Follow up, 10 years after ECT (shock treatments).

I just wanrted to check-in. I wanted to let you know that we got the diagnosis right. I have been off of psychiatric medication now for four years. That’s because the real correct diagnosis was actually hepatic encephalopathy from .. um… secondary to chronic candidiasis from all of the anitibiotics I was on as a child. Because I was on…

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What are Intrusive Thoughts?

Hey everybody! Today’s topic is intrusive thoughts. What are they? Why do they happen? And then what do we do about them? So stay tuned. [music] So like I said, today’s topic is intrusive thoughts. And those are . . . exactly what they sound like. They’re almost like thoughts that just pop up in our head, and we don’t…

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Grace’s Story: When strep triggers OCD, mood swings and behavioral changes

come on lock the door did you lock the door what is PANDAS? PANDAS is where you get OCD and start organizing like she was getting these fevers and she’d get a fever and she’d be really really sick but as soon as she was done being sick and the fever would be gone her behavior would be atrocious my…

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let’s talk about my mental illnesses

Hey, what’s up? Today I’m gonna be talking about the mental illnesses that I have. I think it’s an important topic to talk about because it helps educate people, helps spread awareness and it helps normalize mental illness which is really important. Plus I think it’s interesting and it’s also a really big part of me so I want to…

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Working in children’s mental healthcare – Highfield Unit, Oxfordshire.

We are now recruiting new nursing staff an amazing career opportunity for you. So what do you do at Highfield? We provide a safe and supportive environment for young people who are in the most vulnerable stage of their illness. Who works there? The multidisciplinary team consists of mental health nurses, consultant psychiatrists, speciality doctors, psychologists, dietitians, social workers, a…

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Mental Health [101] in Schools & A Personal Story of Addiction, Mental Illness, Recovery, Wellbeing

Jacob and Jesse these two dudes helped us set this up so let’s give them a quick round of applause! The amount of people it takes just to organize this it shows us that you need a community to do things. Anyhow, so how’s this sound yeah and you guys can hear me in the back okay so my name…

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