Tag: hospital

The Revolving Door Of Mental Health Care

I remember my first trip to the doctor, at least, this was the first time I had spoken to a doctor about my mental health. I was 14, anxiety had taken over my life at this point but I did not know what anxiety was. Or what mental health was

Donating Blood Isn’t As Scary As You Think

As someone with serious anxiety, I can’t pretend that I did not avoid donating blood for years because of the whole stage I had set in my head. I swore that I would be drained off all my blood, as if the nurses were vampires. Then there are the ‘giant

Walking To Hospital When Suicidal

Every time I have had to go to the hospital over my mental health, I have walked. It’s kind of ironic that though I am extremely ill, I have been able and healthy enough to walk an hour and a half just so that I can get seen in A&E.

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