The sharp sound
I always turn
To the whistle
Of the life
That's it's me
That has done
I would put on a link that works, if I could.
Will have to get back to you with that one…
Please just stop I've had enough Of the same six pentatonic notes Rearranged Into a finite Number of permutations 100 metres From my window Just getting Faster and faster To show How strong Your grip On the rope Is And what have bells Got to do with Jesus Anyway? We all have watches And smart phones And can check the website To know when the service Begins What does a racket Achieve? Apart from the pretence That we are Somehow still Quaint villagers
Seems as though the pope and I are in agreement…
Click here for one of many articles about this.
From the intervoice website (intriguing, but opposite to what I have been taught as a doctor}
The basic assumptions of INTERVOICE are:
Hearing voices is a normal though unusual and personal variation of human experience.
Hearing voices makes sense in relation to personal life experiences.
The problem is not hearing voices but the difficulty to cope with the experience.
People who hear voices can cope with these experiences by accepting and owning their voices.
A positive attitude by society and its members towards people hearing voices increases acceptance of voices and people who hear voices. Discrimination and excluding of people hearing voices must stop.
This blog has featured a lot of discussions about mental health. This is because I have served my time as one of societies psychiatric policeman- an Approved Social Worker in England, and a Mental Health Officer in Scotland.
I started out 25 years ago with a clear idea about mental illness- people who were ill did not always realise that they needed help. It was my job to try to make sure they got help. I had all sorts of different ideas about what this help should look like, and lots of frustrations with the psychiatric machine that I had to deal with, but fundamentally, the idea of mental illness itself was a stable reality within what I did.
Sure, we challenged the medical model (Illness-diagnosis-treatment (maintenance)) as this failed to take into account the social context in which some ones illness develops, but the dominant paradigm that affected work…
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