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    What are the benefits of seeing 1 therapist?

    So I use a local service and they are open every evening and you can’t go in for 1-1, you can chat online and even phone. Anyways I have asked to see one person as I like her and feel I get on well with her. I made a stupid comment to her about coming for a drive. I realise it was stupid but it...
  2. S

    Fit for work tests cost more than they save

    DWP fit-to-work assessments cost more money than they save, report reveals | The Independent This just proves that the policy is about punishment rather than saving money. Time it was stopped.
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    Mental health -the way forward

    Mental health: the way forward / Health and Care Policy Commission / Policy Commissions / Agenda 2020 / Your Britain
  4. Wiseowl

    People stripped of benefits could be charged for challenging decision

    Taken from People stripped of benefits could be charged for challenging decision | Politics | The Guardian People stripped of benefits could be charged for challenging decision Critics argue that proposal in leaked document from Department for Work and Pensions would hit poorest people in the...
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    Getting arrested for damaging hospital property?

    Did the hospital you were in have a policy that if you damaged property you would get arrested?
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    Changing the face of Recovery: What has worked for you?

    Hello all, I am new here so please forgive me if I am being repetative but it's my second day and I've looked and searched for this but found no help. I've been hearing voices for well over five years. I now work in the field in the US and I am always looking for new, innovative, and...
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    What a difference a day makes....

    Think I am falling in love..... To tell or not to tell? Honesty is best policy, but this is so jean like..... Funny no fucking hilarious.
  8. cpuusage

    Obama’s Mental Health Policy

    Full article here - Obama’s Mental Health Policy Recommendations: Expect a little Good and lots of Bad and Ugly « ALTmentalities US Health Care: Win, Fail or Scam? Truth About Medical System in America, | Truth Talks - YouTube
  9. piglet

    Really angry!

    Today I finally got a doctors app after trying to get through for the past week. I didn't get to see my usual doc and to my absolute horror it was a temp form my old practice! I tried to stay calm and explained what was going on. Basically that I had been suffering from really bad headaches and...
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    My career

    Hi everyone it's my first post and needing some reassurance if that's possible. I was diagnosed BP type 2 / depression 2 months ago after 20 years of questions. I'm 41. I first presented with symptoms 8 years ago to the GP. I was given citalopram. Things got worse. My job (self employed...
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    Bullying and Harrassment Policy

    Hi All, Long time, I have a query that this forum may be able to help with, at our housing association we have a Bullying and Harrassment Policy to protect the staff, however we dont have policy to protect the Mentally Ill and other disabled from staff at work. :cry: Q: does anyone know of a...
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    Madness in the System: Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future: History and the Making o

    Madness in the System: Knowing the Past, Shaping the Future: History and the Making o Message to Intervoice On the 2nd April an event is taking place in central London which we believe will be of interest to your organisation. 'Madness In the System' brings together historians with mental...