Write Your Way to Recovery

Everyone has a story. Writing it down can help you in many different ways.

This website is designed to help people affected by mental health problems on their journey of recovery. It invites you to write your stories and experiences – and gives you tools to inspire you.

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Writing and Recovery

If you’ve ever put pen to paper to work through difficult feelings, you might already know how powerful words can be. In fact, creating and taking control of their own stories can help people affected by mental health problems to experience recovery. 

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What Do You See

What Do You See? As he stands on the street cadging a ciggie, tell me, what do you see? As he asks you for "Just a pound?" What do you see? As he adjusts his ill fitting clothes ove...

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Me

i'm looking around and all i can seeare people all standing and staring at mei think they can see all the bad in my headThat they see all my thoughts causes feelings of dread.When i look at this deeper and dig do...

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The Collector

He is my favourite hiding place,I stash my fears there,in the lining of his heart. He keeps them in pockets, turns them over in his hands,running a thumb in circles,over their surface,<...

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I'm tired of feeling lonely

TIRED OF FEELING LONELY read more

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A storm always passes

It's dark out there. The clouds approach overhead, looming like soldiers waiting to strike. I am stuck, unable to move, sinking in the claws of the sludge. My mind has gone from panick to resignation. I've tried to get out but I just do...

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Signs of my recovery

One of the first signs that I was getting better was that I could read again. For a long time I couldn't concentrate when I read, so reading novels, no matter how familiar, was no longer pleasurable. Trying to read anything academic or 'formal'...

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