People's experiences of psychosis can be very different from one
another. For a small number of people the experience is benign but
for most people, psychosis is unpleasant and frightening.
Pat, who uses our Swindon early intervention service, shares his
Bradley, peer support worker with Bristol early intervention
service, tells his story.
Psychosis tips for employers
Paul Broadhead, vocation lead with our South Gloucestershire
recovery team, shares tips about how employers can help
destigmatise psychosis and support employees with psychosis to
recover and continue to work.
A Decent Donation
Mark, who uses our Swindon early intervention service, describes
his experience of psychosis.
Digging for Recovery
Gardening and growing can be very beneficial in recovery from
psychosis and other mental health issues. Katy, who uses our
recovery service in South Gloucestershire, explains how working in
horticulture has helped her.
Psychosis: how employers can help
We meet two psychosis-friendly employers and hear from two members
of our South Gloucestershire Recovery Team about the important role
employers can play in supporting employees with psychosis and
keeping them in work.
Two service users and one carer from the Bristol early
intervention in psychosis team (run by AWP with Off The Record for
Bristol Mental Health) got together to discuss experiences of
psychosis for our series of four podcasts.
Early signs of psychosis part 1
Early signs of psychosis part 2
Stigma and psychosis
Supporting someone with psychosis