26 Mar

Stress

We have all at some point in our lives felt the effects of stress, it is an unavoidable part of life.

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23 Mar

Positive Mental Health As An Employee

We now spend a great portion of our adult lives either in the office or completing work related tasks at home, instead of taking the time to relax and recuperate. Spending this much time on work related tasks increases the impact that working life has on our mental health. Therefore it is important that as […]

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23 Mar

Depression

We will all, at times, experience low moods and sadness in our lives. Often we are aware of why we feel this way and it is a response to something upsetting, stressful or frustrating happening to us;

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23 Mar

Loneliness

This guide provides information about what is meant by loneliness, highlights how people are affected and what effects being lonely can have. It then looks at the options people have to reduce their feelings of loneliness.    

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18 Mar

COVID-19: Top Mental Health Tips

Below are some tips and advice for helping yourself, your staff and your family to navigate the fallout from the current crisis. The list is not exhaustive, but aims to help you to maintain good mental health throughout. If you are running an organisation, be that a school, a business or CIC, the only advice […]

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30 Mar

Social Media And Mental Health

Over the last decade, the rise of social media has been hard to avoid; in fact the vast majority of people reading this brochure will use at least one form of social media on a regular basis. For many people, social media is seen as a largely positive thing as it allows people to keep […]

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30 Mar

Self-Harm

Self-harm can be a sensitive subject for discussion for anyone at risk of self-harm behaviours. Reading about the subject, and especially the methods used, can be a trigger for self-harm behaviours.

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30 Mar

PTSD In The Military And Veterans

When people think of mental illness in the military it is unsurprising that many of them think of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), formerly known as shell shock.

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30 Mar

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Body Dismorphic Disorder

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) are both anxiety related disorders that revolve around intrusive thoughts and compulsive behaviours. Due to their similarities we will discuss these two disorders together. Unfortunately, media representation has often led to a distortion in what people believe these disorders to be and as such we will attempt […]

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30 Mar

Mental Health In Minority Populations

For some time, minority populations have been more susceptible to mental health problems, and have received  insufficient treatment from their health care networks. This brochure will outline some of the potential problems, and consider some of the reasons why people of a minority background may be averse to seeking treatment. We will also look at […]

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