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...

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...

Home Sweet Home

I was put on the transfer list from the PICU (Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit) but had to wait...