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...

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...

A week in Rehab

Heathfield house is a rehabilitation unit in Stockport, Greater Manchester. It is a huge mansion with capacity for 20 residents but there...

Through to blog award finals

Dear reader, I have reached the final of the mental health blog awards. Thank you to everyone who voted....

Jinn, evil eye and black magic part 2

The concept of supernatural forces can be found in every culture whether they are fairies, leprechauns, vampires or demons.  Muslims associate paranormal...

Jinn, evil eye and black magic part 1

Islam, along with Judaism and Christianity is an Abrahamic faith that started 1436 years ago when Prophet Muhammad (s) started to receive...

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...