Today the Lights! Camera! ACTION! studio is broadcasting from Anglesey. “You’re not a lump of meat, you can’t be passed from one person to another,” says Chris from North Wales.
“Everybody’s worried about it … They’re discriminating against the disabled, and against people with mental health problems.”
“You’re the person keeping that person in a job so at the end of the day they have to listen to you.” That’s the advice of service user Shelley from Flintshire who spoke in the studio today about the importance of building up the confidence to speak frankly to health professionals and ask for services:
“Coming from army life into civvy street is one of the hardest things anybody can ever do,” says service user Shane from Denbighshire who has post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
The Care and Treatment Plan is a “daily, living piece of work” said service user Richard at today’s Lights! Camera! ACTION! event in Wrexham. Speaking in the studio he added: “That Plan is updated constantly and I’m able to have 100% input into it.” Click here to hear why Richard thinks his Plan is pukka.