Tag Archives: Mental health

#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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15/11/17 Walk a Mile: Tales of a Wandering Loon – Press Release with links to order/ preorder the 📚

Walk a Mile: Tales of a Wandering Loon Chris Young paperback, £11.99, published 28 November 2017 by Trigger Press Walk a Mile: Tales of a Wandering Loon is the story of how one man’s normal, nurturing childhood turned into one … Continue reading

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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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06/08/16 Shit science and lazy reporting tells us that nearly everyone is a prejudicial bastard

Pitchforks? Check. Torches? Check. Hoards of angry villagers? Check. Shall we begin?  This week I read an article in the Independent that tells us that  ‘Majority of Britons ‘uncomfortable’ letting someone with mental illness look after their child, study finds’ … Continue reading

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03/03/15 Mentally ill man ate my hamster…

It’s been a while, hasn’t it, since we’ve heard tales of dangerous lunatics wandering our streets?  Well, in truth it hasn’t, but let’s just go with that optimistic thought, shall we? The other day a tsunami of media outlets, from … Continue reading

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16/12/14 Walkamile Rebooted

Please share this. I need you. Up until the other day this blog was going to be called ‘Walkamile Reloaded’, however, thanks to the wisdom of my friend Mark, I reconsidered. Up until lunchtime today, this blog was going to … Continue reading

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14/12/13 I’m fine…really

Or, the elephant in the room…or smoke and mirrors… WARNING – THIS BLOG CONTAINS FRANK DESCRIPTIONS OF MY MENTAL HEALTH THAT SOME MAY FIND TRIGGERING/UPSETTING With this walk a mile malarkey I’d charged myself with the task of getting people … Continue reading

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