01-02-2015 01:06 AM
I've struggled with depression and anxiety most of my life but recently was diagnosed with borderline personality disorder and dependent personality disorder... or at least traits of both.
I've been in hospital four times in the last 4 or so months for weeks at a time. There seems like so many things to fix about myself that I dont know where to start. My doc said I need to take an extended break from working and concentrate on my health and wellbeing. I'm living in crisis care after being homeless for some time but its only for a short time as I only have a couple months to move out.
The drama is, I wamt to get better and move on with my life but at the same time how can I focus myself on my mental health when I cant afford to sit on unemployment for the time I need to recover.
its really hard for me to even get this much out without feeling totally overwhelmed with it all
02-02-2015 09:10 AM
Hi there @dwoods77
Welcome to the forums. Such a tricky question!
I'm not sure of your employment situation, so I apologise if my questions or suggestions don't fit your circumstances.
Would I be right in assuming that you have used up any leave you may have, due to your hospitalisation? How is your current employer about your situation? Do they know the details? Are they quite flexible?
Sorry for the bucket of questions - I hope they aren't too overwhelming. Just trying to get a clearer idea of your situation.
Again, welcome to the forums.
02-02-2015 02:29 PM
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