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  1. M

    Lack of sleep = Fatigue?

    I've received treatment twice for fatigue. However, I'm still fatigued. Does lack of sleep equal fatigue?
  2. F

    Has anyone had anything like this happen?

    As far as I was concerned my dx was paranoid PD as on official correspondence that was what it said. However at my recent appointment the pdoc asked what I thought of my diagnosis. I said I didn't think paranoid PD was a good fit. He said that what he'd received from my old trust was that it...
  3. T


    Hello All, Thank you for letting me join your forum, I am in the UK and I am almost 62 years of age, I would like to think I am not currently in need of any help but I would greatly appreciate some questions answering, partly for my own use but also because I am about to become...
  4. B

    3rd work Capability Assessment

    I had my 2nd WCA in December 2017 after filling in and returning my 2nd ESA50 form. The assessment went well and in February 2018 I received a letter from the dwp saying I was in the work related group and I would have an appointment with my advisor soon. I received a letter with an appointment...
  5. Fairy Lucretia

    This forum has saved my life x

    the past few years this has been the place i have turned when i needed support and i have received so much THANK YOU EVERYONE XX from my fairy heart xx
  6. Funnyday

    PIP not received

    As the title says I've not received any PIP even though I phoned them on the 20th of November to inform them that I'm now have been discharged from Hospital. I'm not short for now as no big bills are due. However, thats not the point. They're quick enough to stop paying, so why did they put a...
  7. S

    The Wrong DX

    Hello. Thank you for taking the time to read this & hopefully posting your reply. It's been a wild ride that has led me to this forum and I have found not many people IRL are wanting to discuss such stigmatized issues. Anyways here is my story which I find necessary and possibly therapeutic to...
  8. C

    Bipolar and PIP application

    Hi, I'm a 22 year old female who fell into a dark period after uni. Diagnosed bipolar mixed obsessions / intrusive thoughts . This is the sequence of my application so far. 21st Jan 2017 Pip telephone claim started. Form sent out and applied with local advice centre. 21st Feb they...
  9. L

    Anyone made a complaint about mental health services

    Have any of you made a formal complaint about the treatment that you received from NHS mental health services? If you did what happened? Did they ignore you or did it make things worse or better? I'm about to make one and am worried about it
  10. C

    Took the plunge, crashed and burned

    Fell in love, felt such intense emotions communication became impossible, weeks on end of agonising failed attempts of communicating my feelings. Foolish heart, took advice to write a love letter, it's been 3 days now, reaction received, a deathly silence. :low:
  11. T

    New knowledge from a voice

    Hello. I wanted to start a new thread about knowledge which people have received through their voices/people who talk to them who others cannot see etc. For example: -words in different languages that you don't speak -personal details about people you don't know that turns out to be true...
  12. N

    Can anyone out there relate to this?

    My first time using one of these sites. Just want to see if anyone can relate and maybe offer some advice. I am a bubbly girl who likes socialising IF I feel in control of the situation ie close to home where I feel I can 'escape' if I have a panic attack (which I suffer from). If I am far...
  13. L

    Diagnoseing myself...

    I've been trying to diagnose myself lately. Sorry, I don't really want to hear any of that don't self diagnoses is bad stuff. I'm going to therapy once a week, and it's still early on as I've only had 4 appointments. However, I haven't really received any kind of satisfying diagnosis. I'm...
  14. N

    Pip question

    Hello does anyone know if you manage to get awarded Pip when they back date it from?? Is it the date they received your questioner the date you where passed to Atom or the date you had your medical?? Thanks guys
  15. amathus

    GP's should offer CBT to all depressed patients researchers conclude....

    GP's should offer CBT to all depressed patients researchers conclude.... Researchers have called for GPs to offer cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for all patients that have not responded to antidepressants in a study published in The Lancet Psychiatry. The research, funded by the National...
  16. cpuusage

    PIP letter has arrived

    Have received letter informing me of transfer to PIP claim & to ring them.
  17. M

    The Knowing

    I know what she did. Regardless of whether she'll admit it or not. I know what she did but how dare she make me feel fucking crazy!? So whack. I know my heart doesn't lie when it comes to this sort of shit. It happened before and maybe this is the whip crack of karma coming around the bend. But...
  18. M

    being discharged

    I met my new social worker for the 2nd time today and i was told i am being discharged from mh services in the next few months as she says i am not in crisis now.To say i was shocked was a understatement.Im far from ready to be left to my own devices.I feel i am yet another victim of funding...
  19. B

    Anyone else feel like a cry ?

    Woke up very low , like usual . But nothing has picked my mood up all day . Miss the girl I love , its been over a month now :cry: Haven't received a message from her in two weeks since the last one I sent hoping she was ok :sorry: I'm not giving up , just don't know what to do , everything...
  20. pepecat

    The Absolutely Vital Importance of Listening

    https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/inviting-monkey-tea/201509/the-absolutely-vital-importance-listening?utm_source=FacebookPost&utm_medium=FBPost&utm_campaign=FBPost I received an outpouring of feedback on my recent blog, “What We Really Want and Almost Never Get,” about the profound...