"Early Intervention in psychosis team - Nottm City"
About: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust / Early intervention Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Early intervention NG3 6AA
Posted by La-reve (as ),
I was reffered to team in 2009 during a hospital admission and psychotic episode and a time of great vulnerability for me. I was told it was an intensive service that would provide me with all round support, and offer me a lot more than a standard CMHT and would provide support for 3 years.
Good in theory, stability I needed. However, this never materialised all I ever got from team was promises for support, therapy, recovery plans which never materialised. I felt in constant fear of being sectioned or assessed which did not lead to therapeutic relationship. My confidentiality was breached when members of my family were told details of discussion I had with my care co-ordinator without my consent. After this happened numerous times, I raised issue with C.co who then made the decision to not work with me.
I was left for period without any care co.ordinator. which I felt lead to relapse and two Mental health Act assesments. I was given new C.co who didn't seem to want to listen to me and then left after 3 months. I was told at that stage I was to be sent back to my original CMHT. this at time of big change for me nearly leading to hospital admission. I had stand in c.co for 2 weeks.
What happened to the 3 years of intensive support and help. In my opinion, I got 16 months of inconsistency, the last 5 months were hell for me. Having now had 4 care co-ordinators in that 5 months
Worse still I have requested 11 times to date reasons for transfer back. After 16 months, no explanation. Every time I complain the team seem to suggest it is a symptom of my illness or of disorders I don't believe I have.
I feel very let down and very sad that they have treated me in this way when vulnerable.