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Forum: General Support and Advice 06-03-2017, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Thanks, I just wish I had a current mental health...

Thanks,
I just wish I had a current mental health person to help me.
Everything seems to be happening at a really bad time right now.
Forum: General Support and Advice 06-03-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Thank you for your reply. I will try to book an...

Thank you for your reply.

I will try to book an appointment with my GP. It might be difficult as she's only part time and she's the only doctor at my surgery that knows a lot about my mental health....
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 06-03-2017, 04:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,529
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
I got referred to see if I could get a support...

I got referred to see if I could get a support worker a few months ago. Never heard back about that actually. I kind of wish I had one as I really struggle at times.

I actually am a support worker,...
Forum: General Support and Advice 06-03-2017, 04:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 712
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Going from DLA to PIP

Hi,

I just wanted to ask what people's experiences have been about going from DLA to PIP.

I got the letter last week telling me that my DLA is ending and I need to apply for PIP. I'm really scared....
Forum: Self-Harm Discussion and Support 24-10-2016, 01:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,020
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
I think it's a very effective coping method,...

I think it's a very effective coping method, however it is dangerous and can have a lot of negative effects on you and your life. I don't think you should feel guilty.

Are you getting any help for...
Forum: General Support and Advice 20-10-2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 2,992
Views: 194,895
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Managed to tell my manager I needed to go home...

Managed to tell my manager I needed to go home early due to anxiety rather than forcing myself to carry on and becoming very unwell.

Made myself a cup of tea.
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 20-10-2016, 10:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
I think I'm going to try and see her 1 more time...

I think I'm going to try and see her 1 more time before I do anything. I might have just been overreacting to what she said because I was so anxious in the appointment. If she's still dismissive and...
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 17-10-2016, 03:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
The psychiatrist was completely unhelpful....

The psychiatrist was completely unhelpful. Dismissed my anxiety and blamed it on my care coordinator leaving. Told me that all I need to do is "manage" my emotions, and that medication shouldn't be...
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 17-10-2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Thank you for taking the time to reply. I...

Thank you for taking the time to reply.

I managed to go to the minor injuries unit this morning to get it checked out and have an appointment to get the dressing changed in a few days.

I will...
Forum: Self-Harm Discussion and Support 16-10-2016, 07:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,189
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
I have gone from self harming every day to a few...

I have gone from self harming every day to a few times a year. It took years to get to this point, but some of the things I have found most useful are:

Delaying it. At first it was waiting five more...
Forum: General Support and Advice 16-10-2016, 06:56 PM
Replies: 910
Views: 77,184
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Angry with myself. Anxious. Sad. Hopeless.

Angry with myself.
Anxious.
Sad.
Hopeless.
Forum: Serious Discussion and Advice 16-10-2016, 06:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,466
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
It's been a while

Hi,
I used to visit and post in these forums quite a bit, but haven't recently.

The last few days I've been feeling pretty suicidal. I haven't taken some of my meds (the ones for a physical health...
Forum: General Chat 24-11-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,855
Views: 205,288
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Inside out. It was amazing. Now I'm going to...

Inside out. It was amazing. Now I'm going to watch My Neighbour Totoro.
Forum: General Chat 22-11-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,349
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
My brother moved to canada a few years ago. One...

My brother moved to canada a few years ago. One thing he asks for is colman's mustard powder - he's a big cook and apparently it is crazy hard to get over there. Not very christmassy though.
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 19-11-2015, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Thank you both. I've got a doctors appointment in...

Thank you both. I've got a doctors appointment in half an hour. Will ask them to sign me off for another week. Have phoned the CMHT 4 times this morning, but it's either engaged of just rings and...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 18-11-2015, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Thank you for the reply. I really appreciate it....

Thank you for the reply. I really appreciate it. I'm now on the end of my 3rd disney movie and had a good old cry whilst devouring some fried chicken (must have been quite an amusing sight!). Binged...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 18-11-2015, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Just phoned the CMHT again. They told me to ring...

Just phoned the CMHT again. They told me to ring back tomorrow about the psych appointment. Apparently the person who would be able to tell me if I have a new cc or not is on annual leave until next...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 18-11-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 552
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Lack of support

Hi,
Firstly, I know I don't reply to many threads at all (I tend to convince myself that I'll do more harm than good), and I'm sorry for that but I think I need some support right now.
About 6 weeks...
Forum: General Chat 14-11-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,100
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
I just used a light olive oil.

I just used a light olive oil.
Forum: General Support and Advice 13-11-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,755
Views: 112,352
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Cook a nice lunch. Pick up meds. Top up electric...

Cook a nice lunch.
Pick up meds.
Top up electric meter.
hoover.
Forum: General Chat 12-11-2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,100
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
I made soap last year. All it was, was a big...

I made soap last year. All it was, was a big block that you melt, with porridge oats, camomile tea leaves and a tiny bit of honey poured into moulds. Really cheap, and the people I gave them to loved...
Forum: General Chat 09-11-2015, 06:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,298
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
I put no because although I would like to have a...

I put no because although I would like to have a child, I am not financially stable, I wouldn't cope mentally, I have a genetic kidney disease that will make my kidneys fail in a few years time (My...
Forum: Mental Health Discussion and Support 08-11-2015, 12:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 682
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Get plenty of sleep Have designated days where I...

Get plenty of sleep
Have designated days where I do nothing, and see nobody, and just destress
Take my meds regularly
Eat healthily
Cook for myself
Keep my flat as clean as possible
Have to do...
Forum: General Support and Advice 08-11-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,187
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
I often feel this way. For me, I think it stems...

I often feel this way. For me, I think it stems from not having any kind of emotional validation when I was younger. When I start having those thoughts, I try to challenge them with logic (asking...
Forum: General Chat 06-11-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,006
Posted By Albus Dumbledore
Depression, GAD, panic disorder with agoraphobia,...

Depression, GAD, panic disorder with agoraphobia, BPD
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