It’s that time of year again! Time to Talk Day in collaboration with ‘Time to Change’ the biggest UK campaign to challenge Mental Health Stigma. This day encourages everyone to talk about Mental Health- whether you’re at work, at home with the family or relaxing on your own (get online!). ‘Time to Change’ have provided… Read More A ‘TIME TO TALK DAY’ CHALLENGE
Tomorrow marks the start of Children’s Mental Health Week 2019. This week was established by Place2be (a charity raising awareness of children’s mental health) in 2015. The work they do is so important as many people don’t realise that as many as 1 in 10 young people have a mental health problem and half of… Read More HOW TO TALK TO CHILDREN ABOUT MENTAL HEALTH
Let’s talk about diagnosis’. On 20th January I was sat in my car, shivering after scraping my window with an old CD case (sorry Ministry of Sound 2014) and listening to Radio 1. Sound clips of grateful members of the public thanking Love Island star, Chris Hughes, for his appearance on hit TV show ‘This… Read More REVISITING DIAGNOSIS’
It’s World Alzheimer’s Day. It takes place on the 21st September every single year. A day to unite the Nation against Dementia, raise awareness and work together to overcome barriers and struggles that people with Dementia may face daily. There are over 50 million people world wide living with Dementia. This day encourages us to… Read More Could you be a Dementia Friend?
The word ‘recovery’ seems to get thrown around everywhere. A few years ago if someone asked me what ‘recovery’ meant I would say ‘not poorly any more’- but recently I’ve changed my mind.
‘Self-care’. Although it may sound easy, it’s not. Self-care can actually be really difficult. Doing something purely for you, not for anyone else. Not because you are getting something from it. Just for your own well-being. Often we are stuck at the starting block not knowing which way to run which is why writers, like… Read More A SELF-CARE WORKBOOK
I’m almost sure you will have seen the semi-colon symbol somewhere on social media. Jewellery, drawings and even tattoos. So, if you don’t already know, this is what it’s all about… Project Semi-Colon was founded in 2013 by a lady named Amy Bleuel. Unfortunately she had personal experiences of bullying, suicidal ideation, self-harm, addiction,… Read More PROJECT SEMI-COLON