I really miss hugging people

Jo’s #MadCovidDiaries 15.6.2020 Jo’s 13th vlog is out now!  Jo reflects on the previous week which has been difficult. She talks about her friend who has recently died and the emotional labour that goes into Zoom and Skype meetings. Jo misses her family and friend and her dog in particular! Jo did another diary entryContinue reading “I really miss hugging people”

Mad Covid Voices, with Avery

21st April 2020 How has your care changed since COVID19? All of my face-to-face appointments have been cancelled, or moved to telephone appointments, but in the telephone appointments they’re not really been able to make another appointment. It’s just kind of been a one-off “are you currently fine?” level of contact, kind of for theContinue reading “Mad Covid Voices, with Avery”

Mad Covid Voices, with Jesse

14th April 2020 How has your care changed since COVID19? So obviously most things have been shifted online. I’m working with one of the EIP services (Early Intervention in Psychosis) and it’s quite intensive, they have a bunch of different things rather than just seeing someone once every few weeks. Normally my Care Coordinator wouldContinue reading “Mad Covid Voices, with Jesse”

Mad Covid Voices, with Stacey

13th April 2020 How has your care changed since COVID19? COVID has changed a few things about my care, and I’ve found it quite disconcerting. Until a few months ago I was seeing a CPN every few weeks for general monitoring and support. She actually left the CMHT at the beginning of March, and IContinue reading “Mad Covid Voices, with Stacey”

Mad Covid Voices, with Alex

13th April 2020 How has your care changed since COVID19? I’m in a DBT programme in my health ward, but I had only just started, I’d had 6-8 appointments with my therapist and 1 group appointment, and then everything stopped. I think they’ve stopped the whole DBT programme and, as far as I’m aware, myContinue reading “Mad Covid Voices, with Alex”