons Headbands to Promote Mental Health Royals William, Kate and Harry Announce New Mental Health Initiative

    Royal Family Dons Headbands to Promote Mental Health Royals William, Kate and Harry Announce New Mental Health Initiative What do people think about this? Royals William, Kate and Harry Announce New Mental Health Initiative - ABC News Prince William, Princess Kate and Prince Harry capped a...
  6. calypso

    Reducing ESA by £30

    I received this from Rethink - I don't know if this will work, no good at computers, but I think the more of us who join this campaign with them, will have an effect. https://www.rethink.org/welfarereform?utm_source=email&utm_medium=informz&utm_campaign=blank Its going before the Lords and...
  7. cpuusage

    Restraint in mental health services

    Restraint in mental health services | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health problems Experiences of restraint: How art and involvement have inspired change | Mind, the mental health charity - help for mental health problems [Links in Link]
  8. cpuusage

    Black Triangle Campaign UK Government Welfare Reform Deaths October 2015

    Black Triangle Campaign UK Government Welfare Reform Deaths October 2015 https://docs.google.com/document/d/12jkiSBduqdotTIqMFLaXIIsWO-wrveI9v2v1fKVu3tc/edit?pli=1
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    Campaign for safer bipolar medication just needs your signature

    The current medications for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are, of course, far better than nothing at all, and I would never recommend that anyone stop taking them without their doctor's agreement. However, they are far from perfect. Side effects include diabetes, abnormal muscle movements...
  10. G

    Bob shocker...???

    I miss Bobshocker ..... Anyone else ? Shall we start a campaign bring back Bob ?:clap:
  11. Apravo

    Helping others to help yourself

    After suffering anxiety issues for many years now, I have found the best way of improving my wellbeing is getting involved in voluntary stuff. There are so many people on here who write brilliant posts and journals, And I know due to different mental health issues may not be able to go...
  12. Gajolene

    ‘Supernatural’ Star Jared Padalecki Talks Depression and Why You Should ‘Always Keep Fighting’

    ‘Supernatural’ Star Jared Padalecki Talks Depression and Why You Should ‘Always Keep Fighting’ Jared Padalecki Talks Charity T-Shirt Campaign ‘Always Keep Fighting’ | Variety Variety spoke to Padalecki about his passion for the cause and his personal experience with depression. The interview...
  13. Gajolene

    A Strong Statement On Domestic Violence

    International Women's Day: Digital Poster Campaign Is A Strong Statement On Domestic Violence
  14. R

    Loneliness - does Mental Health cause it?

    I was chatting to someone about the root of some problems he's having. From what he said he sounded insecure, angry, isolated and unable to reach out....and I assumed it was a mental health issue at first.... ....but at the root of it was loneliness and finding himself in a situation with no...
  15. calypso

    Me again - can you sign a petition - Please!

    Hiya, as some may have seen before, we in Lancaster are fighting against the closure of female beds in Lancaster Psychiatric Hospital. We are told its temporary, but in fact its till at least March 2015 and longer if the second unit in Blackpool (nearly 60 miles away) is not completed by then...
  16. calypso

    Please help and write

    Our old psychiatric unit has closed and a brand new one was opened this year for both sexes in Lancaster. Suddenly, with no consultation or anything, they have decided to make it all male. Their logic is that if a man needs a bed and there is only a female one, then he will be sent elsewhere...
  17. ~minnie~

    Mental Health Campaign

    To the Mental Health Forum members, I am not advertising about random stuff, but I am advertising our campaign to try to stop the cuts/changes to our last TWO remaining Mental Health Resource Centres in Liverpool, Merseyside, UK. Please take your time to read the below (I know it's long but...
  18. A

    Campaign to change Work Capability Assessment i.e. the ATOS assessment

    This is a campaign asking for a more humane and holistic work capability assessment and cites the tragic number of deaths connected with it:- Stop The Welfare Reform Death Scandal! | Campaigns by You
  19. delatext

    Beating atos

    WENT TO ATOS FOR WCA RECENTLY , EXPECTING THE WORST ? WAS TOLD AT RECEPTION I HAD TO FILL IN A FORM AS I SAID I WANTED IT RECORDED, RECEPTIONIST RETURNED AND SAID ' YOU DO NOT NEED TO BE ASSESSED AS YOUR DOCTOR GAVE US 'ADDITIONAL INFORMATION '. THAT BEING I SHOWED MY DOCTOR BLACK TRIANGLE...
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    BLACK TRIANGLE CAMPAIGN - against ATOS assessments

    This organisation has some interesting info on their website:- Black Triangle Campaign | Anti-Defamation Campaign in Defence of Disability Rights Take note of their list of other recommended websites.