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...

Guest blog – Evelyn Asante-Mensah OBE, Chair of Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust

Mental Health is important to us all and it’s important that we talk about it to break down the barriers and fear...

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...