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Mental HealthAcessment/Te Haika-Wellington

If your worried about someone who is experiencing mental distress/illness then you need to follow this advice. -If you ring your local hospital they will put you in touch with various crisis teams (in Wellington the trearge to the crisis Read more…


WELLINGTON-Psychiatric dis-services

If you get to the point where you are so pissed off with the dire state of psychiatric services (and you know it’s the people in the service who are the  problem,rather than systems).. You start writing about it then Read more…


Wellington mental health/ICU

Recently I spent two weeks in the ICU unit of Wellington’s psychiatric unit. It is a shame that I had to spend so much time there but it did clarify problems in mental health staffing and procedure for me. I Read more…


How to get help for a mentally ill person:Wellington

I rang Te Haika, Capital Coast mental dis- health team this morning. I had to ring four times as these people very blasaiely keept hanging up on me when I asked  them to document my concerns re a possible breach Read more…


-Wellington:Psychologists (Illness/ Mental)

I’ve had mental illness from an early age. I spent my youth seemly under attack by my family. I believe this has greatly contributed to a diagnosis of bipolar affective disorder. If you look PROPERLY at the literature on mental Read more…


Psychiatry

Psychiatrists can be ’high and mighty’. Arrogance has never helped anyone and it certainly does not help the therapy process. Btw- I have never in over thirty years of dealing with the psychiatric profession ( I personally would not call Read more…


No Bonus Bonds For Me-Mental Health Discrimination

A few years ago I had a breakdown and whilst in one of our Australian owned banks I was not making sense and they decided to call the police.. Why I am not sure, At no time did I threaten Read more…


Medication For Mental Illness/New Zealand Psychiatry

Mental well being or health is something no one takes for granted. You would have to be living in a fools paradise to think your mental health not changeable. -(Personal note, seems a few fools exist)- love you mainstream ( Read more…


Wellington Ward 27/mental health-Wellington hospital

Here’s a bit of a ramble..- Wellington ward 27 is a place of misery. Psychiatrists constantly miss the point and usually quite dire. I’ve has psychiatrists at ward 27 who don’t understand why I haven’t gone to the governing organisations Read more…


Health And Disability Commission

The health and disability commission purports to be an organisation that will protect your rights in regard to health treatment. They can make recommendations to goverment organisations as they have in my case with ccdhb here in Wellington. Unfortunatly the Read more…