1. Jaminacaranda

    Work problem - need advice!

    I'm writing on behalf of my son rather than myself but his work situation is making him really low at the moment - I've never seen him so depressed - and I really don't know how to help/advise him. He has always been an extremely sharp individual but he got lost in his early teenage years (he...
  2. burt tomato

    Do you think the job market will improve?

    I think it is still tough? In the old days it was easier to get a job, even if you had half the qualifications. These days they seem to want an exact fit, or the best of the best. Do you think it will improve?
  3. C


    Surrey Oakleaf Enterprise 101 Walnut Tree Close Guildford Surrey GU1 4UQ 01483 303649 info@oakleaf-enterprise.org Oakleaf is the only mental health charity in Surrey working as a social enterprise to provide vocational training for those suffering from mental health issues. We offer...
  4. C

    City of Edinburgh

    Edinburgh Crisis Skylight 0131 209 7700 edinburgh@crisis.org.uk. Crisis Skylight Edinburgh works with single people who are homeless and vulnerably housed. We offer structured 12-week courses, taster sessions and one-to-one support to help people learn, develop skills and improve their...
  5. C

    Cardiff County

    Cardiff Cardiff Concern Regal House Gelligaer Lane Cathays Cardiff CF14 3JS 02920 664410 cardiffconcern@btinternet.com Monday to Friday 10am - 9pm Cardiff Concern is a charitable counselling service run by Christians. At present, we have 30 volunteer counsellors who have been professionally...
  6. R

    getting back into education...

    Hi. Left uni two years ago, after taking out three student loans packages but t only passing one year (long story but th a t means I could only use that one year in credit transfers) I've not tried to reapply for loans but I think I'll be refused. I have three full gcses at pass grades, one...
  7. Fairy Lucretia

    what education do you have

    did your mental illness prevent you from getting good qualifications? xxxx
  8. Anime-Alchemy

    I want to get into social care?

    Hello everyone, it's something I have pondered for a couple of months. I just wondered if anyone knew how i go about getting into the social care sector? I don't have the money nor qualifications needed to do a degree but are there other ways?
  9. R

    Where do I start?

    I'm recently separated. Been out of hospital since Feb. I trained as an occupational therapist 15 years ago but never worked. I am now a single parent aged 41, with no job no qualifications and little money. How do I start to recover my life? I want to work and feel normal but I don't know where...
  10. blueflames

    What you grateful for????

    I have been summing up my life recently, asking myself what I have done and what I am happy with. I think when you list it, it really helps to see it all:) So make me some lists people:hug: anything from stuff you have done with your life, qualifications, things you are proud of, things that...
  11. J

    My life is shit

    My life is awful, for the past 4 years, all I have done is the same thing everyday. I rarely leave the house apart from when I meet my family or get my haircut etc. I just sit indoors worrying about life every single fucking day. I have no qualifications because when I was 15 I got severe...