recovery

  1. C

    What are your goals for next year?

    This year for me has been all about recovery following a section last year and a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Next year, it will be about making lengthy, confident strides forward. This year I returned terrified to the workplace in a part-time position which hasn't been exactly taxing. But I...
  2. nickybow86

    Do I even want to get better ?

    Sometimes I feel I don't even want to recover from My mental illnesses .. it's what I have known all my life. Does anyone else ever feel like that ?
  3. Kerome

    Recovery stories

    So I wanted to write a bit about the process of recovery. It’s something that seems to be continual, working on yourself and working with recovery are not things that suddenly stop when you think “I’m recovered!” It’s more that you continue to have good days and bad days, but you’re more aware...
  4. R

    Is it common to have a complete recovery from schizophrenia?

    I do mean on medication. I have recovered twice from intense three month delusions and a few hallucinations. I have been fully functional and fully in reality for about a year now. I was curious if this happens often, that people fully recover and then have set backs and relapses or if it is...
  5. F

    The concept of schizophrenia is coming to an end – here’s why

    Written by Simon McCarthy-Jones Aug 24 The concept of schizophrenia is coming to an end – here's why I think this would please some here.
  6. M

    Lsd induced psychosis

    Hello everybody, on 2015 summer i took lsd and it caused psychosis that lasted about a week, i was paranoid and delusional. Then i was given neuroleptic - Risperidone. I was on 2mg, now im on 1.5mg. + im taking Zoloft (sertraline) antidepressant. So everything would be fine, but the worst thing...
  7. I

    When you don't want to fully recover

    "I Don't Want to Get Better" - Healthy Minds Canada
  8. H

    I am HappyCrafter

    Hi, everyone, I was diagnosed with Clinical Depression and Alcoholism in 1990. That is when my road to recovery began. It was up and down for several years after that and I am proud to say that I have been clean and sober since 11-16-2007. I am very excited about that and, honestly, if I have...
  9. B

    Recovery, body pain and fatigue?

    I'm about 19 months into recovery and I was hoping by now I'd be feeling alot more healthy and have more energy by now. But I seem to have a very limited amount of energy, I have to schedule my week so if I have one day where I go out say to an appointment or a morning of volentering, the...
  10. C

    Self Sabotaging my recovery

    So Ive recently been able to come out of a cycle of Harm OCD thoughts towards my parents, the past week has been great and I only think it when I'm in the house with them and even then its just scary, for example my mother knows and every evening we stand in the kitchen and I hold a knife to...
  11. Kerome

    TED talk on procrastination

    Mental health recovery is a bit like this... once you get over the really bad bits that is...
  12. N

    How long to recovery

    Hello guys, I would like to ask the people who manage to beat their disorders how long it took them? Especially, I am interested for the people who suffer from anxiety and agoraphobia. I know that everyone is different and requires different amount of time but I would like to know your...
  13. L

    recovered from mentall ilness

    Hello, my name is Lucas. i have had agrophobia in my teenage years and later also depersonalisation and such experiences. i have recovered by living a natural lifestyle. i believe the mind and body are connected and healing can have to be done on both levels. this included. - excercising in...
  14. M

    Light from the end of the tunnel

    Hi everyone, I thought this could be useful to some. I want to talk about my road to recovery(?). I was a child when I was first assessed as having 'issues'. I was a deep and existentially terrified little girl. When I was 10 my parents went through a messy divorce that didn't cool off for...
  15. F

    A simple guide to avoid receiving a diagnosis of ‘personality disorder’.

    A simple guide to avoid receiving a diagnosis of ‘personality disorder’. Written by recovery in the bin A simple guide to avoid receiving a diagnosis of ‘personality disorder’. – recovery in the bin Slightly tongue in cheek but makes some pertinent points.
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    CURESZ Foundation

    CURESZ Foundation – Comprehensive Understanding via Research and Education into Schizophrenia VISION CURESZ envisions a future where schizophrenia and related psychoses are widely accepted as neurobiological brain conditions, and can be prevented, treated or cured, with restoration of...
  17. B

    C-PTSD recovery, how to stop a suicidal lifestyle

    Hi lovely people, thanks for letting me share here. I have complex post traumatic stress disorder and after struggling with it for about 10 years or so, I have finally come to the realisation that it isn't going to go away if I ignore it and use the phrase 'that's just who I am' ... I'm not the...
  18. G

    Mental health news this week

    Prince Harry: I sought counselling after 20 years of not thinking about the death of my mother, Diana, and two years of total chaos in my life - Prince Harry: I sought counselling after 20 years of not thinking about the death of my mother, Diana, and two years of total chaos in my life (If you...
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    Mental health news this week

    Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust - Recovery College for All - Spring Term April June 2017 Prospectus Please see below the poster and prospectus for the new term of the Recovery College. Should you wish to book onto any of the courses, booking details are included...
  20. cpuusage

    A Finnish approach to mental health and recovery

    A Finnish approach to mental health and recovery A Finnish approach to mental health and recovery << Scottish Recovery Network The Finnish Association for Mental Health