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Hi, my name is Gary1964!

Gary1964 Member Posts: 4 Listener
Hi I am on pip High rate care for mantel health nothing for mobility i asked for a reconsidation got turned down I suffer from panic attacks anxiety stress ibs arthritis in both knees and feet bed back walk with a stick should I fight them 


  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 5,996

    Scope community team

    Hi @Gary1964 :) Welcome to the community!

    I can see that you've made a separate post about this, which is great. I'll leave this post up so that our friendly members can welcome you to the community.

    Are you getting any support for your mental health at the moment? I'm sorry that you've been experiencing panic attacks- they can be really difficult to deal with. 
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  • Gary1964
    Gary1964 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    No support at the moment waiting to see a psychiatrist
  • Cher_Inactive
    Cher_Inactive Posts: 4,414

    Scope community team

    @Gary1964 Hello and welcome from me too  :)

    It's good to hear that you're on the waiting list to see a psychiatrist, have you any idea how long it might be before you see them?  Also, is your GP up to date with how things are?  Don't hesitate to contact them if ever you feel that things are worsening or you're struggling to cope  <3

    If you need someone to talk to anytime about how you're feeling, you can also contact: 
    And MIND have these self-care for anxiety tips that could be of use.  

    How is it going otherwise?  Do you have anything nice planned for this weekend?  
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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 10,560 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Gary1964 - welcome to the community, & thank you for joining us all. I hope you enjoy being part of this friendly & supportive group. :)


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