Crazy Cat Lady

‘Quick! Where is my phone? You’ve got cats!’ ‘Don’t worry, they are not going anywhere them cats.’ ‘How do you know?’ ‘They come here often.’ ‘I bet you feed them.’ ‘Maybe. Let me see if there’s some fish left from that pasta.’ ‘You are crazy!’ ‘Do you want to let them in? What’s the time?…

Calling off Sick When Your Soul Hurts. Embracing Mental Health

Suicide / Self Harm: Yes Violence: Yes Neglect/ Vulnerability: Yes Falls: No Risk Screen – Please describe the risks identified in the assessment. Past history of overdosing once with sleeping tablets. She said she can become aggressive towards her husband when she feels elated. Service user strengths, needs and expectations. Strengths: she said she used…

Sunday Blues

Do you get lonely? I do. Especially on Sundays. “Viktor Frankl defined ‘Sunday neurosis’ <…> He described an emptiness, a void and a misery that came from boredom <…>┬áthat kind of depression which afflicts people who become aware of the lack of content in their lives when the rush of the busy week is over…