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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…


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…


Suicide :-A Personal Story/Wellington

A year or so since I tried to kill myself and my health has recovered. I nearly completely destroyed my kidneys. -Paint thinners which seemed a ’good idea’ to drink at the time although tasty are not good for overall Read more…


Psychiatric Burnout

I’ve been committed to psychiatric care a few times in my life and I have noticed a huge decline in quality of mental health services both in regard to the mental health acuite units also after care. Out patients as Read more…


Mental Health Act / District Inspectors

Im currently under the Mental Health Act. Its slightly annoying being legally required to meet with a shrink every month for twenty mins and I’m pretty sure the meds I’m on are wrong. Since I know my mind much better Read more…


Wellington Psychiatric Professionals

For thoes of you with schizophrenia or manic depression-(sorry, I couldn’t bring myself to write bipolar)-seems trite I know but /But really?, Why the name change?. Is psychiatry really that precious?    Anyway you guys need to understand that your Read more…


Psychiatric-Respite Housing/Accomidation

Some years ago when the New Zealand mental health services we’re funded and run correctly ex-mental health patients housing needs we’re accommodated. Plenty of social housing, (respite and halfway houses), we’re available for all patients. With the government funding to Read more…


Philosophy/Mental Health Act

Motto for life when dealing with anything   -Be hard -Flex your muscles -Cut back on everything   Yip-nah….   -If your under the mental health act it is illegal for your general practioner to prescribe psychiatric medications. This before Read more…