Useful Links

Health & Social Care Board http://www.hscni.net/ Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety http://www.dhsspsni.gov.uk/ Public Health Agency http://www.publichealth.hscni.net/ Patient & Client Council http://www.patientclientcouncil.hscni.net/ Health Trusts: Mental Health Northern Area http://www.northerntrust.hscni.net/ Mental Health Southern Area http://www.southerntrust.hscni.net/ Mental Health South Eastern Area http://www.setrust.hscni.net/ Mental Health Western Area http://www.westerntrust.hscni.net/ Mental Health Belfast Area http://www.belfasttrust.hscni.net/ Department for the Economy http://www.economy-ni.gov.uk/ Department for Communities https://www.communities-ni.gov.uk/ Mental Health…

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Why?

Today I am feeling rather down. Why? Well thats the thing, I don’t really know. I guess everyone has these days, struggling to open your eyes in the morning, without having a single clue as to why. But when you live with this feeling everyday, struggling every morning, you start to question everything in your…

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Speak out!

Im reaching out to everyone reading this blog. Sometimes, the worst thing you can do is keep your thoughts to yourself. The more emotions you hold in, the more likely you are to burn out. Truth is there is only so much one can take before they have well and truly hit breaking point. For…

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I feel lost

I feel lost at the moment. I cant breath. I cant fight. I cant live. There are days in everyones life that you just cant fight past. Today, for me, is one of those days. Death was the only thought that hit me first thing this morning. I didn’t want to get up, I didn’t…

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Whats the point?

The strongest people are not those that who show strength in front of us, but those who win battles we know nothing about. There has been many times in my life when I have questioned the point of living. I mean, what is the point? I don’t know about you, but personally I have more…

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A Welcome Poem

Im empty Alone and scared.  The wind whistles through me,  Lifting small clouds of dust and some dust is blown away,  And other shifts but stays. Im no longer my true self.  The me of me is melted,  Down to the metal base of a blackened wick, Where did all my candle go? There was…

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The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Daisies and Bruises is a blog focussed around mental health. We hope you find comfort in our range of articles, stories and special features, including relaxing music and images.  Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton

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