"I feel I would be better talking to myself"

About: Edenhall Hospital / General Psychiatry

(as the patient),

I was at a new psychiatrist appointment in Sept, at Inverleith Unit Edinburgh.

The doctor put on my notes that I had good speech and good eye contact and that I wasn't depressed, which I can't be happy about as I am actively suicidal and a self harmer.

The mental health professionals need to stop reading from books and get real experience of mental health issues. I told him about my daily thoughts of setting myself on fire and just wanting to die.

I would have been better talking to myself, I would get a better answer.

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