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Uncontrollable emotions



Oct 7, 2019
Have been on here in the past and have found answers to help me so wanted to try again.
I have been suffering with depression for years, recently it has got really bad the mental health team in my area are shit, they don’t want help me at all. Even when I told them that I am suicidal daily they just said to ring the crisis line and then talk to them. I haven’t got any support from them to try and work our why I feel like this, so I go through stages of feeling nothing and then go to feeling one thing so strongly that it will take days to get over it.
I have been in my job for 6 years and I love it, I’ve got some amazing friends through it. But on Friday I found out that 2 people who have not been in the job long have been given the chance to act as stand in supervisors. I have been on management courses and am doing a leadership nvq type of thing but am not being given the experience to gain any skills. I was told that it was because of my mental health. My manager knows I want to do this and progress my career. My self confidence is at an all time low and now with this opportunity being taken away it has gone down to nothing, all I can think is am I really that shit?, and I’m obviously not good enough for this role.
As I have said I love my job, but this has really made me think that I don’t want to be there. I’m loosing my purpose and don’t know if I can keep dealing with this much longer. I need help but there is no one there.....


Well-known member
Jul 8, 2019
hi Sootiecat

that sounds very unacceptable
for them to pass you over because of your mental health
I dont think that is allowed
where I live people can call on local employment advisers
, unions, counsellors at work , Citizens Advice Bureau
the list goes on

especially the wellbeing hub is good

maybe you could write a new post in the work, money and benefits
sub forum of this forum
ive seen amazing advice handed out there

:grouphug: ✨