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moodsurfer
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Joined: Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:23 pm

Hey You Guys!

Postby moodsurfer » Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:54 pm

New here. Borderline Personality Disorder and all the mood absurdity that accompanies..!

I work in mental health, however I still struggle oftentimes. I’m a good listener and have been known to offer sage advice on rare occasions!

Hoping to make some likeminded pals.

MS

rsxo
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Joined: Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:12 pm

Re: Hey You Guys!

Postby rsxo » Fri Nov 29, 2019 8:24 pm

Welcome!x
RSxo <3

moodsurfer
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Joined: Thu Nov 28, 2019 12:23 pm

Re: Hey You Guys!

Postby moodsurfer » Sat Nov 30, 2019 7:55 am

Hi rsxo

Thank you for welcoming me. How are you today?

MS

piggy
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Joined: Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:25 pm

Re: Hey You Guys!

Postby piggy » Sat Nov 30, 2019 3:33 pm

Well done for working in mental health when you have mental health issues yourself that's what we need more people in these jobs who have lived experience not just out of university books especially in our mental health units to anyone whose advertising for mental health staff take in mind what I've said

moodsurfer
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Re: Hey You Guys!

Postby moodsurfer » Sat Nov 30, 2019 5:46 pm

Hi piggy

Thank you very much for your very kind message. Much appreciated.

I agree that the field of mental health treatment is richer for employees with lived experience. It’s a tough gig though. We each have finite resources. I’m currently on the sick list because supporting others began to affect my own wellbeing. It’s a delicate balance, as it can be extremely rewarding - if you’re robust enough.

How are you doing currently?

MS


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