Hi, I’m M, I’m 24 and work in the arts industry. In the past I’ve suffered from anorexia, depression and psychosis, and I’m currently trying to keep anxiety and OCD at bay!
Psychosis is a real illness hidden away by decades of stigma and misinformation – and buried further underground amongst the empty promises and platitudes of Mental Health Awareness Week.
TW: Psychosis @mugamnesty’s #MadCovidDiaries 19.5.2020 The Mechanisms of Psychosis Given that psychosis is one of the most ignored and maligned aspects of mental health knowledge amongst the general public, I’d like to offer you my take on the matter – by explaining exactly how psychosis took hold of my mind and turned the world upsideContinue reading “Psychosis is a real illness hidden away by decades of stigma and misinformation – and buried further underground amongst the empty promises and platitudes of Mental Health Awareness Week.”
@mugamnesty’s #MadCovidDiaries 12.5.2020 Like the majority of people reading this, I’ve seen a fair number of psychiatrists over the years. With the exception of a few individuals, the care I received from NHS mental health services frequently left a lot to be desired. I am immensely grateful to my family and close friends, who helpedContinue reading “Living a Raisin-Free Life”
Quarantine eliminates hours of checking from my daily life. I don’t have to pack a bag, lock any doors, or turn off electrical appliances.
TW: Suicide, Eating Disorder, OCD. @mugamnesty’s #MadCovidDiaries 2.5.2020 Approaching work – just around the corner. Beloved violin, on my back, it’s there, check, got it. Backpack, yes, got it. Was there a third item? Why would I bring a third item to work? Can I see myself with a third item? If a colleague sawContinue reading “Quarantine eliminates hours of checking from my daily life. I don’t have to pack a bag, lock any doors, or turn off electrical appliances.”
TW: Suicide M’s #MadCovidDiaries 27.4.20 Many of us can remember where we were and what we were doing as history’s most notable events unfolded. I can remember exactly where I stood the morning after Trump was elected. It was a normal morning before a day at university. From my kitchen in the UK, there wasn’tContinue reading “On Psychosis and Global Events”