i have been discharged from seeing a community psychiatric nurse which means i don’t get the care i use to get,
i use to see someone every 2 weeks when i was not doing good or even every week but now i’ve been told that i am well enough that i don’t need to be seen by them.
but i saw my p/doc yesterday first time in 4 months which sucks but i dent let it bother me and i questioned him about if he would ever discharge me completely as a patient and it looks like that is what they are aiming for, its pretty depressing like they don’t care but i am still taking meds and i still have this diagnosis so idk how he could stop seeing me unless he thinks that all i need is to pick up my prescription without any other care.
tbh it hasn’t bothered me much and i try not to think about it, they said that if i ever had any problems just to phone them up and talk to them that way, i am confused because if i am not seeing a p/doc or a cpn i am worried that my benefit money could get stopped even though they said it wouldn’t and i really need that money.
its not all about money tho, i don’t think i could take a complete break away from the psychiatric services i would just feel really vulnerable and on my own, i asked him if i could see my notes that he had on me and he said no and i was really angry bc he was being a dick and he said its nothing we don’t already know, so why didn’t he show me them then if that was the case? i don’t like anybody hiding things from me like that even if it was the last time that i was seeing him.
i also asked him when the next time i was going to see a p/doc and he said 6 months i said to him its hard enough without seeing a cpn now and now you want to cut the waiting time with me down to six months so i was trying to tell him that i really need to see somebody sooner and that i don’t know if i could wait that long and he was saying that i can always phone them up,
in fairness he did mention that there were certain groups and things that i could join and that he was going to send me information about that through the post, i wish i could do something, he also mentioned the Samaritans if i couldn’t get through to their office and that they offer 24hr phone services for people needing help, here’s the website-