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Patience – Not a story, just some thoughts.

Patience – Not a story, just some thoughts.

1.       Patience because you usually feel better than you are. Like wanting to leave a hospital or going back to work before the doctor lets you, trustthe advice you are given, just do not make it blind trust. 2.       Patience with your loved one or friend when they...
There’s Always Light At The End Of The Tunnel.

There’s Always Light At The End Of The Tunnel.

I am writing this piece because it is something that I am not afraid to speak about and I feel it may be of benefit to somebody out there. I believe my story is extremely unique and if my story can help even one person in any way, shape or form… then it would take...

Overcoming Mental Health In School.

Charlie was a member of Simon’s class in middle & upper primary but had had dealings with them in the earlier years as well. Charlie’s background was from a split family whose mother when born, was drug dependent. Charlie was born small and drug dependent. After...
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...