Wellington Hospital

WELLINGTON Hospital/ Mental Health

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Mental Illness Formation

Some centurys ago people with mental illness were looked on as mystics. -Why is it that in the modern world people with mental distress are packed off to psychiatric units and given medications that stabilise fracture and dissonance by means Read more…


NZ Psychiatric Teams (Letting down the mentally ill and families)

When an individual with a psychiatric illness becomes un-well it is always a gradual process. There is a process to getting person psychiatric help. Sometimes this involves hospilization. Unfortunatly the mental health teams are often very picky about who they Read more…


Psychiatry is Codswallop?

Well some one had to say it. Psychiatry an archaic mind numbing field with far too many narrow parameters for diagnosis. Labels don’t interest many in this day and age. I have personally maintained that labels are ‘for jam jars Read more…


Nothing To Do-Ex Psychiatric Clients/Wellington, Newtown

Wandering around Newtown, Wellington this morning I was inundated  by at least thirty ex-psychiatric patients. These ex-clients of Wellington psychiatric services are up early preparing for their day. I would assume most of their days a cycle of desperation and Read more…


Psychiatry and Arrogance/Wellington

I went into Wellingtons psychiatric unit yesterday. I spoke to a psychiatrist. I had previously asked to see a psychologist. I was told no by the Psychiatric nurse assigned to myself. He did suggest I pay for a psychologist myself. Read more…


How Many Psychiatric Disgnosis Can One Have:Wellington-Mental Health

Its constant really. Psychiatry and diagnosis. Things change at the drop of a hat in the psychiatry world. Evolution or progres, one might think. Personally I have more faith in my local soothsayer and personal Jesus type mirror man, ie-The Read more…


Te Haika /Crisis Line/Mental Health/Wellington

  Wellingtons own extra special mental health crisis team- Te Haika. Here is my advice to anyone having a mental health crisis. PLEASE DO NOT CALL- Te Haika You will only be patronized by burnt out mental health staff who Read more…