Tag Archives: Distraction techniques


In past times when I have been very ill a bed has been found at my local unit – and quickly. I think one was sourced within the day the first time around, and the following day at the start of my … Continue reading

Posted in Bipolar, Crisis care, Depression, Hospital, Hypomania, Inpatient care, Mental health, Mental health services, Mixed mood, Mood disorder, NHS services, Politics and current affairs, Psychiatry, Rapid cycling, Suicidal thought, Suicide, Treatment planning, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Bed/crisis

25 things to choose to do before I choose to die

As I write this, thoughts of suicide are very far away. In fact, my mood is a little bit elevated. I am having trouble sleeping, despite the quetiapine, and I am waking frequently at nothing – only to be pulled … Continue reading

Posted in Mental health | Tagged , , , , , , | 14 Comments