I hear in the news this week, today, that there are to be more calls for new staff to be trained up to help those, with mental health issues, and that there will be funding to be placed to help them acheive that.
Well, I wish this service could have been implented, when I was a client...
I'll try to keep this as brief as I can.
I've been with my partner for 8 years. I believe that she's having a breakdown. I had one myself about 12 years ago, so I know the signs. I had therapy and nowadays I'm more or less ok.
My partner is a an experimental psychologist. I think this...
Bridging the Patient-Professional Divide
Depending on how I choose to identify myself with other professionals, I am treated radically different. Generally speaking, when I identify as a social worker, rather than the author of Beyond Meds, — which is identified commonly as a “patient” blog, —...
Ok...so I am a volunteer, distance 'befriender' for people with MH problems. The problem I have is...the people I 'befriend' don't really seem to have any more difficult problems than me :( I wonder if this is because, due to 'confidentiality issues' I am left in the dark regarding their true...
Isle of Wight
IWISH, Self-Harm Support Group,
The Riverside Centre
Isle of Wight
Contact name: Kathy Groves
IWISH is a mixed-sex self-harm support group, open to anyone who has self-harming problems and is over 18 years of age. They are a service-user...
Monday to Friday 10am - 9pm
Cardiff Concern is a charitable counselling service run by Christians. At present, we have 30 volunteer counsellors who have been professionally...
Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
LAMPdirect | Mental Health in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland
65 Regent Road
Tel: 0116 255 6286
Fax: 0116 247 1073
LAMP is an independent voluntary organisation working to promote good mental health...
Ed Miliband pledges to improve youth mental health care in today's health speech
"We will end the scandal of neglecting mental health by prioritising investment in young people and ensuring teachers are trained to spot problems early."
Ed Miliband, leader of the Labour party
Hi folks, I am still here. After a long lovely summer on my own I got a sudden urge about finding a new friend. I looked around for rescued dogs at the local RSPCA places and found a lovely 2 year old collie cross. It was love at first sight, well I did have a pocketful of bikkies. I have had...
I just wondered if anyone else here had any experience in this?
My son is now 7, ive been fighting for 4 years for help with his emotional and behavioural needs.
He has finally been placed in a school for children with special needs but ...am deeply concerned about the school in general.
I'm recently separated. Been out of hospital since Feb. I trained as an occupational therapist 15 years ago but never worked. I am now a single parent aged 41, with no job no qualifications and little money. How do I start to recover my life? I want to work and feel normal but I don't know where...
Hi everyone, just wondered if anyone had any suggestions or experience of feeling like they may have been misdiagnosed by their GP/Mental Health Team.
I've just been told that I have a very severe form of depression, but I feel that there may be some more underlying problems and that I may be...
I have had so many experiences where some docs and.nurses have no clue about mental health and dismiss it....bpd=attention seeking. Anorexia = section and force feed...no discussion.
Were still human beings we just need a.little support.
I.have had some fab nurses and docs but few and far...
I thought I would say if I can offer any ‘Personal Help’ on HB / CTB please ask. I use to work for several years in HB and CTB for my local council so if I can be of help please do not hesitate to ask me! I was fully trained in HB and CTB legislation so know the rules and regulations! :innocent:
Hi i am quite new to this site although i have been reading other's posts for a few weeks i finally plucked up the courage to post one::blush:
The thing i am wondering is does counselling really help?
I trained as a counsellor and qualified last year. I had counselling while training and...