I Think Mental Health Care In Australia Is Shitful

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    i completely agree with 'beinme'. personally, i have BPD, and been to emergency only 3 times so far. twice for self inflicted injuries, which i didnt lie about, and came right out and told them i did it myself. The nurse was an absolute *****, used the biggest stitches ever, and...
    Junior13 Junior13
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 27, 2008

    Emergency In Mental Health Is About Beds

    Anyone going to emergency for mental health help wont get it unless there is a spare bed available in the mental hospital. If there are no spare beds they 'diagnose' a person as not needing help and use 'psychobabble' on the person to blame them rather than help them. They let...
    vlg678 vlg678
    Aug 25, 2009

    A Lack of Compassion and Understanding

    As a sufferer of bipolar, it never ceases to amaze me the incredible lack of support there is for sufferers and carers. There seems to be only the minimal amount of services, and in general terms are only accessible if one is going through a crisis or an episode. Try looking for...
    wombatism wombatism
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Apr 24, 2008
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