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A Call to Increase Investment in Children’s Mental Health Services

2022-05-25T11:25:53+01:00May 25th, 2022|

Mental Health Awareness week provided a much-needed platform for discussions and information around a critical health issue. Both mental and physical well-being are vital for living a fulfilling life, yet it remains harder to seek help for one than the other. In this article, I wanted to highlight an insightful [...]

Why Seeking Support for Mental Health Issues isn’t Brave

2022-04-03T14:27:36+01:00April 7th, 2022|

Working in the field of Mental Health, I know that seeking support can make all the difference. That said, I often hear people being described as ‘brave’ when they do take action. I have an issue with this word, let me explain why. Is Bravery a Barrier to Mental Health [...]

Protecting Young People’s Mental Health

2021-11-29T12:17:02+00:00November 29th, 2021|

Mental health services have seen a dramatic increase in young people being referred for support. The pandemic has amplified what was already a growing issue and support services are struggling to cope. The waiting list for an initial appointment is 6 months to 2 years, with 1 in 4 young [...]

Is There a Correlation Between Occupation and Suicide?

2021-09-10T10:21:37+01:00September 10th, 2021|

A career should make the best use of our skills, provide opportunities for development and give us a degree of job satisfaction. We expect challenges, deadlines and demanding customers and can usually cope with periods of stress. With a strong team, appreciation and fair remuneration, we ride the storm and [...]