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  1. shaky

    MIND/Rethink/Autism petition about WCA

    Campaigning for change - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity Some time ago a high court ruling said that the WCA was unfair for people with mental health problems / autism and that it had to be reviewed But the review has not been forthcoming. So these charities are trying to get...
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    Buckinghamshire The Oasis Partnership OASIS House George Street High Wycombe HP11 2RZ Tel 01494-898480 Unity House 98 Walton Street Aylesbury HP21 7QP Tel 01296-338008 [email protected] Oasis stands for ‘Open Access Social Inclusion Support’, which is exactly what we...
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    ESA Support Group & Permitted Work

    I am in the Support group of ESA and I cant see myself ever being able to do a full time job again. However, I have improved over the years and feel I could do something. I saw the Disability Officer at Jobcentre who discussed supported permitted work. My main concern is that if you work up to...
  4. deadchick07

    meeting cmht manager tomorrow

    Im meeting cmht manager tomorrow. Going to try and finally iron out years of shit. So many years of being judged according to how i dress and going to work. not sure exactly what i said when i complained and very aware they will try to persuade me to drop it but i need guarantees that they wont...
  5. K

    How long was you awarded for mental health?

    I know the the period of award will vary depending on the particular case but for depression and anxiety, how long was you awarded ESA for? Do you have to have your case reviewed every six months, every year or something else? Thanks.
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    I have been under the mental health team for 20 odd years and feel they are wanting to discharge me. they haven't ever really helped but are a backup for me. I only see the psychiatrist about every 6 months but am on long term medication. I currently get esa support group and high rate care...
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    Treatment of mentally ill reviewed

    The Press Association: Treatment of mentally ill reviewed
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    are all posts reviewed by a moderator first before being published?
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    I have to have therapy as part of my counselling training and the one i had before was a little too nice, not really challenging me. I've done A level Psychology too and my self-awareness is pretty good so i looked around for someone who'd got a Psych degree. At last i found one and i was so...
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    Thanks to everyone who replied to my post last week about my meds dosage ... only just managed to track down my password to login again, bit of a disorganised week! Was due to see a pdoc today, at least I thought I was after booking online according to my gp's instructions! Turned out there was...
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    Online nursing journal - Substance Use

    I would very much value your opinion on the below. Is it a good idea or crazy notion? Your individual comments would be appreciated. I was recently approached by a professional assessing the interest of the journal (Mental Health and Substance Use) in a special 'conference edition' of peer...