Just to note: this post talks about childhood trauma. Not in explicit detail, but rather the long term effects.
I’m pretty sure most people with some form of mental health problem have heard of Time to Talk, part of the work of Time to Change. The idea is that the more people who experience mental illness talk about their condition, the more society as a whole can begin to understand and the less stigma there will be around mental illness. So far, so good.
It’s November 2012 and I’m at the Job Centre on a cold morning.
Peer support groups are increasingly filling the void created by the various inadequacies of services provided by the NHS.