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Centre for Mental Health sets out five key priorities for next Government ahead of 2017 General Election

Article Taken directly from Centre for Mental Health www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk The next UK Government should make mental health a priority and focus on tackling some of the biggest inequalities in our society, Centre for Mental Health chief executive Sarah Hughes said today. Launching the Centre’s briefing on Priorities for the next Parliament, Sarah Hughes said: “The…

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PUTTING ON A BRAVE FACE – 5 HIDDEN SIGNS OF DEPRESSION

Source – The South African College of Applied Psychology. www.sacap.edu.za “All it takes is a beautiful fake smile to hide an injured soul and they will never notice how broken you really are.” – Robin Williams If anyone knew how to disguise their inner pain it was comedic genius Robin Williams, who, in August 2014,…

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A Guide On How To Manage Anxiety

We must highlight the fact that this is a guide and the Foundation appreciates that everyone is different. We welcome alternatives so please get in touch via contact us. People will often accept the amount of stress they are feeling, and that it’s just a function of every day life. Although, when anxiety and stressful…

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How To Distract Yourself From Your Depression

Source http://www.101alternativehealing.com   People don’t set out to become depressed. Having said that, just because we want something doesn’t necessarily mean we actually can have it. Like many important things, conquering depression takes a lot of effort. However, if you work hard at it, you can have success; some individuals couple their own efforts with the…

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Implementing the Mental Health Forward View. NHS plan up to 2020

The independent Mental Health Taskforce published its Five Year Forward View in February 2016 which set out the current state of mental health service provision in England and made recommendations in all service areas. NHS England accepted all the recommendations in the report for which it held responsibility and it was agreed with the Government…

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Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Talks About Battling Depression: ‘Speak Up’ If You’re Struggling

  No one — not even Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson — is immune from depression. That’s the actor and former wrestler’s message to people suffering from mental illness, speaking during a video segment of Oprah’s Master Class. In the video, 43-year-old Johnson describes his own experience battling the darkness in his 20s. After graduating from the…

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Positive Experiences with Mental Illness in the Workplace

Mental illness can very easily get in the way of working. For those with severe mental illnesses, like bipolar disorder or schizophrenia, the unemployment rate can be as high as 60-80%. Even short periods of depression can lead to lack of motivation, loss of interest and fatigue that negatively affect performance. Fortunately, emerging research suggests that…

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