January 2018 - Page 2 of 2 - Miricyl
Visiting A Psychiatric Hospital For The First Time

Visiting A Psychiatric Hospital For The First Time

Traveling up on the train from Northumberland to Edinburgh to visit my brother in a psychiatric hospital I didn’t know what to expect. I had effectively sectioned my own brother on Millennium New Year’s Eve, not something you choose to have the responsibility for....
Mental Health – A Teacher’s Perspective

Mental Health – A Teacher’s Perspective

I have been a secondary school teacher for over 22 years, teaching French in several different schools in different counties in England. Over the last five years, I have seen a huge increase in the number of students suffering from mental health issues such as...
Living with Bipolar. A daughter’s perspective

Living with Bipolar. A daughter’s perspective

Bipolar affects not just the sufferer, but also those around them. As a daughter growing up with a Dad who was bipolar, my experience was very different to other young people my age and even to my mom and sister. I don’t think there was ever a time when my parents...