Yes Jenny, we learnt a lot between the 2. FIL was on state pension only, living in council house then had medical problems. Local provision in Sussex was very expensive so council home was only option and it was horrid, overcrowded, understaffed etc so luckily BIL found somewhere down in south west ...
Hi Sandra From our experiences I'd say if he's showing signs or hints of interest then follow them up and fast. He may well be getting scared and lonely but would never ever admit such to you as he won't be wanting to hurt or upset you. My mum suddenly at 93 said I'm moving to a home. We did the res...
Thank you Stephanie xxx 'expert' doesnt do you justice.
I have another relative in the MH system so know it's far from ideal. Hence im trying to start off on right path. Dont want to see another decline unnecessarily.
Hi all My 22 yr old anxious and depressed son has just completed a series of 6 telephone cbt sessions which along with antidepressents have lifted him somewhat but he us still nowhere near being able to socialise or work. He's been very down and very lost for several years. He's been back to gp who ...
Thank you bowling bun. :)
It was standard referral from gp to local service. Will stick it out for a while as 50 minutes was barely enough time to get the history out and she had no time to see the real capable me.
Well I had my first session of cbt today - my gp had referred me for stress. At the moment I'm not too impressed. I was left with the feeling that I have to change my view that my son is unwell (but he is) and that I have been labelled or diagnosed as 'generally anxious' when all I am is worried sic...
Debra so sorry to hear what you and your son are going through. When the situation is calmer you may find this facebook group interesting. It is for AMHPs who are the main frontline people for crisis mental health issues and I have found it informative on what and why they do and don't do some thing...
Wise words, thank you
Thank you. Didn't expect a response on a bank holiday. Appreciated.