Poetry by Donna Dee

Everywhere----------------God is somewherethereeverywhere .. in the rustle of the leaves in the trees--Singing on a summer breeze...

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...

Chinese Muslims are being tortured

According to a recent report, Uighur Muslims in China are being forced to eat pork as China builds pig farms in Xinjiang...

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...

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...

Psychiatry / Psychology in Islam

Did you know that the first mental wards were actually founded in Muslim countries? During the early Islamic era,...