Mental health of carers

Firstly, I wish to thank my family who have stuck by me through thick and thin, whether by visiting me when I...

Stigmatised and misunderstood

I am a Muslim and I believe in Allah and that the devil does exist. Good and bad magic exist too. People...

Sectioned for first time

The first time I was sectioned was highly traumatic and stressful. This is my advice for people who are detained for the...

Iqrah’s story

My name is Iqrah; I’m in my second year of studying mental health nursing. In this piece of writing, I want to...

Blogger of the year!!

On Saturday I received the Mental Health Blogger of the year. Congratulations to everyone who was nominated. Thankyou to...

The team at Heathfield House

At the unit, clients work with a Multi-disciplinary Team. They support clients to identify and achieve goals. Clinical Unit...

What is Psychosis?

Psychosis is when a person loses touch with reality and could include seeing or hearing things that other people cannot see and...

What is Depression

Depression is experiencing low spirits that lasts for a long time, and affects everyday life. In its mildest form,...

What is Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a mental disorder which causes delusions and hallucinations among other symptoms. The illness creates a change in perceptions, thought, mood...