Thursday, 5 April 2018

it could have been a peace process

Some tweets tonight after watching Reporting Scotland, being encouraged by SAMH project The Changing Room, a new football mental health project to encourage middle-aged men to open up:



then the BBC One Show showing an older woman on Stagecoach bus using a Psychosis App to help with voices and changed perception, a University of Sussex project; I liked how the piece started with the person who had "lived experience" and not with the professional; the story drew me in:



which caused me to think, yet again, of how I'd been excluded from both DClinPsy Programme at Glasgow and the Empower App project, firstly by the behaviour of Professor Gumley on 4 July 2017 following the CUSP meeting and then when I tried to speak to Professor Jill Pell, being sent packing by Professor McLeod:
 




I think that everyone loses out when those in power choose to foster divisions rather than create opportunities for reconciliation. 


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