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Collective Grief: What is it and how to overcome it?

September 15th, 2022|

Following the sad news of the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II, it’s fair to say, we will all have been touched by how the nation has come together to pay their respects and reflect. Thousands have flocked to Buckingham Palace as tearful mourners collectively grieve the passing of our Queen. The death of the

Maintaining Wellbeing in the Summer

July 8th, 2022|

When summer rolls around, people often look forward to the warm weather, longer days, holidays, and fun activities. However, for some, summer brings feelings of anxiety and depression, and heightens mental health challenges. When people think about Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), it is often associated with the winter as the days get shorter and sunlight

Pride Month 2022

June 30th, 2022|

Every June in recent history has been celebrated as Pride Month; a month dedicated to recognizing and celebrating LGBTQIA+ communities around the world to promote equality and diversity. This year, Pride Month is specifically special as it marks the 50 year anniversary of the first Pride event held in the UK. The theme for this

Men’s Health Week 2022

June 10th, 2022|

June 13th - 19th is Men's Health Awareness week and this year's theme is "Men's MOT". The aim is to make men aware of what is going on in their mind, and body, and to take notice of any health problems that might have been ignored during the COVID-19 pandemic. Men's Mental Health While women

Coping with Loneliness: Mental Health Awareness Week 2022

May 12th, 2022|

It’s Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK (9th - 15th May) and this year's theme is loneliness. Unsurprisingly the pandemic left people feeling isolated, and many will still be struggling to get used to life again now that restrictions have eased.  Given that 6% (that’s 3.2 million) of the adult population in the UK

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Bipolar Disorder: Fact vs. Fiction

March 30th, 2022|

Social media, news, and TV programmes are helping more accurately depict serious mental health disorders including bipolar disorder (eg. “Homeland” and “Shameless”). However, there are still many myths and misconceptions when it comes to truly understanding them. To mark Bipolar Awareness Day, we bring you some fact vs. fiction statements which can help you learn

Raising Awareness For Endometriosis

March 9th, 2022|

Why do we need to be aware of endometriosis? One in ten women have endometriosis which frequently presents with bloating, severe pain, mood disturbances and which can cause infertility in up to 40% of sufferers. In this blog we highlight March as Endometriosis awareness month - which aims to promote knowledge and understanding of endometriosis

Mental Health and Crisis Support Channels for Ukraine

March 8th, 2022|

We are deeply saddened by the tragic events in the Ukraine. If you are currently there or know someone who is, please make sure they are aware of the contact details below for support available. Support Helpline: Emergency Services: for immediate help if a life is in danger.  Call: 112 Lifeline Ukraine: 24/7 mental health support healthline initially