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A poem by Luke Duffy on his experience of depression
For fear to be enjoyable, researchers found that a ‘sweet spot’ is needed. That is, the right amount of fear.
October marks the annual WHO World Mental Health Day on 10th October. This year the theme is ‘Mental health is a universal human right’.
From our first experience of being in relationship with another person, right across the lifespan, we are relating to & connecting with others.
Through an ”earlier is better’ strategy, we can educate ourselves on the signs and symptoms of mental health problems, intervening early to support ourselves and to gain the support we need.
Self-compassion is a skill that can be learnt and increasing it can help people relate to difficulties in ways that can reduce suffering.
Wayne has been experiencing anxiety, depression and OCD for the last 15 years. Read about his mental health journey.
Bipolar is certainly not a life sentence and with the right support and treatment you can have a wonderful life.
Before you take part in The Big Splash for Aware, we’ve got some safety tips for you. It’s essential to prioritise your safety and be prepared for any emergencies that may arise.
How we understand depression has shifted over time. Explanation has moved from depression being caused by things in the outside world to the internal.
Read our latest Clinical Director Blog.
The link between nature more generally and mental health is not new, and several studies have shown that being in nature can decrease stress and anxiety and improve psychological wellbeing.