I can’t stand up for falling down I can’t stand up for falling down “I Can’t Stand Up For Falling Down” I’m the living result I’m a man who’s been hurt a little too much And I’ve tasted the … Continue reading
Lucy Johnstone walks us through a day in her life working as clinical psychologist on a community mental health team in an area of great social depravation. She explains how, rather than simply hand them a list of symptom to check … Continue reading
What’s it like inside your head?
Wow doo doo doo doo dow “Giant In My Heart” I’m trying to pretend it isn’t true But even when I want its like I can’t get over you Over you Over you, over you … Continue reading
I don’t know about all “the voices” but here’s one word my voices say a lot. Continue reading
Pat Capponi had an extra birthday present yesterday – she was awarded the order of Canada yesterday in recognition of her tireless spirit and many years inspirational work advocating for and helping make change possible for the one-in-five [six million] Canadians who … Continue reading
One of the great myths of what often gets called “mental illness” is that people who have been diagnosed “lack insight”. The truth is that too many doctors lack the insight to ask – or the time to listen to … Continue reading
“A fundamental message of this report is that that ‘psychotic’ experiences are understandable in the same ways as ‘normal’ experiences, and can be approached in the same way.”
Excellent report and resource, free publication by British Psychological Society- Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia.
Maps out a future for how we need to do differently – as individuals, a society and services.
Nice to know that someone is listening. Continue reading
Within intellectual society, I don’t know why, but I always feel like I’m guilty of something. It seems that I’m always breaking one of the rules of the clan.
Albert Camus Continue reading