october

  1. Inter Vivos

    I can't think.

    I can't think. 15mg of Olanzapine each day is too much. I drink Scotch as a gesture of abandonment. I fail to eat because I reject myself and this imposed project of a compliant patient. I give it until October when Dr. D has told me he will be open to reducing my dosage to 10mg. Long months...
  2. burt tomato

    Footage revealed of man who later died being restrained by police

    Orchard, who had paranoid schizophrenia, was arrested on the morning of 3 October 2012 after being involved in a disturbance in Exeter city centre. Police were alerted and he was forced to the ground, put in restraints and carried to a van. Footage revealed of man who later died being...
  3. amathus

    Delusions of Grandeur

    What are the Delusions of Grandeur Symptoms? Written by Alexander Burgemeester on October 10, 2011 Delusions of grandeur, sometimes referred to as megalomania, is considered to be a symptom of several different and serious personality disorders. People suffering from delusions of grandeur...
  4. H

    Hello from HarryUpHarry

    Hi my name is HarryUpHarry. I have Cotard's Syndrome which is also known as Walking Corpse Syndrome. I am looking for other people who are also dead. That think they are dead. I died last October but I have met one person so far that has been dead much longer, I think about 7 years. Thank you.
  5. W

    How do you beat the negative voices in your head?

    I often find myself thinking out of nowhere 'what's the point?' and my mood crashes, the world seems a very dark, blighted place and I just can't shake it off :( I've been on Quetiapine since 21st October, and generally Ive had very low mood come and go, but I've had another of these real mood...
  6. shaky

    Another TV show with MH issues

    Cuffs (BBC1 Wednesday 28th OCtober ) **TRIGGER WARNING** This was quite rough to watch if you have MH issues. On;y do so if you are feeling strong *SPOILER ALERT* had scenes of self harm and attempted suicide. The one chap was taken to a place of safety (didn't look like one to me) and the...
  7. G

    Mental health news this week 23-10-2015

    A mother killed her partner and their four-year-old daughter to "prevent the world being taken over by vampires", a court heard. Shelley Christopher, 36, stabbed 42-year-old Richard Brown, 29 times and daughter Sophia six times before inserting wooden objects into their bodies to stop them...
  8. cpuusage

    Black Triangle Campaign UK Government Welfare Reform Deaths October 2015

    Black Triangle Campaign UK Government Welfare Reform Deaths October 2015 https://docs.google.com/document/d/12jkiSBduqdotTIqMFLaXIIsWO-wrveI9v2v1fKVu3tc/edit?pli=1
  9. G

    Mental health news this week

    Neglect contributed to the death of an Oxford teenager who drowned in a bath at an NHS care unit, a jury inquest has ruled. Connor Sparrowhawk, 18, drowned after an epileptic seizure at Slade House, in Headington, Oxfordshire, in July 2013. The learning disability unit, run by Southern Health...
  10. G

    Mental health news this week

    Neglect contributed to the death of an Oxford teenager who drowned in a bath at an NHS care unit, a jury inquest has ruled. Connor Sparrowhawk, 18, drowned after an epileptic seizure at Slade House, in Headington, Oxfordshire, in July 2013. The learning disability unit, run by Southern Health...
  11. T

    My 40th birthday was ruined

    Hi it was my 40th birthday on the 7th October and all I did was get a tattoo, it was a special one and although my partner has a few surprises for me up his sleeve I can't get used to the fact that no-one didn't do anything to help me to celebrate my birthday on the day, I wish my surprises had...
  12. G

    Mental health news this week

    FREE ARTS IN HEALTH FESTIVAL - ARTS ALL OVER THE PLACE PRESENTS ‘ONE IN FOUR’ The Bond, 180 - 182 FAZELEY Street, Digbeth Birmingham B5 5SE MONDAY 5th October (VIP Evening Preview) to Sunday 11th October 2015 We warmly welcome you to our multi-arts festival which celebrates the creativity...
  13. Breakingtraining77

    Question for my fellos BP's

    Do you find certain months when you may feel more up and/or down? I've noticed a pattern (I'm really into patterns) that I seem to make simple mistakes more in October and get really jumpy in the early Spring. It's not S.A.D and I generally love all seasons for different reasons.
  14. G

    Mental health news this week

    Nuclear War in the news for the first time in 3 decades - courtesy of Jeremy Corbyn Button, button, press the button? So his new Mental Health shadow minister might be suddenly busy If anyone is depressed about it, I'll try to simplify the concept - in Politics the topic simply plays out...
  15. E

    Appointment postponed

    To say I was looking forward to an appointment on 5th October at the psychiatric clinic is probably the wrong phrase, but I am in a bad place right now & I wanted to let someone know; now the appointment has been postponed till 2nd November.....
  16. G

    Mental health news this week

    (Another lot of "Eek!" cases this week - and not much point asking the fellow sufferer me why Asperger's people are often involved I'm afraid - I only work here) A Southampton "ginger extremist" (yes really) who fantasised about shooting Prince Charles so that (the ginger-haired) Prince Harry...
  17. valleygirl

    NSF Cheque

    I had an NSF cheque on Aug. 31 that I didn't know about, and it cost me $45. I thought the payment had gone through, but it hadn't. I am already stressed to the max with finances, and now that NSF cheque on top of everything else. With all the bills I still have to pay this month, that leaves...
  18. G

    Mental health news this week

    Jeremy Corbyn has appointed a shadow Minister for Mental Health to his shadow cabinet. Luciana Berger will directly work on mental health issues and consider how they can best be addressed by the NHS and prioritised by a future Labour government - Jeremy Corbyn creates new dedicated 'Minister...
  19. G

    Mental health news this week

    A former special constable who used a bleach-like substance to poison colleagues at a care home is set to be admitted to a high-security psychiatric unit. Melissa Swift was made the subject of an interim hospital order after a judge heard the 24-year-old may have a mental disorder. Earlier this...
  20. G

    Mental health news this week

    A former special constable who used a bleach-like substance to poison colleagues at a care home is set to be admitted to a high-security psychiatric unit. Melissa Swift was made the subject of an interim hospital order after a judge heard the 24-year-old may have a mental disorder. Earlier this...