Blogs, mental health

Fancy a Ko-fi?

For those of you who are would like to support my writing and help contribute towards the continued running costs of this website, I have now set up a 'Ko-Fi' page. This allows anyone who wants to throw a couple of quid into the hat a simple way of doing so. There is of course… Continue reading Fancy a Ko-fi?

Blogs, mental health

A #mentalhealth thought for the day

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My Experience Of Mental Illness And The Mental Health System

Note: I originally wrote this blog earlier this year for The Huffington Post. Unfortunately it wasn't approved and published, perhaps because of the somewhat sensitive content contained within. Trigger warning: This article contains descriptions of self-harm and suicide. The term “mental health” is bandied about a lot these days. It’s almost as if it’s become… Continue reading My Experience Of Mental Illness And The Mental Health System

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Applying for PIP… Again!

Last week I attended an assessment for Personal Independence Payment or as it's more commonly known as PIP. This wasn't the first time that I've had to go to one of these appointments. I previously applied to receive the additional payment earlier in the year after the DWP told me that I was entitled to… Continue reading Applying for PIP… Again!