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Distressing PIP assessment

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dorisdog100
dorisdog100 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
edited September 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I am awaiting a decision on both pip and esa. I have bipolar disorder and have been unable to work for several years. Just been for a very distressing assessment for pip. Any advice or experience of similar would be so appreciated. I am sick with worry. I can't manage without these payments. No savings, financial support. HELP

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  • dorisdog100
    dorisdog100 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    I am awaiting a decision on both pip and esa. I have bipolar disorder and have been unable to work for several years. Just been for a very distressing assessment for pip. Any advice or experience of similar would be so appreciated. I am sick with worry. Had I can't manage without these payments. No savings, financial support. HELP
  • sam12
    sam12 Posts: 1,338 Pioneering
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    Am.goin through the same  very scary am living on toast every day water. Dwp don't care 127 wk all i get. Ring up ur bills they help they are with me my reduced alot they know we have to eat. Mr due t come soon. Then b back paided
  • sam12
    sam12 Posts: 1,338 Pioneering
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    If u need help try fightback4justicelawyer they against dwp
  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Community member Posts: 6,379 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @dorisdog100   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Sorry to hear about your experience of a bad assessment.

    Thank you for your question.  To reassure you it is always best to wait for any decision first.

    I know it is hard to wait and causing you anxiety.

    Understand the anxiety and worry as many members have been through this.

    Including myself.

    All I can say is who is supporting you through this. Do you have a support worker to help you.?  Giving you strategies and coping mechanisms to deal with this.

    We are a supportive community. Friendly, care and share.

    Please ask if we can help with anything.

    Best wishes for a successful outcome and decision.

    Take care

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  • jane1973
    jane1973 Community member Posts: 175 Pioneering
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    Welcome @dorisdog100 the waiting is hard and stressful hope you hear soon x
    Hugz to everyone xx
  • jane1973
    jane1973 Community member Posts: 175 Pioneering
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    Hi @sam12 have you heard anything yet?
    Hugz to everyone xx
  • debbiedo49
    debbiedo49 Community member Posts: 2,904 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome have you tried foodbank?
  • sam12
    sam12 Posts: 1,338 Pioneering
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    I wouldn't to 1.bread and toast best water.  I manage til I full benefit. Things heavy I be so servere to go to one. As long I bread am.ok. shopping the lowest price helps.
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