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  1. P

    Complex Situation (very serious situation)

    Hi! I'm new to the forum. I'll introduce myself a little. I'm 36 and suffer chronic pain caused by a rare form of congenital dwarfism. I am attractive and love dating; especially since my divorce is pending. A recent addition to my circle of male friends, expressed interest in a...
  2. H

    Depression monster :(

    I have been depressed a good few times. I had undiagnosed aspergers symdrome my whole childhood. I struggled to make friends but that got better when I was about 18-19. I had my child when I was 21, who was born with health problems. I was in a very abusive relationship with her father...
  3. cpuusage

    MPs launch inquiry into ‘disability employment gap’ and impact of ESA cuts

    MPs launch inquiry into ‘disability employment gap’ and impact of ESA cuts MPs launch inquiry into The Government’s aim to get 1 million more people with a disability or long-term illness into work is to be investigated by MPs. The parliamentary inquiry, set up on Wednesday, will assess the...
  4. D

    The embarrassing reason the DWP won't get the sick and disabled back to work

    The embarrassing reason the DWP won't get the sick and disabled back to work The embarrassing reason the DWP won’t get the sick and disabled back to work* | Vox Political Not as trivial as you first might think.
  5. cpuusage

    Tories want disabled people to die. Isn’t it time we all admitted it – and stopped it?

    Tories want disabled people to die. Isn’t it time we all admitted it – and stopped it? Here is more evidence to support This Blog’s belief that the Conservative Government is waging a campaign of genocide against the long-term sick and disabled. Removing the legal rights of disabled people...
  6. cpuusage

    Self-determination and citizenship: out of reach for disabled people?

    Jenny Morris: Self-determination and citizenship: out of reach for disabled people? [This is the text of a talk I gave at Norah Fry Research Centre, University of Bristol, on March 10th, 2016] When I was asked to do this lecture it was suggested I do something about disabled people and...
  7. cpuusage

    Disability benefit is broken. Now even Iain Duncan Smith’s advisers say it

    Disability benefit is broken. Now even Iain Duncan Smith’s advisers say it Disability benefit is broken. Now even Iain Duncan Smith After six years of major reforms, the current disability benefits system is “broken” and must be comprehensively overhauled, according to a report for the Social...
  8. burt tomato

    Lords rebuff Tory plan to reduce ESA for second time

    The House of Lords has defeated the government again over welfare reform bill proposals to cut £30 a week from the benefits of ill and disabled people who have been found unfit to work. Peers passed an amendment which calls on ministers to deliver a formal assessment of the likely impact of...
  9. cpuusage

    Is Work Really Good For Your Health? Probably Not If You’re Sick, Disabled Or Poor Says DWP Research

    Is Work Really Good For Your Health? Probably Not If You’re Sick, Disabled Or Poor Says DWP Research https://johnnyvoid.wordpress.com/2016/02/18/is-work-really-good-for-your-health-probably-not-if-youre-sick-disabled-or-poor-says-dwp-research/ A DWP funded study published in 2006 reached a...
  10. cpuusage

    United Kingdom Government Denounced for Crimes Against Disabled People to International Criminal Court in The Hague

    United Kingdom Government Denounced for Crimes Against Disabled People to International Criminal Court in The Hague http://blacktrianglecampaign.org/2012/09/23/united-kingdom-government-denounced-for-crimes-against-disabled-people-to-international-criminal-court-in-the-hague/ [Rest in Link]
  11. L

    hello from a sad guy

    I've been married over 30 years. There has been a lot of pressure on us. Our second child is bi-polar has PTSD from the military and was on drugs and alcohol. We had to raise our granddaughter for 4years. 3years ago my wife had a mental breakdown after a two tumors were removed. She hears music...
  12. shaky

    Halving the Gap? House of Lords review into ESA changes

    https://www.mencap.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/ESA%20WRAG%20Review%20December%202015.pdf Three crossbench peers have conducted a review into the propsed changes to ESA and WRAG (etc.) Recommendations: Reverse the removal of the ESA WRAG component and the equivalent payment under...
  13. telekinesis

    is it correct to say I'm disabled instead of unemployed?

    I tried getting on disability last year and got denied welfare denied me too. No help from my corrupt and broke state. I was curious if technically I could consider myself disabled without being on disability from gov? since I have had schizophrenia for about 5 years and it has made it...
  14. F

    mental health team are discharging me.

    :low::low::low::low::low::low::low::low::low::low::low::low::low::low::low::low::low: hello to all that i hope reads, but i have had and lived with bpd for 14 years and its the worst ever, the thing is they i mean mental heath team are looking to dicharging me soon, but i feel i am not ready i...
  15. S

    Just feel so alone.

    I had a few friends. I never see anyone now. My partner is sick of me and I know he'll leave soon. I can't talk to my Mother because she has really bad anxiety. I'm sick of using the crisis team. Impending PIP assessment weighing on my mind. I just feel so alone. I really just want to go away...
  16. S

    Argument with my partner. Am I unreasonable?

    Am I being irrational? My partner met a girl at the train station on the way home from work and he helped her with her luggage and stayed with her till she got on her train. She told him she had just lost everything and was trying to find a way to get to Birmingham. I'm all for helping people...
  17. A

    Very Worried About MY ESA Claim-Have not Heard from the DWP What should I do?

    Very Worried About MY ESA Claim-Have not Heard from the DWP What should I do? As some of you may know in July this year 2015 the DWP wrote to me telling me they are going to access both my Income Support and SDA, Severe Disablement Allowance for ESA benefit. So they sent me the ESA form...
  18. calypso

    If on PIP or DLA - benefits you are entitled to

    I was writing on another thread and thought I would mention this here separately. If you are on DLA or PIP, you are entitled to a bus pass which can be used in any city/town throughout Britain for internal routes, not National Buses though between cities. Just apply to your Council. Also you...
  19. The Big Dawg

    Poeple with a mental health forced to work

    Hiya I don't mean to worry nobody but I've heard some bad news today on the radio that people with mental health that are in the support group are going to be forced into unsuitable work slave wage. Iain Duncan Smith says that getting people into work with disabilities and mental health will...
  20. Lincoln1990

    Taking a break...I'm so tired

    I've thought long and hard about this and I need to figure out my life. Without MHF. I need to come back stronger and today proved I'm not strong. Far from it. So I'm taking a much needed break from life. From here. I've already disabled Facebook and I guess this place needs to go too. I don't...