Tag Archive: NHS

‘Am I crazy to want a baby when I’m schizophrenic?’ After a decade-long struggle, one woman tells of her fears as she contemplates starting a family

‘Am I crazy to want a baby when I’m schizophrenic?’ After a decade-long struggle, one woman tells of her fears as she contemplates starting a family There are babies everywhere – or at… Continue reading

‘Hooked on happy pills’? How the media demonises mental health medication

By Rachel Whitehead Working in a busy press office for a major mental health charity Rethink Mental Illness, I often get calls from journalists asking if I can put them in touch with someone… Continue reading

From the psychiatric hospital

I’ve somehow managed to get the NHS to put me in a private hospital. Its really nice, it reminds me of some kind of celebrity rehab and to be honest, most of the… Continue reading

Into the hospital (again)

They are sending me into hospital but I don’t know which one. Apparently there are no NHS beds so they are sending me to a private hospital. Been waiting for the call to… Continue reading