On Mental Health

Personal faith, and how to reconcile it with a mental health diagnosis

The focus of this article is an issue I’ve been struggling with for some time, which just resurfaced in my thinking in the form of symptoms. The subject and problem just sort of fell into my mind, piggy-backing on the “voices” which, as is often the case, felt half profound and half completely random. I’ve…… Continue reading Personal faith, and how to reconcile it with a mental health diagnosis

On Mental Health · On Writing

First Steps in the right direction.. blogging for a mental health charity!

So today I got a phone call from a lady from a Mental Health Charity MQ, and after a half hour or so conversation she asked me if I’d like to blog for their site, and perhaps do some ambassadorial for them as well! I’m pretty excited, as I’ve been trying to find a mental…… Continue reading First Steps in the right direction.. blogging for a mental health charity!

On Mental Health · On Writing

The next step- blogging for mental health sites, publications and online journals

I suffer from paranoid schizophrenia, and have done for twelve years. The way my “suffering” manifests has changed over the years; I no longer experience full blown hallucinations and the intense delusional thinking and experience of my early years with this diagnosis, but I do still deal with invasive voices, mild invasive thoughts, mildly delusional…… Continue reading The next step- blogging for mental health sites, publications and online journals

On Mental Health

Does “Split” promote negative stigma and impressions of Mental Illness?

So I wrote this article last weekend and meant to post it up straight away as a reaction to all the internet chatter I read regarding M. Night Shyamalan’s new film “Split,” which I watched on Sunday night. However I got distracted by book writing and other less important stuff, and so it is a week…… Continue reading Does “Split” promote negative stigma and impressions of Mental Illness?