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‘At my very lowest I had somehow found myself many miles from my own land’ – how Outlander helped Holly’s recovery

A post from one of our very first ever Community Correspondents, Holly McCormack. This piece was originally published on Holly’s own blog in December 2018. I’d fallen into an unknown world and sitting in a room very much at the wrong end of the country. I couldn’t be more Scottish yet I found myself out […]

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What happens when you start a choir in a forensic psychiatric unit?

  When you picture a choir, the first image that comes to mind isn’t of patients in a forensic psychiatric unit harmonising alongside the staff. But that’s exactly what Dr James Robertson tried out in a medium secure forensic unit. We caught up with him to learn more about what happened. How long have you […]

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Life in the ward

  A guest post from @bobbymanflu Paul Graham . This is an edited excerpt from Paul’s blog, which takes a light-hearted and honest look at the time he spent as an in-patient in a psychiatric unit.  Things moved on day to day, the Fife Circle maintaining some sort of order. I lay in bed a […]

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