Trauma and growth

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

Chased By Police Again

After returning from the PICU to the Oldham ward, life continued as normal. A lot of the patients I knew had moved...

Second time at PICU

The second time I was at the PICU was pretty much the same as the first, dull and monotonous. I didn’t...

Navigating Challenges and working towards Social Change

Shuranjeet Singh Growing up in Handsworth, Birmingham, I had always felt comfortable walking up and down Soho Road, around...

Back to PICU

After some time, on a Friday, just before lunch, I absconded from the acute ward. I had been waiting in front of...

Life in rehab in lockdown

It is hard to believe that we are on day 292 since the lockdown started. It is hard...

Gaza: The world’s largest open air prison

AD is a 33 year old English teacher from the Gaza Strip in Palestine who has lived under Israeli occupation his whole...

We will get through the pandemic

As we enter the new year with high hopes and strong resolutions, I just wanted to acknowledge that for some it might...

Life On Acute Ward

I gradually adjusted to life at the Oldham acute ward and was granted leave to go for walks and to the local...