24-06-2019 12:32 PM
I start to wright.....then I delete it , then I say to myself , is it worth writing really does anyone want to read what I have to say.
I was diagnose with psychosis schizophrenia back in March and spent 3 weeks in hospital ( my first time )
I don’t understand my diagnosis
At the hospital when first diagnosed the psychiatrist asked how do I feel about the diagnosis , at the time my body was full of medication that I just said yeah fine, now I feel different about that diagnosis .
24-06-2019 01:12 PM
Hey there @blueberrymuffin, we're here to listen on the forums How are you feeling about the diagnosis at the moment? Sounds like your view has changed?
24-06-2019 01:20 PM
I feel like I have been diagnosed been put on medication and then left to figure it all out by myself, I have a nurse but all she seems to care about is the medication ( which makes me feel tired and doing very little throughout the day).
I feel lost.
24-06-2019 03:46 PM
Hey there @blueberrymuffin I’m a fellow schizophrenia diagnosed person. It can sometimes be hard to live your life despite such a stigmatising label. It’s also easy to become lost, I know I’m still finding my way through and believe it’s a journey.
What I recommend is finding some peer support groups or activities close by. Also support forums with people who have lived experience are great for support and tips on how to regain your life and know you’re not alone in your recovery.
Welcome to the forum!
25-06-2019 12:19 AM
Sometimes I am not sure whether it is the wrong thing to welcome people to these forums as usually the journey here starts with a MH problem, but gotta start somewhere.
The over-reliance on medication is a huge problem. Of course people need guidance and some help formulating plans and ways of coping.
Hope it helps to post here and read other's experiences.
25-06-2019 01:49 AM
Hi and welcome @blueberrymuffin!
What a brave person you are to reach out as you have.
Finding people who know how difficult it can be when first diagnosed is a huge plus in the scheme of things. I hope you stick around as this forum has wonderful and kind members to listen, encourage and care.
I'm sorry the med's are slowing your mind down. It might be an idea to ask questions with your nurse. They can hopefully explain things in a way that helps you understand and not be so confused.
Looking forward to hearing from you again...
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