Tag Archives: Mental Health Act 1983

Hotel California

Am I ill? This question is so much on my mind. I came into hospital because I was having detailed suicidal thoughts and almost took my own life, but at my core I still don’t believe that in the face … Continue reading

Posted in Bipolar, Crisis care, Depression, Family issues, Hospital, Inpatient care, Medication, Mental health services, Mood disorder, NHS services, Psychiatry, Suicidal thought, Suicide, Treatment planning, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 14 Comments

The Court of Protection, motherhood and mental health

Last week I was asked to speak on BBC London Drivetime about what it’s like to be a woman with bipolar. I was pleased to be asked, as Drivetime has a big audience and I thought it would be a … Continue reading

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