Write Your Way to Recovery

Everyone has a story. Writing it down can help you in many different ways.

This website is designed to help people affected by mental health problems on their journey of recovery. 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 affected by mental health problems to experience recovery. 

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My abortion story

If I could go back in time I would.Abortion is a big thing, no woman should feel forced into doing that but every woman has the right todo what she likes with her body without being judged but sadly it happened to me , sadly I was having...

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#mentalhealth,
#girlpower
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I dont know who I am

I DONT RECOGNISE MYSELFAt 37 years old I do not know who I am.I am still Suzanne, a mum of 4 children but that is all that remains of the person who 18 months ago was diagnosed with PND. Gone is the happy, ...

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#Depression,
#Anger
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Trust, such a big thin...

Why am I thinking about him again? He is not worth my time and I know that yet I'm lying in bed unable to sleep and all I can do is hate him. Im thinking about my sperm donor of a dad! He used to beat my mum and my older sister,...

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dealing with past experiences,
Overthinking
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Pretender

Life is all pretending We're pretend in every way We smile and say we're fine And we're pretending every day You look at me and wonder If I love you, if I care, And I tell my eyes to tell you That my love for you is there They want to...

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poem,
being

A letter from the unwise....

Does that seem subversive? Well why not? Yoda had his faults. Was he that much wiser when he finally evaporated leaving Luke, Leia, Han and Chewwie to sort out the Alliance and finally defeat the Empire on their own. Yoda left them to deal with...

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Recovery,
hopeless

Don't Wait

''If I waited till I felt like writing, I'd never write at all' Anne Tyler

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