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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

International Women’s Day – Break The Bias

March 7th, 2022|

March 8th is International Women's Day. It's a day to celebrate women's achievement, raise awareness against bias and take action for equality. From forging inclusive work cultures where women's careers thrive and their achievements are celebrated to assisting women to be in a position of power to make informed decisions about their health, the theme

Eating Disorders: Improving Professional Training

March 4th, 2022|

[May contain distressing themes] Introduction This week has been Eating Disorder Awareness Week (EDAW). With the highest mortality rate of all mental health disorders, and affecting around 1.25 million people in the UK, it has become even more crucial for health professionals to receive adequate training on recognising early symptoms and providing support to families

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DBT – A Therapy That Can Help If You Struggle With Self- Harm or Impulsive Behaviours

March 1st, 2022|

Intro Self-Injury Awareness Day (SIAD) is a globally recognised event aimed at challenging and combating the stigma associated with self-harm. Taking place on 1st March every year, this day allows people to open up and seek available support for a topic people often find difficult to talk about.  At InsideOut we offer one to one

Why Kindness Is Good For You.

February 17th, 2022|

“Life is an echo. What you send out comes back. What you sow, you reap. What you give, you get. What good you see in others, also exists in you.” Zig Ziglar. Fifteen years ago The New Economic Foundation started their quest to develop evidence based guidelines on how we can enhance our own emotional