@outdoorperscrip

Autistic female/ nature and photography lover/ parent/ patient involvee/ passionate about mental health and service improvement/ recovering from anorexia.

@outdoorperscrip’s #MadCovidDiaries

Virtual Mental Health Support in COVID19: I worry that digital technology is being seen as an acceptable alternative, rather than the temporary ‘make do’ solution that it was initially intended to be.

Virtual mental health support in Covid 19 @outdoorprescrip’s #MadCovidDiaries 8.7.2020 – this is a reblog from their fantastic blog I am one of the lucky ones. I’ve received support during Covid-19 virtually. I appreciate I am lucky to have received any support at all as I know many have had nothing. A virtual interaction this weekContinue reading “Virtual Mental Health Support in COVID19: I worry that digital technology is being seen as an acceptable alternative, rather than the temporary ‘make do’ solution that it was initially intended to be.”

My stress bucket has felt like an ember, turning into a smouldering fire and yesterday finally turning into an explosion.

@outdoorperscrip‘s #MadCovidDiaries 6.5.2020 The explosion of the stress bucket So yesterday things sort of unravelled. In mental health services they often like to talk about the stress bucket, how it fills up and you need to find ways of making holes in it to let the water out to stop it from overflowing. Recently my stressContinue reading “My stress bucket has felt like an ember, turning into a smouldering fire and yesterday finally turning into an explosion.”

Each week I am having to adjust the food I buy to follow my meal plan. This becomes more complicated when items have been panic bought.

It often feels like I am spending my whole time thinking about food, figuring out how to get items, how to cope with challenging changes to my meal plan and worrying about running out of things. TW: Anorexia, restraint, suicide, detention, benzodiazepine withdrawal   @outdoorperscrip’s #MadCovidDiaries 27.4.2020 I sit on my sofa and refresh the TescoContinue reading “Each week I am having to adjust the food I buy to follow my meal plan. This becomes more complicated when items have been panic bought.”

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