Depression – its impact upon me as a Mum…..

To look at my little boy, well he isn’t so little anymore he is 13, but he will always be called my little boy by me, you would not know that he was being raised by a single Mum living with depression. He is a happy, mature, independent, committed, talented, smart, and friendly boy who…

Love has made me rich……

“My worth doesn’t come from dollars, it comes from the people around me.” – Unknown After my divorce and the official diagnosis of having severe depression I became poor, not in dollar value but from an absence of people around me. My family abandoned me because they didn’t believe a abusive, cheating and controlling husband…

Electro Convulsive Therapy (ECT) the impact on me….

I lived a long time, and suffered considerably with severe depression, self-harm, attempts of suicide, many different medications, doses, and mixes, and counselling before I received the treatment that would both make a difference to my health, but present different challenges for me following treatment. I was treated with ECT for the first time in…