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mental health

It’s okay to ask for help

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We all need a bit of help sometimes, but it can be difficult to know when exactly help is needed, who to ask, and how exactly to ask for it. Life can surprise us. Unexpected things may happen, or perhaps you just have a lot going on. Whatever it is, sometimes things can seem overwhelming. […]

Mental distress – an overview

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How common is mental distress? According to the mental health charity Mind, one in four people in Britain are affected by or living with a mental health problem.  People with mental distress may experience problems that affect the way they think, feel and behave. The term ‘mental distress’ is used to describe a range of […]

Heads Together Campaign

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Heads Together are the 2017 Virgin Money London Marathon Charity of the Year. Through their work with young people, emergency response, homeless charities, and with veterans, they have seen time and time again that unresolved mental health problems lie at the heart of some of our greatest social challenges. Too often, people feel afraid to […]

One in Four

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According to the mental health charity Mind, one in four people in Britain are affected by or living with a mental health problem.  Estimates also suggest around 25% will not visit a GP to discuss their concerns Worldwide, the number of people who are affected by mental health is rising. In 1990, 416 million people […]

Men and mental health

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Mental health problems can affect anyone, regardless of age, gender, race or social background. However, studies have shown that certain mental illnesses affect men and women differently. While on average more women are diagnosed with common mental health problems than men, the rate of male suicide is significantly higher. This suggests that men are suffering […]