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...

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...

Detecting mental illness

It is not easy to detect if someone is having mental health problems.  We are all so busy with our own lives...

Life At The PICU

The PICU was not a comfortable place, alarms would go off regularly and there were very difficult patients there. I spent many months there. It was hard.

The Intertwining of Depression and Negative thoughts

The sun hangs so impossibly in the sky with hope, She only dreams of a moment where she allows...

My First Day At The PICU (Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit)

As I had attempted to abscond so many times from the acute ward and for attempting to grab a nurse I was...

My Dad

My father has been a major influence in my life. Sadly, he passed away recently leaving behind a devastated and distressed family....

Parents are a blessing

I wanted to shine a spotlight on how a vast majority of parents look after and continue to be a support system...