Monthly Archives: July 2016

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Anxiety

Anxiety is a feeling of unease, worry or fear. Everyone feels anxious at some point in their life, but for some people it can be an ongoing problem. A little bit of anxiety can be helpful; for example, feeling anxious before … Continue reading

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What is stress

What is stress? Stress is the feeling of being under too much mental or emotional pressure. Pressure turns into stress when you feel unable to cope. People have different ways of reacting to stress, so a situation that feels stressful … Continue reading

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Mental health helplines

Whether you’re concerned about yourself or a loved one, these helplines can offer expert advice. Anxiety UK Charity providing support if you’ve been diagnosed with an anxiety condition. Phone: 08444 775 774 (Mon-Fri, 9.30am-5.30pm) Website: www.anxietyuk.org.uk Bipolar UK A charity helping people living … Continue reading

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What is the Mental Capacity Act?

The Mental Capacity Act (MCA) is designed to protect and empower individuals who may lack the mental capacity to make their own decisions about their care and treatment. It is a law that applies to individuals aged 16 and over. … Continue reading

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Anger

Anger Anger is one our most powerful and vital emotions. It can be a necessary tool for survival of individuals and communities. However, anger can become problematic when it persists and begins to cause significant difficulties in our lives which … Continue reading

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what can i do to manage anger

What can I do to manage my anger? It can be frightening when your anger overwhelms you. But there are ways you can learn to stay in control of your anger when you find yourself in difficult situations. You can: … Continue reading

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Alcohol and mental health

Alcohol and mental health Alcohol has been an important part of our society and culture for many centuries. Across the UK, people of all ages drink various amounts of alcohol, with both positive as well as negative effects in the short … Continue reading

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Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar disorder About 1 in every 100 adults have bipolar disorder, formerly known as manic depression, at some point in their life with the majority of people developing this condition between the ages of 15-19.1 Bipolar disorder is a mood disorder characterised … Continue reading

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Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia Posted onJuly 22, 2014 by silvermarbles in Facts A phobia is an obsessive fear of an object or situation that exists over a long period of time. People with phobias have no rational explanation for their fears, and often … Continue reading

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