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  1. NicoretteGummed

    Prejudice & Favouritism In the MH System

    This is something that's still a huge issue for me. Many times I've heard staff talk about Patients who have Bi-Polar like they are extremely special (even when they've done terrible things). Bi-Polar's will always deny it but they get the best deal by far in the MH System.
  2. M

    Insobordination accusation against me

    Hi fellows, Last week I've been accused in the office that i made insubordination, but its true. What I didn't get is that the fault of messing around the whole system in my company was also messed up and they are pointing it against me. Last Thursday, a fellow(a) office mate reported a bug in...
  3. B

    Do I have any options to stop them from sending me bills?

    I used to go to a County run mental health clinic (sliding scale, designed to help those with little or no income) and long story short one day they lost my information from the system and couldn't send refills to my pharmacy to help me out. But I'm in their system to send bills to? I've been...
  4. Mr.NiceGuy

    Dizzyness and meds

    I don't know what kind of 'mystical wonders' everyone on this forum believes there anti psychotics do for them, but for me they simply make me feel sick standing and esp. dizzy, that I HAVE to lay down or else stumble around in a daze. The fact that they act on my balance system this way makes...
  5. speckles

    Lost in the system vs Lost outside of the system

    I haven't posted here for a number of years but posted regularly for a while. I have fought and tried so hard but have failed. I have been in hospital now for 4 1/2 years, I did well the first two years but then the team changed and they didn't want to work with complex patients and my...
  6. H

    The mystery that is alcohol

    Today I heard on BBC R2 they were debating taxation on cider in a bid to reduce alcoholism in young people in Britain, when a statistic was brought up: over 112,000 alcohol related deaths in Scotland (my home country) last year alone which got me wondering why do we drink it if it's such a...
  7. cpuusage

    Social Security Disability Resource Center (American)

    May be helpful for some people - Seems like a very comprehensive, well laid out & helpful resource - SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY RESOURCE CENTER - HOW TO APPLY AND QUALIFY FOR SSD AND SSI BENEFITS Although American some of it may be applicable to UK claims, & considering that the UK system...
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    Speak Out Against Psychiatry On Internet Tv Channel Windows on the World

    Speak Out Against Psychiatry On Internet Tv Channel Windows on the World I was interviewed with another member of speak out against psychiatry (a psychologist) on the internet TV channel Windows on The World. We talked about the system, the DMS. And I talked about PSSD and being drugged and...
  9. L

    "The System is letting me down"

    Grant, 26, 'turned away' from Dundee mental health unit after suicide attempts - Evening Telegraph I feel for this guy because he is trying to do the right thing by highlighting the inadequacy of the general support system it provides but also by doing so is making himself a target. He thinks...
  10. M

    Schizophrenia caused by Medication

    Ten years ago I came into the system cos I had a family member develop some persecutory abusive thoughts about me. I was just a normal teenager, had never even had a single puff of marijuana. The psychiatrist I saw resorted to the harshest option of putting me on really hard drugs...
  11. AlbinoShadow

    A Mental Healthcare Rant

    I recently dropped my psychiatrist of close to two years because it was clear that he was unwilling to care--ten minute appointments, dismissing my questions, one useless prescription after another. In a rare energetic moment I decided to ditch him after an appointment that left me feeling...
  12. A

    Insomnia. What are you taking?

    So I have been on Zyprexa for three years, but now I can't sleep with out. I have tried trazodone which was no help. Also tried mg, zinc and melatonin. What are people here taking? Does anyone know of a ranking system that explains which medications help the most with sleep?
  13. cpuusage

    Fit-for-work tests should be scrapped

    ‘Fit-for-work’ tests should be scrapped, says adviser. What will the Tories do? | Vox Political ‘Broken’ disability benefits need total overhaul, says government adviser | Society | The Guardian "Isn’t it more accurate to say that the system, while indeed not being about “support” but being...
  14. Mr.NiceGuy

    gravity the answer to schizophrenia

    A person can summon voices by using voluntary tones of tinnitus or voluntary voice creating. Recording the inner ear while you are upset with voices and simultaneously using voluntary tones of tinnitus or voluntary voice creating is an alternative treatment. I observed that an animal such as a...
  15. shadow8

    Bring Mental and Physical health system more in line (UK)

    Hiya It has been years since I have been on this forum and my life has changed and for once I had some good times, nothing amazing but just feeling I was moving forward for the first time in my life, which felt pretty amazing to me. This year that all came crashing down sadly and I am having to...
  16. cpuusage

    The Best Advice ever from the Dalai Lama about Trump.

    The Best Advice ever from the Dalai Lama about Trump. | elephant journal "America is the leading nation of a free world and the American diplomacy is deeply rooted. But, when something little happens, Westerners sometimes lose their enthusiasm and optimism and when something big happens...
  17. cpuusage

    From Psychiatric Abuse to Psychiatric Neglect?

    From Psychiatric Abuse to Psychiatric Neglect? by Helen Spandler - Asylum Magazine for Democratic Psychiatry | Asylum Magazine for Democratic Psychiatry "When Asylum magazine was launched, in 1986, I was immersed in what was dubbed ‘anti-psychiatry’ literature. I didn’t get involved in Asylum...
  18. cpuusage

    I know this really is the truth about benefits

    Ken Loach is not exaggerating – as a carer to a disabled child, I know this really is the truth about benefits | The Independent "The benefits system deliberately dehumanises and degrades. To be disabled or a carer, to be ill, elderly, frail or vulnerable in this country means that you live in...
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    Red bull can help with psychosis(seriously)

    New Australian research shows that taurine (yep, the stuff that’s in Red Bull) improves symptoms in young people suffering a first episode of psychosis. Taurine is an amino acid naturally occurring in the body that has various functions, including aiding the function of the cardiovascular...
  20. T

    Reishi and Other Allies for Emotional and Spiritual Healing.

    Widely known as an immune modulator, this gorgeous mushroom is also a superb nervous system tonic, both soothing and restorative. Reishi’s calming effect is quite unusual and very difficult to describe, but it is recognizable and familiar. Taken on a regular basis, it promotes deep sleep...