I'm not sure whether this is the right place to seek help and support but I feel I'm not getting the kind of support I was promised after discharge from my MBU and am confused about my new diagnosis. My daughter was born in January and a couple of weeks after she was born she was discharged from ICU and we were sent home. I developed some very strange thoughts including suicidal ones and was constantly in a state of anxiety. After an admission to the post natal ward (who diagnosed GAD and PTSD related to the birth), dealing with the home based treatment team (who diagnosed PND and birth trauma) and being admitted to an acute ward (who again diagnosed PND and GAD) I managed to arrange my own admission to a MBU in Wythenshaw (three months after the birth). It was here that a consultant diagnosed post partum psychosis due to thought disorder. I was on the ward for 9 weeks and treated with various antidepressants and an antipsychotic olanzapine. I was discharged but had poor/non existent support from CMHT and ended up being readmitted two weeks on after a trip to A and E. Here I spent another two weeks and was seen by another consultant who diagnosed PND and anxiety but after seeing me for just 5 mins discharged me and took me off olanzapine 20mg. Three weeks on from this and with some help from CMHT I am still struggling with my thoughts and had to fight with yet another consultant to be put back on olanzapine 5mg to help with what the first consultant said was thought disorder. I'm just wondering whether anyone is still struggling with their thoughts and anxiety after discharge or whether it's just me. I feel like I have had 7 months of hell and just when I think I am getting better (after a week of good days) I wake with panic and very confused thoughts which only fade when I take a diazepam or sleep. Obviously I can't keep doing this forever so I'm wondering whether anyone can give me advice or support. Something I feel has been lacking in this area.
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