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Depression can affect anyone at any time. It doesn’t discriminate and often leaves its sufferers confused, angry, and isolated. Sometimes our lives look ideal on paper, but t...
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15th Jul 2019
When I was young, I was always lost, confused and never felt like what we would call ‘normal’. I didn’t care about anything and had no idea of my goals or whether...
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03rd Jul 2019
Stress, anxiety and depression account for more than half of all workplace absence, so it’s essential employers find practical ways to support their staff. Here's a handy Q&A...
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17th Jun 2019
I was diagnosed with bipolar in 2003, which led me to being sectioned in a mental hospital for a month to recover from a major psychotic episode which saved my life. I thought I ha...
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07th Jun 2019
A total of 4,382 men took their own lives in the UK in 2017, with the male suicide rate being three times as high as that of females. This 3 in 4 ratio has remained roughly the sam...
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07th Jun 2019
Psychosis blurs the line between what’s real and what’s not. This can cause hallucinations (seeing, hearing or feeling things that aren’t there) and delusions (be...
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04th Jun 2019
Words are not enough to manifest our experiences and states of mind. I believe the only way to become truly free is through the means of creative expression. Before I take you on a...
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22nd May 2019
When you’re in your darkest hours, suicide may seem like the only option and suicidal thoughts may act as a comfort, knowing that you have found an escape route. Experiencing...
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14th May 2019
Monday marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week and the theme for this year is body image. There’s been a lot of talk in the media about body image recently, exploring...
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09th May 2019
Dance can be a really helpful way to express things we may not have the words for and provides the opportunity to be creative and release some emotions. It doesn’t have to be...
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29th Apr 2019
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