c19 and mental health
well as from today my local café has to close and that place has been my lifeline as besides suffering from a chronic pain disease I also have ptsd and if I stay indoors my depression gets worse and worse but its not just the being out its a safe haven for me everyone there knows me and the social banter there is what keeps me going I sit and read and chat for at least 7 hours a day everyday its close enough that I can get to in a few minutes on my scooter as any further than that on my own is a no go for me. we all kept to the distancing rules, but now without that being able to sit outside in a social environment I am left with nothing. there does not seem to have been any thought about the many people like myself who need this sort of interaction in their life. but without getting into politics to much it just seems to me that this government has been from the very start totally reactive instead of proactive are they now going to wait until people like myself start killing themselves and then say oh we better do something for them. my carer suggested that I just ride down to the café get a coffee take away only of course sit outside and then ride home and repeat where the hell is the damn help ???????