Scotland's MHA review: "I don’t think trauma-informed care will stop all the suffering we go through"
Graham Morgan has been living under a compulsory community treatment order for ten years, having previously spent four months in hospital for his mental health. He was recently appointed to the team reviewing the Scottish Mental Health Act. His experience of living under a community treatment order is described in depth in his memoir 'Start'.
How I use emotional facts to stop judging myself
"That is the worst part, having to come to terms with your freedom being taken away"
Lockdown with a stressful job gave me suicidal thoughts - here's how I turned it around
Why you should never "want" OCD - not now, not ever
"I fell from the dizzying heights of hypomania down to soul crushing depression and back up again, over and over again"
I'm an Expert by Experience - here's how to challenge tokenism in patient participation
All too often, patient participation in the mental health field looks more like tokenism than genuine inclusion. Maddi, who trains mental health professionals as an Expert by Experience, examines how patient participation can look if implemented effectively, giving people like herself the space to be heard.