Poetry by Donna Dee

Everywhere----------------God is somewherethereeverywhere .. in the rustle of the leaves in the trees--Singing on a summer breeze...

Trauma and growth

Dr Rachel Chin, clinical psychologist, has written about trauma and growth and her struggle with anxiety. I have incredibly...

Stigma in African community

My name is Ann Gilbert and I came to the UK 23 years ago from Malawi. I am a student mental health...

Free Aqsa

The al-Aqsa mosque is located in the Old City of Jerusalem in Palestine and is the third holiest site in Islam after...

Stigma in Muslim community

As it is soon mental health awareness week it is necessary to spread the message that it is not shameful to have...

Third Time in Hospital

When I arrived at the acute ward for my third admission I was put on a 2:1. This meant I was constantly...

Back home

It was fantastic to move back into my parent’s house after such a long time away. Although I was at home and...

End of the Beginning

Dear reader, First of all, thank you for reading my blog over the past year. I hope you have...

Suicide

I ended up staying on the Oldham acute ward for almost a year. In that time I met many interesting and nice...