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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Captain Hope

The storm raged as the crew held desperately to the sides of the ship,Debris whipping through the dark, tumultuous, spitting skyFar bigger than the crew, their looming ship seeming little more than another danger to their fragile ...

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Procuring A Vocabulary

Very often in the early stages people did not know what I was talking about. It took time but eventually a vocabulary which illustrated my mental health condition emerged. It is important that it did so.By choosing words and creating def...

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creativity,
peace
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The tears he didn't wa...

Thank you North Ayrshire Recovery and Wellbeing College WRITE TO RECOVERY group for giving me a fresh perspective. read more

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Still Winter

The birds were home at long last, each tweeting their own beautiful melody. The greenery continued to unfurl, spring birthing outwards. Here was I, still ...

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The Beast

 The Beast Its 3 30 am and I'm lying here in a different reality to the one that I inhabit normally.   For the most part, I'm enveloped by a beast... a beast that has large black slippery arms and...

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depression,
window
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Support

Support Having previously been the person giving support, in a work environment, I find it very difficult to ask for support, or help in any way, shape or form. Being fiercely independent does not help matters. It made me think – Where do th...

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