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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NEW YEAR'S DAY: A Fre...

NEW YEAR'S DAY…we were set for an early rise on New Year’s Day - an early morning skinny-dip in the Atlantic Ocean! Before dawn, two young couples - Mel and Chloe, and Hamish and Seren...

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Pissed off

Intricate rhyme schemesLyrical nightmare You trying to test me but i dont fight fairI wont turn the other cheek you can wear the crownNo smile no laugh but i aint downYou think you got me but right throug...

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Going no where (freest...

Although it seems hopeless Do not despairA friend in me you can shareWe will cook a meal share a laughSit back relax have a halfGet under the sheets if you want to i dont careAs long as were happy ...

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Blinking into the Light

Blinking into the LightSpring is finally here and summer is just around the corner. After what feels like a long winter of not having a job, at long last I’m gainfully employed again. I’ve been thinking about unemployment and...

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Me, Myself and Mania?

I am creative, I am flowing, the world looks wonderful and bright and people are fascinating and I can connect with everything around me. I see signs and meaning in everything. I am alive! Is depression finally over? Am I overly excited because ...

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Chill......

Dear Friend, I know how difficult it is to admit that it is all just a little too much. Being the ringmaster and keeping all the balls in the air is not always a nice, or safe, place to be. The pressures of keeping a house, children, parents ...

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