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...

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...

Back to Oldham Ward For The Second Time

The police took me in a van to a psychiatric ward in Rochdale. The inside of a police van was familiar to...

One year into lockdown

I have been a resident at a mental health rehabilitation unit in Stockport for almost three years. We have reached the grim...

Torture At The Hostel

I spent about two more months on the acute ward and was eventually transferred to a hostel. It has closed now but...

The Head Matters: Part I

When we are considering dropping a few pounds or toning up our bodies, we'll most likely join our local gym, do some...