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    I do not want to sulk any longer, but I feel if I do not let myself air our I will never figure myself out. I pray that someone can one day tell me what is wrong with me. Why can I not be happy? Why can I not have a true connection with anyone? I have tried to seek refuge in friends and...
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    relations with ex medical or care staff???

    I have Googled this questions and seem to only get the nursing and media option. I would like to know the option of other people who have mental health issues. I would like to know your option of having a relationship with an ex medical professional or someone who was professionally involved in...
  3. The Guvnah

    Delusional psychosis and the Mental Capacity Act - don't get this at all??

    Delusional psychosis and the Mental Capacity Act - don't get this at all?? Is anybody out there up to speed with the UK Mental Capacity Act and its effect on information sharing and patient confidentiality? I have a notionally titled child protection conference scheduled next week and would...
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    Lack capacity?

    I have a CTR meeting on Thursday, I'm in hospital on section. The doctor says I lack capacity, what implications does that have on me?
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    do you want to get better?

    Asking myself this question too because I am not sure. I mean I don't want to be depressed. I am on medication and I am doing better. The odd fleeting suicidal thought that sort of makes me say to myself "why the heck would you think that?" I am doing better. My meds aren't perfectly figured...
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    Bed all day

    I have been in bed all day minus getting breakfast and lunch for my kids....just pass the worst mom award this way. Also...my husband must be getting so tired of me, of my depression. I do nothing now amd once had such a high capacity.
  7. K

    I don't want to keep living if I'm never gonna get better

    I'm an 18 year old girl & I've been dealing with depression since I was 13. I became so sad & anxious. I couldn't (& still can't) focus in school. I just can't do anything anymore. I have no desire to do anything. I hate talking to people, I just want to be left alone. But then again I wish I...
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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...
  9. K

    im different to everyone else

    Hi I get a different reaction from drugs than what everyone else does. I have tried ecstacy and my friends felt great with no real comedown the next day. I didn't get the high but was very depressed for about a week afterwards. Cocaine makes my friends really confident and full of energy and...
  10. Sparklypurplepaws

    lacking mental capacity?

    It's a long story but I'm being assessed tomorrow because a dr thinks I'm lacking mental capacity - what does this mean please?????
  11. SarahD

    Suicide and Mental Health

    Suicide is no longer a crime. However if the suicidal feelings are directly caused by a mental illness you will be treated and prevented from killing yourself. But what if you have suffered a long time, and decide you don't want to go through it anymore? Dignitas, who provide assisted...
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    North Somerset/Avon

    North Somerset FRIEND- Community Mental Health Resource Centre FRIEND (North Somerset) Ltd. 39 Oxford Street Weston-Super-Mare North Somerset BS23 1TN Tel: 01934 622292. Drop-in Weston-super-Mare Monday, Wednesday and Friday 12.00 to 16.00 Please contact W-s-M Centre Worker, Caroline...
  13. SarahD

    Can you get sectioned under the Mental Health Act if you have mental capacity?

    Can you get sectioned under the Mental Health Act if you have mental capacity? Anyone know?
  14. Kerome

    EMAHSN advanced planning guide for people with bipolar

    Came across this today, thought it might be handy for people. Advance Planning Guide for People with Bipolar Bipolar Disorder is more common than is often thought, with 1.4% of the population affected at some point in their lifetime. However, there are effective treatments available and if it...
  15. Stripeysocks

    I'm back!!

    Hi everyone. Just wanted to say hello properly rather then just sneak back in :redface: How is everyone doing? I read something about there have been some bad / sad things happening here which has worried me. I do hope you're all ok. (Ok, I know we wouldn't all be here if we were 'ok' but you...
  16. supergreysmoke

    A rich vocabulary can protect against cognitive impairment

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/10/141021085524.htm A rich vocabulary can protect against cognitive impairment Some people suffer incipient dementia as they get older. To make up for this loss, the brain's cognitive reserve is put to the test. Researchers have studied what factors...
  17. Hayyyleyyy

    'Full capacity'

    I am having huge problems getting help with my BPD because I have 'full capacity'. A few weeks ago I was doing something stupid and potentially life threatening when I was 136'd by the police, I saw the 'cpn' that travels around with a police officer, she declared me to have 'full capacity' and...
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    Have you ever lacked capacity?

    So reading my medical reports it stated that I lacked consent to treatment and I was totally delusional I didn't know I was ill... That then gave them the right to farce feed me medication, ect, Have you ver lacked capacity?
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    In need of information

    Hi, does anybody know if you can claim back payday loans on grounds of the mental capacity act? Thanks.
  20. cloudberry

    My Dad is dying and I'm not coping, please help me

    My Dad is dying, it is cancer. I could cope just with that but his girlfriend is robbing him blind and wont vacate his house. Social Services are involved but they are just making things worse. He has lost mental capacity now but before he did he got his solicitor to issue her with notice to...