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09/08/18 Euthanasia and mental ill health

****mentions suicidal ideation*** I read this article today, ‘The troubled 29-year-old helped to die by Dutch doctors’ with a mixture of feelings from hollow sadness, to anger, to frustration, finally settling down on, good God, that could have been me. … Continue reading

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04/08/18 Borderline (Bastard) Personality Disorder

So, you’ve survived your Hellish childhood. You’ve been abused either sexually or physically – sometimes both. You may have experienced neglect, poverty, bereavement… You may have found yourself on the periphery of your world – your family – your fellow … Continue reading

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Walk a Mile, Tales of a Wandering Loon review

Originally posted on Outdoor prescription and me:
It’s funny how trails can lead to things on the internet. As a service user of Mental Health services I have found the Masked AMHP blog to be helpful in answering some of the…

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#42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 37. I’m not afraid to say it, I’m a bit fucked.

This isn’t, nor has it ever been, about me. All I’ve ever wanted to do with this hunger strike is make a noise – to raise awareness of the terrible plight of our fellow citizens who find themselves plummeting into … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 28. Where is the Love?

“Don’t judge a man (person) until you’ve walked two moons in his (their) moccasins” Hmmm…this is a tricky one. We know that folk who’ve been slapped in the face with unemployment, often with the added assaults of physical and/ or … Continue reading

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#42Days A #HungerStrke in protest against #UniversalCredit Day 4

Hi folks – instead of the usual blog today, I’m attaching my Video Blog for your perusal. Comments welcome in the usual way.  Walk a Mile Chris

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09/09/17 Schrodinger’s Blood Pressure. 

I’ve been on a medication, quetiapine, an antipsychotic for about 9 years. It’s a magic complex of chemicals that serve to quieten my errant mind. It works to some extent, especially in that it increases my chances of a good … Continue reading

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