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  1. cpuusage

    Healing - schizophrenia - how they did it E6

    schizophrenia - how they did it E6 - YouTube Published on Jul 21, 2016 In this final episode of this series, we take a look at four books that chronicle people who resolved chronic psychosis without the use of drugs and the techniques that were used. We also look at some websites and groups...
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    Am I paranoid? MH services spying on me?

    Really need some reassurance. I really feel like the community treatment team are spying on my online activities and the things I write? Is that me being paranoid? Should I tell my doctor that on Wednesday or would that make him curious if he's not spying on me and he'll start spying on me? I'm...
  3. cpuusage

    World Renowned Scientist Michio Kaku Proves Existence Of God

    World Renowned Scientist Michio Kaku Proves Existence Of God : Space : Science World Report Theoretical physicist Michio Kaku, one of the most respected scientists today claimed that he found definitive proof of the existence of God. The information he shared created a great stir in the...
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    Mental health news this week

    A man who killed his cellmate with a television in Wandsworth prison after violently attacking a man on Wimbledon Common has been handed a discretionary life sentence. Taras Nykolyn, 46, pleaded guilty to the manslaughter of Wadid Barsoum in Wandsworth prison on the grounds of diminished...
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    scary side effects? muscle jerks extra pyramidal effects

    I have been experiencing some pretty scary muscle jerks which may well be side effects of quetiapine and escitalopram. I have had these for months now and finally getting a psy appointment next week. GP now thinks these are extra pyramidal effects Scared still 1) of having to come off meds I...
  6. Nikita

    No Help From CMHT!

    For fucks sake,I am traumatized and emotionally under distress,I have had a few bad night's sleep and I have just been seriously violated by my narc sister who has almost put me back in psychosis.I was promised home treatment support ,if that ever happens from the home treatment team.So CPN, old...
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    scared about community mental health

    Hi I have an appointment tomorrow with community mental health and I'm feeling really scared about it
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    NHS therapeutic community for personality disorders

    I am on a waiting list for a therapeutic community . I just wondered if anyone has had experience of one and how sucrssful it was. Thanks:scratch:
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    Community Treatment Order and Aripiprazole depot injection ruining my life!

    Community Treatment Order and Aripiprazole depot injection ruining my life! Hello Everyone, I am new to this forum. I am looking to make new friends who can help in my recovery, exchange experiences and build and share friendships :). I was diagnosed with Schizophrenia in 2014. In my opinion...
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    Mental health TV this upcoming week

    Elegy - a new play by Nick Payne 21 April 2016 - 18 June 2016 At the Donmar Warehouse theatre, London What if every neuron in the human brain could be mapped and decoded? Every act of human behaviour catalogued and wholly understood? Elegy imagines a very-near future in which radical and...
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    Does everyone get discharged from the community mental health team at some point?

    Does everyone get discharged from the community mental health team at some point? Hi, I am being discharged from the community mental health team, they said they used to stay with people with psychosis forever, but now they only work with people for short periods. I know someone who was a psych...
  12. Unique1

    Depression Alliance Joins Mind..

    http://us13.campaign-archive2.com/?u=5cdb8551b0768a6367578a7e6&id=8c837022de&e=f5fff0540f Depression Alliance joins Mind This is an exciting time for both organisations, as we share both values and goals. We all want to raise awareness and challenge the stigma that surrounds depression, and...
  13. cpuusage

    Shamanism vs Schizophrenia

    Shamanism vs Schizophrenia https://toltecwarrior.wordpress.com/2010/04/03/shamanism-vs-schizophrenia/ The shaman is by no means the chief of the tribe. He is the one who is somewhat removed, even commonly living separately from the rest of the community. This person has the responsibility for...
  14. FrozenOtter

    Getting sectioned

    Hi, I'm wondering if someone could help, my mental health team want me to have a blood test because of my eating disorder but I'm refusing to have one. I live in my own place and I'm in the community. When my CPN came out on Tuesday he said to me "do I need to section you to make you have the...
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    performing more tests on people -- my movement

    Dear mentalhealthforum, I am writing to members of this forum to discuss how to test more people in everyday life. How do we perform more tests on people to help us learn what the problem is with our ability to hold an occupation or stay focused? What kinds of tests need to be performed? The...
  16. naominash

    Any Christians

    I'm here to encourage everybody in the mental illness community. But if you claim Christ, then we are family!
  17. telekinesis

    What is your stigma like?

    i have a feeling that people tend to tune me out and just treat me superficially until im gone. For instance, I havent been able to keep any of my friends over the years and they tend to only respond not initiate conversation with me. and sometimes or most of the time if im talking to someone...
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    Im Damien Due to my problems I decided to join this community which I believe will help me at some stage and will give me some answers. Im very positive about it and we'll see.. Thank You
  19. katya

    **101 Alternatives to Suicide - Kate Bernstein..**TRIGGRER WARNING**

    https://youtu.be/UnWlP0INv5c?t=7m48s TW: suicide, self harm. Hope this is in the right place (I've been away for a while...). Kate Bornstein is an elder of the LGBTIAQ+ community and has some great words about when you're feeling that life isn't worth living anymore, about when you feel...
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    I'm here because I love mind and how it works! I also love people and I want to support them with words and insights. I wish the best for this community!