Guild News

Apologies for my absence

Hi all, Please accept my apologies for not having been around of late and for not updating the blog and attending to business as I should have.   Unfortunately I came down with some sort of flu-like thing which has been kicking my butt for weeks now but which I hope I am finally getting […]

ElectroConvulsive Therapy “turns down overactive connection”…

……researchers claim. According to a recent (March 19th) news report on BBC News (online)  researchers in Aberdeen, Scotland now claim to understand how ElectroConvulsive Therapy actually works.  Something that is said to have been a mystery ever since the treatment was first used. This is, or so it seems, quite relevant at the moment since […]

Announcing The Warrior Child Award

Ever read another blogger’s blog and been simply inspired by the openness and courage that they have displayed in their writing or what they were sharing? Ever been touched by how a blogger has shown the strength, courage and determination of a warrior and yet the vulnerability of a child within the same piece of […]

Announcing the ‘Dear Sarah…’ Competition!

Ok here’s a bit of fun which is open to all Guild Members and which I hope you will all participate in. You have received an email from someone called Sarah who¬† came across your blog when researching on the internet as a result of her having just been diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder. All her […]

Hi. Welcome. Pull up a chair, grab a refreshing cuppa and relax a while…

It really is good to have you visit and I hope that you enjoy what time you spend here. The Mental Health Writers’ Guild is a new venture which I hope others will participate in. Seeking to provide a recognizable community for all writers who have as part of the focus of their work either […]