"Mental Health...2nd Class, as suspected!"

About: Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

(as the patient),

I had to take sick leave from work in early July this year, dur to severe depression and 'mania' type symptoms. I have been suffereing from depression/anxiety for many years and no treatment has successfully worked.

Since July.. I have been off work, seen 3 GP's, had 2 visits to a Consultant Psychiatrist and had an assessment with a CMHT... I've recently had an appointment for OCTOBER to see another consultant, to finally get a dignosis and treatment. In the meantime, I've had no feedback from anyone and had no treatment to help me cope..

I am appauled by this and just hope that no one has to wait and wait, like me for treatment witin mental health services....

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