Tag: awareness

Have a look at www.quackwatch.org/01QuackeryRelatedTopics/Victims/ I just stumbled on this site – some astonishing stories on this website about reactions to all kinds of health problems, not just cancer. Sharing these stories is a valuable message to us all to …

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Student mental health ‘failing a generation’ BBC News In 2016, 146 students killed themselves, and three have died in Bristol in the past month alone. Read the full story Mo says: So many are in crisis. Whether it is stress …

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P is 34 years old and has had depression and anxiety since the age of thirteen. Despite knowing his triggers, P has difficulty in multiple areas such as family, isolation and other social aspects of life. However, he reached out …

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An article appeared on the BBC News website a few days ago that caught our attention. “How Japan Came to Believe in Depression” describes how an entire society came to appreciate the existence and intractability of depression. Just by being …

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John Aldridge, a therapist at Rehab 4 Alcoholism has written a great guide on how mindfulness can specifically be applied to the treatment of addiction. Here’s an extract: “Buddhism teachings state that humans hold onto desires and objects that ultimately …

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On Thursday 27th April, we went to Fine Foods café in Stamford for an evening of Safe Tea. Our friendly host, local GP Dr Dan Peitre, organised the drop-in event to get people talking about mental health. Top of the …

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Join us for a fun and practical, interactive day looking at mindfulness – what it is and how you can apply it in your practice. Reserve your seat! This workshop will give you the chance to practice new skills and take part …

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