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A new series of bite-size informative features written by our counsellors. We will be adding new articles over time to build up a collection of interesting topics related to wellbeing and mental health.

Read more at: Eating Disorders: Fighting taboo challenging stereotypes, finding help.
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Eating Disorders: Fighting taboo challenging stereotypes, finding help.

Eating Disorders: Fighting taboo challenging stereotypes, finding help. (Please note there is a link below to our Eating Disorder information page; it contains more detail, further information and signposts for help). Are you wondering if you have an eating disorder, or upset because someone else...


Read more at: World Suicide Prevention Day - SEE, SAY, SIGNPOST

World Suicide Prevention Day - SEE, SAY, SIGNPOST

A Conversation could save a life – that’s well worth talking about


Read more at: Mental Health Awareness Week: Kindness
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Mental Health Awareness Week: Kindness

Mental Health Awareness Week, hosted by the Mental Health Foundation, will take place from 18-24 May 2020. The theme is kindness. Kindness is so important always, but never more so than in the current circumstances


Read more at: Living Alone and Social Isolation

Living Alone and Social Isolation

You may have lived alone for many years or it may be a new experience for you, but there can be no doubt that the new social-distancing measures that we are being asked to adhere to will create new challenges for those of us living alone. Here are some pointers for self-care at this time…


Read more at: Autism and Neurodiversity

Autism and Neurodiversity

Autism and Neurodiversity ‘By autistic standards, the “normal” brain is easily distractible, is obsessively social, and suffers from a deficit of attention to detail and routine. Thus people on the spectrum experience the neurotypical world as relentlessly unpredictable and chaotic, perpetually...


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Having trouble sleeping?

Helpful hints and tips for a better night’s sleep


Read more at: Body Image

Body Image

Mental Health Awareness Week took place 13-19 May 2019. The theme this year was Body Image - How we think and feel about our bodies.


Read more at: Coping with Stress

Coping with Stress

Stress is what happens when we perceive that a situation requires more of us than we are able to give. Whatever your situation at the moment, it is likely to be making greater demands of you than you are accustomed to. It can add to our stress to know that we are without some of the coping...


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Join our Staff Counsellor Kate Ahl for 4 workshops on different aspects of wellbeing. Each session includes relaxation sessions, slide presentation and interactive exercises.

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Domestic Abuse help v.2

If you or someone you know is experiencing domestic abuse, you can get help

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