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Hi, my name is chronicallykuromi!

Hey!! I saw this advertised and i just want to vent. I have chronic migraine and chronic fatigue syndrome and I've been rejected for PIP 6 times. I'm on a very low imcome (universal credit) and just found out boris johnson won the election. I'm scared

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  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2019
    Hello @chronicallykuromi      Pleased to  meet you.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    Sorry to hear this. Please can I ask is there any one supporting you or giving you any benefit advice ?

    I am one of the team of community champions.  We guide, advise and help members of our community.

    Please if this helps have these links.

    Worth a look often have own benefit advisors or support  , something to think about.

    I know any one have been through a lot of assessments, including my self. Know if this is causing anxiety or mental health issues.

    Can help with any links for those, if you have any thing like mental health.

    A lot of charities are very supportive often used to deal with members of our community.

    Well being health and advice on benefits .

    Enclose the following links be of interest to you.

    Please ask if we can help happy to do so.

    https://www.migrainetrust.org.

    Helpline 0203 9510 150

    https://www.meassociation.org.uk.

    Helpline  0344 576 5326

    Organisation deals with CFS.

    Mental health issues if suffering please contact them.

    https://www.richmondfellowship.org.uk.

    https://www.mind.org.uk.

    https://www.rethink.org.

    Last one is an advocate charity helps those with mental health issues representation.

    Include these two welfare issues worth a look.

    If suffering hardship.

    https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk.

    https://www.redcross.org.uk.

    For money debt advice.

    https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk.

    Helpline 0800 138 7777

    Stepchange

    https://www.stepchange.org.

    Helpline 0800 138 1111

    https://www.trusselltrust.org.

    Details of local food banks.

    Please if you need anything further . Please get in touch.


    Please take care.


    @thespiceman


    Community Champion
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  • AilsAils Member Posts: 2,268 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @chronicallykuromi and welcome to the Community.  It is nice to meet you.  Sorry to hear of your health struggles.  You have been given very good links and information by the @thespiceman above and I hope you can look more into them and find them useful.  The Community is here to support you so please chat to us anytime as there are lovely people on here and we all care for each other.  Please keep in touch and let us know how you are getting on.  I look forward to seeing you on here and I hope you enjoy your time with us.  All the best.  :smile:
    Winner of the Scope New Volunteer Award 2019.   :)
  • chiariedschiarieds Community Co-Production Group Posts: 8,626 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @chronicallykuromi - Welcome to the community & thank you for joining us all. I'm sorry to read about the health issues you face & am sure some of the links above will help you. If you have any questions, please do say, & chat here any time.
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 7,970

    Scope community team

    Hello @chronicallykuromi and a warm welcome to the community. 
    Did you get much in the way of help with your PIP applications? I'm sorry to read how many times you have been rejected. 
    Senior Community Partner
    Scope
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