This blog needs a reblog as it highlights the discrimination against people with a history of mental health issues .. in this case Bi polar disorder… it really brought home time how Martin must be feeling. Log on to his blog and read what he has had to say over the last few years …

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There are many things I am unaccustomed to. A few of those things is an overwhelming sense and feeling of anger, frustration and injustice.

I have been discriminated against on mental health grounds.

It does not matter if you are of a different race, ethnicity, sexuality, religion, creed, gender or as in my case having mental health issues. Discrimination is a horrible and bitter thing to happen to ones self.

For many, many months I have worked hard to prove to the Driving & Vehicle Licensing Agency [DVLA] that I am fit and well enough to have my Bus and Coach license returned to me. Continually proving I am stable, steady and well enough to earn my driving licenses. Spending, actually investing is a better term, money I do not have and having to find the patience to wait and wait and wait for things to happen. Well after 2…

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