Write Your Way to Recovery

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

Write to Recovery is for anyone who has ever experienced some sort of distress, emotional difficulty or mental ill-health. 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 to experience recovery. 

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The tears he didn't wa...

Thank you North Ayrshire Recovery and Wellbeing College WRITE TO RECOVERY group for giving me a fresh perspective. read more

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Mother

This story references abuse.

You had me but i never had youWhy did you do the things that you'd doWhy was i made to feel like the outcast of the familyCouldn't you see the effect it would have on me You and my father fil...

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Soul Satisfaction

I'm searching for a soul satisfactionDirection, Creation and ReactionFrom The Power deep withinForgiving of all sins Buried deep within The SecretAll my pains and regretsWaiting on the t...

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Recovery
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A New Friend

You seemed like someone I’d likeBut as you silently watched meYou looked straight through me You saw beneath my enthusiasmInstantlyTo the uncertainty below I thought I&rsqu..;.

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honesty
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The Whole is Greater

I look at other people and wonder what it’s like being them. (Not me being them, but them being them). It’s not so much the details of their thoughts, emotions and actions that I'm trying to grasp, it’s more a quest to try and understand what it...

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Fragmentation

Hope in the storm

Overcoming the Power of numbers. Today, I let myself down, I step back on the scale and seen those numbers, those numbers which drive me deeper into illness. I have managed to refrain from doing this myself as I know it becomes a game and alr...

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eating disorder,
Hope