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Hi, my name is j4ff4!

j4ff4j4ff4 Member Posts: 1 Listener
I have split personality disorder aspergers and anxiety attacks alot say I'm not disabled because its mentally not physically 

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  • thespicemanthespiceman Community champion Posts: 6,215 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @j4ff4   Pleased to meet you.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    Please can I add any mental health can be physical as well.

    As it harms and can cause certain aspects of the body to react to conditions around mental health.

    These may include stress and anxiety can cause stomach pains, chest pains.  Muscle aches, shakes and physical possible may include dry mouth and sickness, nausea.

    Headaches sweats shivers and other symptoms.

    Changes in diet and nutrition effecting the ability of the body to process any important nutrients.

    Lack of appetite or extremes of diet including junk food weight and obesity.

    Which can lead to reliant on some people use addiction drugs, alcohol to cope.

    I think it is important to look at the both aspects of mental and physical health connected including education, knowledge and learning how to cope be aware of your conditions.

    I would always recommend looking at mental health charities.

    Some thing I use all the time, with the current situation I do not know if there are taking new clientele but is always useful to consider.

    https://www.richmondfellowship.org.uk

    https://www.mind.org.uk

    https://www.rethink.org

    Might not be in all areas.  

    Please if you have any questions please ask.

    Please enjoy your time with the community.

    @thespiceman



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  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 1,693 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @j4ff4 - Welcome to the community. A disability is anything that dis-ables you, & Scope welcomes people with either a physical or mental disability. As my friend thespiceman says, mental health issues can cause physical problems, & likewise those with physical disorders may have mental health issues due to their physical disorder. We have many members with both dis-abilities.
    So, you're most welcome, & I hope thespiceman's resources prove helpful. With many disabilities we need to look at both mental & physical health problems, as they so often co-exist, so we need to understand both in order to help.
    I hope you enjoy being part of this very supportive community, & please post here any time.
  • Bridget14Bridget14 Member Posts: 25 Connected
    Welcome , nice to have you with us. I hope you make new friends and the advice given from members help ease some of your anxiety. Just remember you are never on your own here.

  • Abdi_ScopeAbdi_Scope Member, DPO Posts: 95 Courageous
    Hi @j4ff4 - thank you for taking the time to share your experience and taking the step to reach out. To echo other posts, Mental Health is a disability and as @Chiarieds explained we here at Scope welcome all people with physical or mental disabilities. We have pages which are grouped under particular subject headings - feel free to look around and post your question on those boards. If you can’t find a board, feel free to let us know your specific concern and we will try to redirect you. Enjoy the community, these forums are a friendly and safe space.
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Administrator Posts: 5,623 Scope community team
    Welcome to the community @j4ff4. :smile:
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