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Really worried about ESA review

baggy64baggy64 Member Posts: 1 Listener
Next week I will be assessment for ESA review at Wolverhampton .. I lived in Stafford .. I am not very good travel due panic attack , I have sent them doctor report about suffer panic attack distance but they said I must come or lose benefit .. I paid doctor report £30 fee .. I told I am deaf need booking Interpreter they have already booked Interpreter and arrange sent someone pick me up there and back .. strange .. at the moment I feel very very low and upset also stress about that next week .. I had to take diazepam tablet to calm down but I will be sleepy won’t able to answer question .. also I feel happy mood because of that .. they might I am fraud panic attack .. 

hard to choice I feel like want to suicide myself because my health **** with panic attack .. my doctor don’t listen me what I said argue with doctor , she shout at me but I am deaf .. she gave me report for DWP but not enough detail which is sad .. DWP refused accept my doctor report .. I want home visit but refused .. 

wellbeing couselling refused offer Interpreter due cost the funds in my local .. not fair for deaf access .. 

I don’t know how I manage next week .. 


  • Pippa_AlumniPippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,851 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @baggy64 and welcome to the community, it's great to have you here.

    I'm so sorry to hear about your situation and that you haven't been granted a home assessment. 

    You are a member of our community and we appreciate you. If you are having thoughts of suicide, it is important that you discuss them with someone who is qualified to help. Please call the Samaritans on 116 123 (free) or email them at [email protected] You might also benefit from reading MIND’s information on how you can help yourself. If you feel that you may be an immediate danger to yourself, please call 999 or go to your local hospital right away.

    Many people feel worried ahead of their assessments but we have plenty of friendly community members and advisors who are here to help. Is there anything in particular that's worrying you at the moment?

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