Suicide: my truth

I have an unstable mood and can in a matter of minutes to hours plummet into a psychological darkness that feels utterly inescapable.

Money, mental health & university

Money, mental illness and University, what a lovely combination. University is a time of money worries for most students, but for me it is a source of very real difficulties.

“Crazy” comments

Thought I’d share a story with you… Once I was in a pharmacy. I handed in my prescription and went to loiter around the shop while they made it up for me.  Now,… Continue reading

On alcohol

Alcohol and I have never been the best of friends. Once I get the taste of it, I will generally drink until I pass out, vomit or get thrown out of the drinking… Continue reading

Mental health at university: ‘coming out’

Telling people about my mental health problems is difficult and it has taken me many years to be able to do so. Sometimes I tell the wrong person and end up regretting it,… Continue reading