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  1. G

    Anything better than this

    Anyone else feel like physical pain is better than their life. I have now succumbed to self harming cause our feels better than my life. Nothing what I do helps. Medication, taking it out no one gets it. No one cares.
  2. T

    Physical ailments

    Has anyone experienced any physical effects along with their schizophrenia. Schizophrenia can be very stressful and such stress has an effect on the body. My muscles and joints have been so painful and achy. I am wondering whether this has anything to do with Schizophrenia? some auto...
  3. C

    Is there a life after withdrawing from Olanzapine/Zyprexa?

    Is there anyone out there who can tell me there is a life after withdrawing from olanzapine/Zyprexa? When I last saw my psychiatrist, she said that I could stop taking my olanzapine (2.5 mg) when I felt the time was right. Well, I think that time has come. I was trawling the net on olanzapine...
  4. H

    Waiting times for MH sevices - how long did you wait to be seen/ access treatment?

    Waiting times for MH sevices - how long did you wait to be seen/ access treatment? How long did you wait to be seen by MH services after you were referred by your GP? Once in the MH system, how long did you wait to be referred to the 'correct' team within MH services? My story I am based in...
  5. pepecat

    Branching out - forest walks and outdoor activities in Scotland

    Branching Out - Forestry Commission Scotland 'Branching Out is an innovative development for adults who use mental health services in Scotland. For each client, the service consists of around three hours of activities per week in a woodland setting, over 12 weeks. Activities are adapted to...
  6. Nikita

    I hate my family>

  7. D

    From a twisted mind perhaps

    I am dedus 8 I've become the thing behind the looking glass, I have found myself, or myself has found me, I am he , she, it , visible, invisible , tall and mighty, strong and powerful I leave my touch on everything I come into contact with , my mark , my stamp , so that all will know me, like...
  8. Chopsy

    Hi All

    Hi All, i have been browsing the Mental Health forum for a month or two, & tonight i decided to join. i am a 47yr old mother of two, with a Bi-polar diagnosis since the spring of 2006, (10 yrs ago now) i do not take conventional medication for my symptoms, i never have (unless forced to when...
  9. K

    Physical Anxiety Symptoms

    Hello, I'm new to this forum. I kept coming across threads in google searches that were really helpful, so I figured it was time to go ahead and post! I've been having some pretty bad anxiety for 2 months now, although in hindsight I've really been having trouble with anxiety since at least...
  10. cpuusage

    Child abuse leaves mysterious physical scars in adulthood: psychiatrist

    Child abuse leaves mysterious physical scars in adulthood: psychiatrist Child abuse leaves mysterious physical scars in adulthood: psychiatrist Child abuse leaves mysterious physical scars in adulthood: psychiatrist The scars of child abuse linger in the bodies of victims long after they've...
  11. U


    I feel I'm at the end of my tether got suicudal thoughts like I don't want to go on or if I can ne more seems so pointless I'm in a battle with the dwp over pip I'm not sure all this is worth it to be honest it's making me so ill mentally and physically went to my gp today but only got to c the...
  12. Frankie.Bloom

    Too Scared To Go To The Doctor

    Hi All I have just joined this forum today because I have been having some very bad days. I'm not one to say I have anxiety because I guess in a way I have always felt quite ashamed to admit it, but just lately I have felt that my brain is definitely working against me. I have just finished...
  13. J

    Is Anyone Else In Bed All Day with Severe Depression?

    Hi - I have been like this for months and my GP is trying to get me into Hospital but it doesn't seem to be Happening. He is arranging a Consultant Psych to see me at home and GP with him. Is that when i'll end up an Inpatient? So grateful for replies as I'm anxious. I hardly eat or drink...
  14. cpuusage

    Mental health services kept waiting for promised 'revolution'

    Mental health services kept waiting for promised 'revolution' | Healthcare Professionals Network | The Guardian Improving the UK’s mental health system is among the greatest challenges facing the NHS. Rising suicide rates, long waiting times for inpatient and community mental health team...
  15. cpuusage

    What is the Dark Night of the Soul?

    what-is-the-dark-night-of-the-soul The mind and the intelligence that is the negative ego construct is finite and has been given an expiration date with the language of the heart that is pouring in onto our planet, it is not part of the organic essence of our heart, soul and spirit. We have...
  16. Kerome

    How can mindfulness help with mental healt

    I thought it might be a good idea to summarise how mindfulness can have a positive effect on ones mental health, by saying a few things about what it does, and then maybe opening up a space for other people to talk about how they have found it. 1. Mindfulness helps with awareness By spending...
  17. F

    The physical pain is manageable - the emotional isn't

    I lost my mum to cancer recently. She was very young as she had me as a teenager. She was my best friend my big sister. She was everything to me. I now have young siblings the youngest is 10 and I spend a huge amount of time helping to look after them. The emotional pain is getting far too much...
  18. cpuusage


    The long-term outcomes literature for antipsychotics, which has been compiled over a period of nearly 50 years, consistently tells of drugs that increase the likelihood that a person diagnosed with schizophrenia will become chronically ill. Antipsychotics/Schizophrenia - Mad In America...
  19. P

    My entire body aches

    I have been multiple times to gps who have diagnosed me with stress , even though I find it difficult to pinpoint why this would be. My entire body aches , my joints are sore , I have acid reflux and flatulence , I have waves of nausea without ever being sick,frankly these feelings are...
  20. L


    I dont know where to start... Life is such a struggle every day. Ive felt like this for as long as i can rememberbut its getting worse. I thought maybe posting on a forum might help me. The worst part is my life is actually ok on paper. I feel so ungrateful. I have functioning limbs and senses...