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...

Fast forward 2

After a month without leave, I was finally allowed out on my own to the local shop. It feels really good as...

A Mental Muslim?

As a Muslim with mental health problems I am positive about my illness because the Quran tells us “Allah does not...

Female mental health

I want to briefly talk about female mental health. Mental illness affects women just as much as men.  Often, women brush aside...

Riots in Oldham

I was initially held on an acute mental health ward in Stockport which is about 15 miles from Oldham. I have...

The Horror of Being Injected

After numerous failed escape attempts and being chased and brought back to the ward I was becoming more and more agitated. I...

Fast forward – writing my book and blog

Ever since I started my blog I have become busy. Writing two posts a week sounds easy but the reality is...

Sectioned and detained in hospital !!

On my first day in hospital I was restless and agitated. I was constantly pacing up and down and sleeping a...

Should we feel good about Covid-19 restrictions?

"My son, I just tell the nurses that it makes me feel more tired." My mother was diagnosed with...