This beautiful human being has asked for help and the response is to now be “in the system” soon – but months away.
Scarredandscared protects her anonymity (her comments are not enabled) – but I am guessing the use of “gp” suggests UK based (as am I). Please read this post and see if you know of someone that can help “move the (UK) system”, add useful advice, or simply let a hurting human know that living is worth it.
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I did the things I thought I was suppose to do. I asked for help. I rang a 24 hour hotline in tears saying I’d had two suicide attempts in a week, wasn’t coping and need help. I reached out. I was told to go to hospital. So I did that. Being a mental health patient I had my bag checked… has that ever happened to anyone else before??
I was there for 6 hours, seen by an emergency doctor, a mental health nurse and then a psych registrar. They sent a referral to a mental health assessment team who contacted me today and was told it would be between 2-4 months to see one of their psych doctors for a full assessment. I’m now being sent back to my gp for a referral. Are you serious???
Here’s an assessment for you!! I’m screwed! I cry everyday, I’m paranoid about…
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