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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…


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…