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  1. Kerome

    Psychosis as a result from an intensive meditation retreat

    I found this an interesting article, written about his own experience by a man who had had a psychotic experience many years ago and had recently done an intensive vipassana retreat and suffered another breakdown. Some good stuff in there about the various authors he contacted and interviewed on...
  2. A

    Help with recovery

    Retreat / residential / intensive / alternative I am in desperate need. I am in absolute hell of panic, anxiety, depression... that I can’t get out of with nhs. My life is in ruins. I can’t bear this, every moment is torture. I want to avoid hospital as I have been there before and it doesn’t...
  3. cpuusage

    Curing Schizophrenia via Intensive Psychotherapy

    Curing Schizophrenia via Intensive Psychotherapy - Mad In America "The following is the text of Dr Steinman's presentation at the ISPS (International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis) 15th annual meeting in Boston, MA, USA on October 16, 2016. I believe that, in the...
  4. S

    Done With BPD friend!

    I stayed clear of a girl I met at my new job a year ago because right away I saw signs of her not being mentally healthy and I swear I could see crazy in her eyes the first time we met. I should have listened to my gut instinct. After some time I got to know her better and since she does...
  5. C

    Bath and North East Somerset

    Bath and North East Somerset Second Step 0117 909 6630 [email protected] The team at Second Step is made up of people with a shared desire and determination to deliver recovery and wellbeing opportunities for people with mental health problems to enable them to achieve their hopes and...
  6. mbudden89

    I'm really worried about my mother. :(

    She had to go out of town, several hours away, to get more intensive treatment for her cancer. :( I worry about her.
  7. P

    Need Gentle Advice Wanting Things To End.......

    How do I tell my therapist I don't want Therapy anymore? She's been my Therapist 11 years. I don't want to quit Therapy I just don't know what I need. I'm extremely suicidal and she knows this. We're talking about Intensive out Patient because I've been inpatient 2 Times. I know I won't...
  8. F

    NO psychiatric intensive care beds for women so they’re sent to Yorkshire instead

    NO psychiatric intensive care beds for women so they’re sent to Yorkshire instead A PSYCHIATRIC hospital in Poole has no intensive care beds for women and routinely sends patients hundreds of miles for treatment – at a cost of more than £1.8million in the last year. Following a Daily Echo...
  9. Lincoln1990


    I feel like it's my only choice right now. I've been in intensive therapy for about a year and half now. I'm on meds. I did just go up on my Buspar though. I'm working as hard as is can to get better. But it just seems to be getting worse and worse. Im having horrible horrible flashbacks...
  10. C

    How many months

    are you supposed to suffer after an episode of severe unwellness? When do some of your family give you a fucking break?!! I am SICK of being punished for a mixed episode. Wake up son and realise tomorrow they could have to plant me 6ft under! What the two of you are facing is NORMAL life -...
  11. T

    help :-(

    I feel so out of control and alone. Having seen a psychologist last week to be assessed for an eating disorder group, I should have gone this morning to my first session. But I just couldn't. I feel like I am too big to go and that I'll appear like a fraud. I am also terrified as I have to go to...
  12. perfectionawaits

    nearly killed myself

    I haven't been on Here for a while because i have been in intensive care. I have borderline personality and severe depression as well as my anorexia. But a few weeks ago i got drunk (im not.even supposed to drink with a bad liver),took a massive overdose and was found by my support worker...