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    Triigger Warning: Heartbreaking loss of lives in Mallorca!

    Since the severe thunderstorms ravaged Mallorca, we've been helping victims of the from the villages of Sant Llorenç des Cardassar and Artá. Between my family we took in and gave refuge to 5 families and their children to stay with us for as long as they want. The families lost everything: their...
  2. cpuusage

    Act on children's mental ill health or risk national crisis, warns expert

    Act on children's mental ill health or risk national crisis, warns expert Act on children's mental ill health or risk national crisis, warns expert | Society | The Guardian From above link - "The UK should brace itself for a “tsunami” of adults with mental health problems unless urgent...
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    Caring Connections

    Hi folks, I would like to introduce a new service called Caring Connections which is managed by Support in Mind Scotland a national mental health organisation that support all affected by mental ill health including families and friends (carers) of those experiencing mental ill health. Caring...
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    Am I an introvert?

    I am a very outgoing person. I have a lot of friends and was constantly involved in social gathering growing up, played soccer in college and always hung out with friends. I am 30 now and the past couple years, hanging out with people is exhausting for me. Even my best friends. I am a stay at...
  5. chesterking

    Anders Behring Breivik, Norway murderer, wins human rights case

    Anders Behring Breivik, Norway murderer, wins human rights case - BBC News Anders Behring Breivik, Norway murderer, wins human rights case Breivik had challenged the government over his solitary confinement, which saw him kept alone in his cell for 22 to 23 hours a day, denied contact with...
  6. Mark_01

    DNA Of Schizophrenic Man

    Three families are currently suing Xytex, a Georgia sperm bank, for failing to inform them that their sperm donor (“Donor 9623”) had schizophrenia and a serious criminal history. This leaves at least 23 children from 15 American, Canadian, and British families with a genetic predisposition to...
  7. cpuusage

    Ernst Rüdin’s Unpublished Family Study of “Manic-Depressive Insanity” and the Genetics of Bipolar Disorder

    Ernst Rüdin’s Unpublished Family Study of “Manic-Depressive Insanity” and the Genetics of Bipolar Disorder Ernst R In a previous posting I described Swiss-German “Munich School” psychiatric genetics founder Ernst Rüdin’s long career as an advocate of racial hygienic (eugenic) policies in...
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    not sure how much more i can take..

    well.. i stopped posting on the forum about myself because i felt like a attention seeker.. and i was recently called one by who i thought was a friend but i guess he wasn't but moving on.. I've been living with EXTREME depression for a good solid 3-4 years now.. not ever wanting to leave my...
  9. Gajolene

    For those with Canadian TV access

    W5 is airing a special focusing on BPD and the problems in Canadian health services surrounding families around it. It airs this week.
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    City of Glasgow

    Glasgow Time and Space Wellpark-Kirk Haven Business Centre 120 Sydney Street Glasgow Glasgow City G31 1JF Elaine: 07875219668 Lindsey: 07891673485 [email protected] Time and Space is a unique service in Glasgow offering support and information to people who hear voices and people...
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    Back after a long time

    Hi folks, It's been a while since I last posted (early 2014), mainly because my low mood and anxiety has improved slightly during the course of the last few months. Unfortunately it now seems to be reoccurring and I felt the need to put down my feelings in writing. A few things i'm struggling...
  12. Gajolene

    CSA related PTSD, Survivors Guilt

    I've had this a while in my files and wanted to share the quoted text as well as the other links below. Also it is normal for young children to be self-oriented. It’s just the natural way children are. The child thinks mostly of how things impact themselves and they try to figure out what to...
  13. pepecat

    Request for potential participants for a documentary on BPD.

    Please note this has been approved by the mods. Dear All, My name is Maximiliano Braun (you can call me Max) and I am a reportage photographer and film maker. I am producing a documentary and photographic reportage on BPD with the aim to help audiences understand it better and help with the...
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    should change my username

    When i was living on the estate from hell, the problem kids called me rambo, and one neighbour when we were joking about the internet, a new phenomenom, none of us used it, said my e mail adress should be rambo.ghetto.uk I use that name but unfortunately it has baggage, calling yourself rambo...
  15. Silver

    It'll be lonely this Christmas

    I've been reading this forum and a couple of others for a while now. I'm quite lonely today, not much to do, choosing to cut myself off from much of my family and not answered the phone today. It has therefore been stress free, peaceful, i feel peace, but i am lonely. I know that some of my...
  16. calypso

    Me again - can you sign a petition - Please!

    Hiya, as some may have seen before, we in Lancaster are fighting against the closure of female beds in Lancaster Psychiatric Hospital. We are told its temporary, but in fact its till at least March 2015 and longer if the second unit in Blackpool (nearly 60 miles away) is not completed by then...
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    The Dublin declaration

    EUFAMI’s vision for the future for families All families and persons affected by mental ill health should at all times be afforded equal rights, entitlements and opportunities that are available to any other member of civil society and should be empowered to participate in the community in...
  18. *autumn*

    hi everyone

    Hey. Just wanted to introduce myself as a very sad person"suffering" from bpd. I've been sober for months from alcohol and drugs. I am attending different meetings but it's not enough. I am looking into various groups. I feel a lot of people in fellowships do not understand the emotionality of a...
  19. cpuusage

    Benefit cuts: Monday will be the day that defines this government

    Benefit cuts: Monday will be the day that defines this government | Polly Toynbee | Comment is free | The Guardian Those on low incomes, after all the vicious talk dismissing them as cheats and idlers, will be hit by an avalanche of cuts Not many know what is about to happen on Monday...
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    friend in crisis

    i've got a friend who's been phoning me and texting me constantly for the past few days yesterday she texted me 4 times between 4 and 5 in the morning, as my 92yr old mother could die at any moment i'm sensitive to calls at night I can't do anything, all i could acheive is to save resources...