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  1. Fairy Lucretia

    i have to die

    because wen my aunt dies i won't have a carer and she is 90 there will be nobody to prompt me it isn't fair i probably still won't bath/dress/take medication/eat properly and be unable to cope with people in RL but i can't claim because i haven't got a carer? it isn't fair! i know somebody who...
  2. B

    son has gone AWOL and was found in hospital

    It is hard to cope with a family member who often seems self-destructive, even liking a punkish song with lyrics about destroying yourself, which he will play repeatedly. Now he has ended up on a medical ward after staying on the street for a day and overnight and more. Very sad. I long for a...
  3. K

    Sex as release of day to day pressures

    Hi I am new here and do not know if this is ok to post here as i am a carer as well. i hope it is. I have been my wife's carer for a long time now and we have always had an active and good sexual relationship. She now has been in remission of cancer now for 12 month and also suffers from...
  4. K

    sex as release of day to day pressures

    Hi I am new here and do not know if this is ok to post here as i am a carer as well. i hope it is. I have been my wife's carer for a long time now and we have always had an active and good sexual relationship. She now has been in remission of cancer now for 12 month and also suffers from...
  5. F

    Indirect mental disability discrimination

    I am my wife’s carer, we live in Scotland and my wife suffers from Anthropophobia ( fear of people),Depression, Anxiety and panic attacks and has no trust and has actual fear of any authority and people, including Dr’s. She now has developed Neuroendocrine tumours (NETs) and needs a stomach...
  6. F

    advice on hospital rules and benefits available to me

    Hope this the right place for this post :scratch: Hi I am hoping to get some advice on any help available to me and my wife and hopefully find out what our rights are regarding hospital rules and benefits. Any information or tips where I can get information would appreciated. I am my wife’s...
  7. MYLOVELYSISTER34

    Supporting My Lovely Sister

    Hey guys I'm Rebecca but everybody calls me BEX. I joined in hope of getting some advice and support as I'm now caring for my Big Sister who suffers from Scizophrenia and Manic Depression also. My Mum used to be my Sisters Carer until recently but sadly my Mother Died quite suddenly from that...
  8. A

    He used to be my carer

    My hubby used to be my carer. But that was the past. I can't live at home any more. But my CPN wants me to tell hubby about urges I'm having, I guess because we have children together, and I don't want to. What would you do?
  9. C

    worried!!

    I am so worried about my partner..his condition isn't stable at all. He wont go back to hospital voluntary. We had a massive fall out because he's starting drinking and smoking weed!! Trust me ,that stuff has made him worse over the last few weeks. He takes aload of meds for his condition. I...
  10. C

    "Carer" is Frequently an Asshole

    What do you do when you're disabled and your "carer" is an asshole? I feel guilty for saying it, as I feel like I'm being disloyal, but my husband/carer is frequently an asshole. I need his help to survive, but his behavior often makes me unhappy. For example, this morning I woke up to him...
  11. Cazcat

    Anxiety following husbands recent psychotic episode

    My husband suffers episodes of psychosis. I'm still trying to put my head back together from his last crisis a few months ago, which was very traumatic for both of us. It involved his detention by police for emergency assessment and his detention in custody due to the level of agitation and...
  12. A

    I Hate Myself

    Hi, I'm looking for some advice. I'm trying to be better but part of me has accepted that this is something I will always have to deal with. I have always struggled with *something* mentally, I'm still exploring diagnosis. I started self-harming when I was 6 years old (that was my earliest...
  13. B

    I'm to blame for everything

    My spouse grew up in an abusive family and when we married we both naively believed that wouldn't affect our marriage. She also suffers from neuro and physical health problems which have worsened over the years. This last year things between us have taken a turn for the worse and I'm now...
  14. A

    3 Months In to current bout, Trying to Help my loved one, what would you do?

    3 Months In to current bout, Trying to Help my loved one, what would you do? Hi Folks, Although i don't post on here often, the time i did, i greatly appreciated the help. In fact although it has been tough times, i'm trying to stay strong for my partner and help them through and maybe one...
  15. A

    Just moved in, need to meet my neighbours

    Hello. New here. Have been on another forum since my son became ill with schizophrenia in early 2013. Have found it more helpful than I can put into words to connect with other carers and others living with mental illness as a way of feeling less like an alien since our lives changed so...
  16. K

    Just got back from the Doctor.

    Great news, she was wonderful, very very helpful, patient and understood everything. I told her about my carer basically telling me I can't receive help anymore and she was absolutely furious, so she rung the intervention team and requested immediate action be taken with me and my issues. She...
  17. M

    Severe depression

    My carer has told me I have severe depression but I have not told my mental health nurse because she won't believe me
  18. O

    How to get a loved one to seek help

    Am hoping to get advice from those with depression as well as loved ones of those with depression. My partner is going through a rough patch again. It's safe to say that they are always in a rough patch. They aren't on medication or getting any other help, not since they came off it by...
  19. BillFish

    A bit suspicious , but I am a paranoid schizophrenic :/

    I've been very confident at deciding my own meds and treatment recently and even took on two doctors that have sent the police around to my house to section me in the past, so it wasn't easy to decide to reduce my meds. They responded by wanting me to go on an unproved above recommended dose,and...
  20. F

    Clinical Reference Groups: patient and carer member recruitment launched

    Clinical Reference Groups: patient and carer member recruitment launched Clinical Reference Groups: patient and carer member recruitment launched | NHS England
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