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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Patterns : REQUIEM

Therapy Sesh 2 : REQUIEM. 10am on a soakin' Glasgow morning. My hands are red raw from the wind and rain being pelted at me as I walked to the building where I vent to my lovely counsellor. We sit down, she puts...

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dealing with past experiences,
depression
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One whole year

When we started I never dreamed we'd be where we are now. Fleeting and fun but always special, is what I thought we were. A time to look back on and feel good about because it couldn't be all the time, no one is this happy all the time....

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Love
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The darkness

The dark place .                                                                &nbs..;.

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The Phoenix

THE PHOENIX Just because the leaves are falling it doesn't mean the tree is dying It only means it's time to cast The tired things to the Earth The sun may have got weaker but there will be another summer We have to die a little to get rea...

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The Start of Me Opening Up

My story....what is there to tell. I feel like I've been to hell and back just like everyone else has somewhere along in their life. I have bipolar disorder and I fight for my life everyday. I don't like to open up..but today I share an...

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#Recovery
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Abandoned

My mum moved to Canada roughly four years before I was born. She met a man. They got married and along came me. The truth was he was a horrible man. She was on her own in Canada, no family there. He was all she had until I was born. He didn't even...

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Abandonment,
abuse
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