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    Librarian and chief holder of antiquities and biscuits Jaquaia's Avatar
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    Can you speak to MIND? See if they can help you?
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    Not "nagging" really... Suzi's Avatar
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    What other things are there near you? Is there a mental health charity running drop in sessions or courses or advocacy who could help?
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    We don't have MIND or Rethink in the city anymore. There is the Survivors group but I really didn't fit in there and there was no real structure to it. I guess I could call DIAL but I got a feeling I've pretty much exhausted the local options
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    A quick Google threw up a service from your local NHS trust called Healthy Minds - if you haven't already come across it, may be worth a look?
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    Yeah it was through them I did my group CBT. A lot of the courses they claim to run had been dropped when I asked.
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    Not "nagging" really... Suzi's Avatar
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    Then maybe you should try calling dial and see what they can suggest?
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    I'll make the call on Monday. I've printed off the self assessment form (all 10 pages) for Health Minds too, however I'm not sure I need to complete it having used the service previously. Got as far as personal details and medication before I drew a blank.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Stella180 View Post
    Got as far as personal details and medication before I drew a blank.
    Can you tell them that so they understand how you're struggling?
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    I don't even know how to describe the way I am right now. Generally I feel like I'm doing ok, but there's plenty of evidence to the contrary.
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    Have you asked your GP for a referral to a psychiatrist in a community mental health team? Sorry to ask if you already have. But if your GP won't do it I suggest making an appointment with one that will. It can lead to more in depth research of exactly what your struggles are and from my experience a few years back it is the quickest route to some proper support and therapy from a support worker and psychologist.

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