Category: Mental Health Matters

Mythbusting Bipolar Disorder

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Though it’s relatively uncommon, bipolar disorder is a serious mental illness that can affect anyone. Formerly known as manic-depressive illness or manic depression it is a mental illness that causes unusual shifts in mood, energy, and activity levels, and as with all mental ill health has some negative stigmas attached to it; some of the […]

Anxiety and Panic Attacks

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What Is Anxiety? Being anxious is a natural human response when we feel threatened, are under stress or dealing with changes, especially if they have a big impact on your life. Humans have evolved ways to help protect ourselves; when under threat our body produces adrenaline and cortisol which help us feel more alert so […]

Mental Health Myths and Facts

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Mental health problems continue to be a growing concern in the UK, with the ongoing impact of COVID-19 only exacerbating the situation. Following on from ‘Time to Talk Day’ which was a day dedicated to trying to get more people comfortable about talking about Mental Health, we thought we would debunk a few of the […]

The Power Of Small

A yellow speech bubble with the words 'The Power of Small' against a purple background and next to a small image of a phone. Underneath in yellow text is "A small conversation about mental health has the power to make a big difference' and white text reading '#TimeToTalk'. There is also the Time to Talk Day logo in the top right.

Thursday 4th February 2021 is Time to Talk Day. This campaign is run by Time to Change and its aim is to start conversations about mental health and help end the stigma. The theme this year is ‘The Power of Small’; a small conversation about mental health has the power to make a big difference. […]