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GP Appointments are Precious – Treat Them That Way!

Trigger Warning: Mentions of health issues and quality of life. — Admittedly I’m a bit of a burden on the NHS. I was a bit of a self-diagnoser when I was younger; I got myself into a tizz thinking the beginnings of puberty meant I had breast cancer, I’ve had …

Your First Mental Health Appointment: Stories and Tips

Trigger Warning: This article discusses mental health throughout, including depression, anxiety, self-harm and sexual assault. — You overcame the fear and rang up, navigated the nosey receptionist (if it’s anything like my practice, anyway) and you have your first mental health appointment set up and ready. So, what now? How …