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Hi, my name is Marciatulips3!

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Marciatulips3
Marciatulips3 Community member Posts: 15 Listener

Hello My pip assessment is in 2 weeks and I am very nervous. I have mental health problems

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  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 2,944 Scope online community team
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    Hi @Marciatulips3, welcome to the community 😊

    It's natural to be nervous about your PIP assessment, it's not an easy process to go through so I hope you're managing to cope okay at the moment. Lots of our members have been through them and I'm sure if you have any questions about it they'd be happy to help you out. I hope you'll find the community friendly and helpful!

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  • Marciatulips3
    Marciatulips3 Community member Posts: 15 Listener
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    Thank you Rosie. I have been reading some of the discussions. I am trying not to over think things but it's not easy

  • helenmap
    helenmap Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    I have had to go through the pip assessment and it made my anxiety much worse so I understand how you feel . You just have to do it and hope for the best . It isn’t a nice experience but a necessity if you can’t work . Don’t be afraid you can get through it and also state how you feel on your worst day stick to that and you should be fine . I wish you all the best and I felt the same as you do . It’s natural I think as it means so much to us . Take care and honestly try not to think about it as it just makes you feel worse . Helen

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    Marciatulips3 Community member Posts: 15 Listener
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    I am trying not to think too much about it but then I start thinking I will make a mess of it. Like you say it means so much. Thanks for your reply Helen

  • Albus_Scope
    Albus_Scope Posts: 5,242 Scope online community team
    edited May 30
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    I just wanted to stop in and say hi @Marciatulips3 Just take your time, don't worry if you have to take a minute to gather yourself and take some notes of important things to mention. Try not to worry too much, they really are there to help you. 😊

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  • Marciatulips3
    Marciatulips3 Community member Posts: 15 Listener
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    Hello thank you. Is it ok to tell them you're reading some notes to remind you of things during the assessment? The nearer it gets its really worrying me

  • Albus_Scope
    Albus_Scope Posts: 5,242 Scope online community team
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    That wont be a problem at all, you can let them know you've written notes beforehand to help you remember things, that's totally fine. Please try not to panic too much, just remember for every minute it's happening, it'll be a minute closer to finishing. 😊

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  • Marciatulips3
    Marciatulips3 Community member Posts: 15 Listener
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  • Marciatulips3
    Marciatulips3 Community member Posts: 15 Listener
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    I am trying to set up a new discussion but I don't know how to. Can someone help me please

  • Albus_Scope
    Albus_Scope Posts: 5,242 Scope online community team
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    No problem @marciatulips3

    To start a new discussion, just click the blue "new post" button in the top right of your screen, then choose which category you want to put it in, type away, then hit post. I hope that helps. 😊

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