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    visitors permit

    my neighbour had 3 women visitors so i offered to get a visitors permit on the computer, it’s cheaper and a chance to show off to women It was a pound they’ve now gone up to 1 50, i tries to get a blue badge i could give to visitors, but got turned down on the grounds i can walk with a gps...
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    Paralysed with fear over operation

    Hi. Don't know why I'm posting this really. I'm 49 and am due to have my first general anaesthetic in a month's time. I've suffered with anxiety my whole life. Many types of anti depressants and 3 CBT courses later, and I feel no different. The operation itself is minor - on my sinuses. But the...
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    how can no one see that a mental health issue is an illness. just because it is not seen like a broken leg doesnt mean its not there. everyday i battle with my mind and no one can see it but when someone has a broken limb... everyone understands and is sympathetic.. this is 2016, mental health...
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    David Cameron

    I can't find the thread about the election. Feel free to move this to the correct area. I just wanted to say that I have voted conservative for twenty years and now I will vote labour. I didn't like Ed Miliband but now I think he might be a decent man. More sympathetic to the disabled. I read...
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    Nottingham Erewash Mental Health Association – Breakthru Day Centre 1 College Road Long Eaton Nottingham NG10 4NE 0115 9461213 [email protected] Monday to Thursday 9.30 - 4.45 Friday 9.30 - 4.30 We run two Day Centres for people experiencing long term Mental Health...
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    The sympathetic doctor

    Hi there. I recently went to a new doctor for the first time. She wants to try me with ECT therapy. I really dont want this treatment. I am wondering if this is standard treatment for people like me who are hearing voices. I really need a more sympathetic doctor but im beginning to wonder how to...
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    Sutton Surrey: any good, sympathetic GPs in this area?

    Hello All, Can anyone recommend a good, sympathetic, kind GP in Sutton Surrey please? The practice I'm currently registered with has been pretty callous thus far. Many thanks