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Re: CPTSD / Emotional Flashbacks *trig SH, ED, Sui*
« Reply #10 on: March 01, 2019, 01:12:01 PM »
It's difficult to be on any waiting list, but realistically the NHS is under resourced, so try not to be frustrated at them, because it's the best that they can do. Don't forget that lots of people are on long waiting lists for physical conditions too, and yes, money/private insurance shorten that waiting list by taking the private route. MH isn't really any different in that respect.

There is an option of therapy in sight, and I imagine that that fact in itself must offer some encouragement, even if you have to keep muddling through meanwhile. I do understand that your flashbacks are horrible, but you can get through this period.
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Re: CPTSD / Emotional Flashbacks *trig SH, ED, Sui*
« Reply #11 on: March 01, 2019, 07:07:30 PM »
Being married to an amputee, I am only too aware of the situation re NHS and physical conditions. Getting a usable prosthetic has proved impossible. And then we had to pay for an electric chair.

Problem is NHS in my area won’t provide therapy until I can stop SH, but the SH keeps me functioning. Even if I do stop, there is no guarentee they will be able to provide me with therapy. There are no “open ended” therapy options which is what CPTSD needs.

GP says she can see that I feel abandoned by the system, but she will see me for as long as I need, and we are still workling on how we move forward.

Just so frustrating.
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