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Unique1

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I am not fit to work, after working all my life I inow I can no longer cope...
To prove this and to be entitled to PIP and ESA you need the professionals behind you. I am in the system and have attended courses and therapy. But the professionals don't seem to help when the time comes for reviews of benefit etc,

I have a fear of meds in respect of help with my MH issues and this seems to be my downfall, I appreciate they can help some and have been the saving grace for some people.

The system is so difficult and makes anyone with MH problems worse. It's an ongoing battle...I guess I'm lucky I'm not up for review for a while but it's a ticking time bomb......
 
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Here here unique - I often wonder if they knew the distress it causes if they'd still put us through it? But then I suposse it's down to those that abuse the system?
 
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Here here unique - I often wonder if they knew the distress it causes if they'd still put us through it? But then I suposse it's down to those that abuse the system?
Hi @sparklypurplepaws

Thank you for response.
Yes I guess I understand there has to be a system to decipher who is and isn't trying it on. I agree with that. Just think there should be a better way , a less anxiety ridden way for the people who are being truthful. It's just so stressful how they do it all now, and doesn't necessarily help people who are truly really struggling.
Hope you are having an ok day ! X
 
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