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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MY NEW JOURNEY

THIS STORY REFERENCES TRAUMA AND ABUSEAfter many years of battling depression & mental health finally being diagnosed with Bipolar seven years ago which resulted in being sectioned and admitted to...

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taking control,
anger
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The Mask

It’s intoxicating in the beginning; to see behind the mask they wear in public. The one that the World sees. A persona that draws you in, makes you trust, makes you care, makes you love. And you do.  It f...

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dealing with past experiences,
abuse
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Real sex

Are you thereWhen you’re with me? Do you want to connect Or do you just want to tick The big box of sex I’m there when you’re with meI kno...

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taking,
control

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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depression,
therapist
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Free to be me

I wanna be Free to be Me Not what you want or expect me to be I’m gonna come out of my shell Be alive and well Break out of my skull not be dull I wanna soar and glide like a gull high in the sky feel alive I should smile and be kind N...

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My life

Please note: this piece references self-harm

It all started when I was 10 when I lost my sister  At the moment I was 10 not knowing what to do with my self . I had 4 younger siblings and they looked up to me everyday as thier role model I knows I couldn’t leave them I always ha...

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