Mental Health Awareness Week: Organisations join the Green Ribbon Campaign

Mental Health is a major growing issue in the UK with one-in-four people experiencing mental ill-health in any given year. Although when receiving the right support, 70% of people with…

April 17, 2018
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The Link Between Depression and Old Age – How you can Help a Friend or Loved One

Depression can affect anyone, and at any point of their life. While older adults are at increased risk of experiencing depression, it is still common for healthcare professionals to mistake the symptoms as a natural response to a chronic illness, sudden physical limitations or the loss of close family or…

By Becky Evans
February 19, 2018
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Beating Back Social Anxiety and Depression

"So, will we see you at the office Christmas party?" A seemingly innocuous question, and yet for the social anxiety sufferer, a potentially panic attack-inducing nightmare. And the festive season is rife with situations like this one. Family gatherings, office parties and various festivities are sources of agonising anxiety for…

By Raymond Sheehy
December 20, 2016
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The Social Anxiety Sufferer’s Guide to Surviving the Festive Season

For some, the charming strains of Christmas carols are a quaint reminder of the festive season's approach. For those of us who struggle with social anxiety, however, they're stomach-ache-inducing reminders that the season for social interaction is upon us. Office parties. Family gatherings. Crowded shops. New Year's Eve bashes. And…

By Raymond Sheehy
December 15, 2016
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How to Cope this Christmas

For many, Christmas is a time of revelry and joy. For those who have a mental health condition it can be a challenging time. Dealing with a mental health problem at any other time of year can be difficult in itself, at Christmas there can be perceived to be added…

By Polly Morgan
December 2, 2016
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