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    Anticipated and experienced discrimination amongst people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder

    Anticipated and experienced discrimination amongst people with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depressive disorder Abstract (provisional) Background The unfair treatment of individuals with severe mental illness has been linked to poorer physical and mental health outcomes...
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    Lack of seriousness given to physical health problems for people who experience poor mental health petition

    Lack of seriousness given to physical health problems for people who experience poor mental health petition Today Rethink Mental Illness published a damning report called Lethal Discrimination about how failure to provide basic care means that people with mental illness are at risk of dying too...
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    The Police and hospitals and ? discrimination.

    Do the Police not have to read people about to be detained under the mental health act their rights? If not why not? Also what would you think if people who felt mentally ill went to a general hospital? One of the things I find so frustrating about psychiatric hospitals is that they lock...
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    No Justice in the World

    Hi everyone, I wanted to fight the Mental Health for Clinical Negligence, however they wouldn't take my case on, also I lost my three children in Toronto to discrimination. THERE IS NO JUSTICE IF YOU ARE LABELLED. I'm now in God's hands and he has a plan.
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    The temps are insulting and bad tempered and the area supervisor

    Because I objected to MP using my uniform when MP has uniform of her own EH called me smelly. MP went on to call me an idiot over another issue. Well as they say it takes one to know one and I had had a bath that morning. MP also lost her temper with me when she and EH had, as usual left work...
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    The temp at work and discrimination

    The temp at work MP said on Friday that people without straightened hair are crazy. She is completely incapable of doing most of the work and spends most of her time at work playing with her mobile. The other temp EH spent Friday evening at work drawing Dumbo on her phone she also is incapable...
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    Colleagues and discrimination

    Yesterday my colleague KP was laughing about Frank Bruno being detained in a mental health institution perhaps KP would find it funny if he was detained in one. Also the Union rep was saying about things being 'dolala' as I say it takes one to know one.
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    Work and whether they do 'cheap' or not

    In September my colleagues did their usual trick of giving me a cr*p chair. I pointed out that they were broken and they ordered me a new one. Shortly afterwards the former union rep changed my chair for his broken one. Shortly after again the temp (who doesn't want to work and won't do...
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    Alleged Schizophrenia and discrimination

    Last Friday 28/12/12 the union rep at work was calling someone a Schizo. My reckoning is if that is a caring term then everyone including the union rep should be called it. The same applies if people call others mad.
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    disability and discrimination acts and housin

    Someone once quoted to me ". Having a disability means that they have to afford you extra support to enable you to achieve the same well being as those who don't have a disability. Quote the Disability Discrimination Act and Equality Act, and also quote the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons...
  11. bobshocker

    the last bastion of discrimination

    You know what I really hate in any way shape or form. Discrimination, and; especially against those with mental health illnesses. For a start there's the stigma attached, the ill conceived perception, then there's the real discrimination, at work, at home, at play. And also irrespective of...
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    So low it scares me

    Had one hell of a day. Had meeting at work, didnt go well. Ended up sobbing had to ring docs cus didnt trust myself. I dunno how im gonna get thru the weekend menna start in a new department mon n i dnt wanna. Indirect discrimination n iv been moved. Feel crap. Y dus everything go wrong, y cant...
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    My supervisor

    My supervisor at work makes fun of people in a mental health institute in our area. Also one of my colleagues who has just left for a new job was always calling herself and everyone she came into contact with schizophrenic/psychotic (and mental although that's more common). Also at work we have...
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    My parents and discrimination

    My dad has always been volatile and is never sorry. Anyway when the winter comes dad really feels the cold and when he is in the living room and wants to go into the kitchen he leaves the door open - the same with my mum. And when I do the same thing my parents slam the door on me. Similarly...
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    Is schizophrenia linked to (racial) discrimination?

    I read an interesting article this week which was quite convincing regarding the links between schizophrenia and discrimination, especially when it is against migrants. Is this a well-known thing?
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    Mental Health Discrimination on CRB Checks

    http://www.alastaircampbell.org/blog/2011/06/30/guest-blog-revealing-m... This is appalling.
  17. Able Scribe

    Petitioning Parliament

    Attention comrades! An opportunity is coming to influence the agenda of the village of westminster, via the Number 10 site and e-petitioning. In preparation for this, I would like to drum up support for a petition which goes along the lines of a request that MPs put a stop to their habit of...
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    Discrimination from medical professionals?

    In my research and from personal experience I'm finding that discrimination from medical professionals towards those with mental illness is something that most people have experienced and has the most damaging impact. What do you guys think?
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    Discrimination from medical professionals?

    In my research and from personal experience I'm finding that discrimination from medical professionals towards those with mental illness is something that most people have experienced and has the most damaging impact. What do you guys think?
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