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14th February 2020
According to the NHS it is estimated that 10 million people in the UK have some sort of phobia. Some phobias can be very small and others may impact day to day life but what is a phobia? Is it a mental

Panic and Anxiety Attacks

6th February 2020
According to the mental health foundation 13.2% of people have experienced a panic attack at some point in their lives. This article will look at what a panic attack is, how to help someone who is panicking and how to cope with panic attacks in everyday life. A panic attack can be a symptom of anxiety and feels like a sudden very intense fear taking over your body which can last from 5 minutes to half

Talking about mental health

6th February 2020
The stigma that is attached to difficulties in mental health can make recovering from mental illness harder. According to The Mental Health Foundation one in four people will experience a mental health

Estranged at Christmas

20th December 2019
Estranged at Christmas Society expects that Christmas is a time for every family to be together, being happy, full of life and activity and sharing connections with loved ones. The reality can be starkly different, whether it’s a disconnect through argument or gradual distancing. Christmas can be a very difficult time for some, highlighting a lack of belonging and sense of contentment. An estrangement

Bullying and Mental Health - Jesy Nelson Documentary

31st October 2019
Jesy Nelson documentary sparks more people to talk about bullying and mental health. Little Mix star Jesy Nelson’s documentary premiered last month and it highlighted her time through X Factor when she was trolled on social media and she is still trolled today. Her self-esteem was so low and she is still recovering from her hurt but she is helping young people who have gone through the same bullying


31st October 2019
According to the Mental Health Foundation nearly 6,000 suicides occurred in the UK in 2017 which means there was one suicide every two hours. Talking about suicide can be difficult and the stigma around it and mental health issues that can cause someone to take their own life, still exist today. Who Does Suicide Affect? Suicide is the leading cause of death among young people ages 20-34 years in

Becoming a Counselling & Psychotherapy Supervisor

8th October 2019
Exciting news at Salford Counselling as Lisa Hartley becomes a Counselling & Psychotherapy Supervisor. Lisa will still see clients for counselling at Salford Counselling but will now be able to offer

Social Media and Self Esteem

26th September 2019
91% of 16-24 year olds use the internet for social networking which has lead to young people becoming more and more aware of both their on-screen image and also in real life. Can self-esteem be effected

Bipolar Disorder

23rd August 2019
Bipolar disorder is the fourth most common mental illness worldwide and in 2013 there were 4 million cases of mood disorders (including bipolar) in the UK but what is bipolar? What are the symptoms? And what can be done to those help living with bipolar and what treatments are available?What Is Bipolar? Bipolar is a mental condition that affects moods and people with the illness can have episodes

Mental Health Calendar

19th August 2019
Whats happening in terms of mental health through 2019 February Time to talk day – first week in Feb – possibly 6th/7th Eating disorders awareness week – 25th Feb – 3rd March Childrens mental health week – 4th – 10th March University mental health day – 7th World bipolar day – 30th April Stress awareness month UK maternal mental health matters awareness week – 29th April
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