Mental Health

Celebrating Strength and Advocacy on World Trauma Day

Celebrating Strength and Advocacy on World Trauma Day ​ World Trauma Day, falling on October 17th each year, is not just a day to mark on your calendar but an emblematic reminder of the silent battles many of our loved ones face. While often overshadowed by other health awareness events, World Trauma Day provides a vital platform to advocate for trauma victims …

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How burnout affects your mental health

Burnout can affect your mental health The World Health Organization (WHO) recognised burnout as a “syndrome conceptualised as resulting from chronic workplace stress that has not been successfully managed”. Until this change of definition by WHO, burnout was merely classified as a stress syndrome that could easily be treated by a day\’s rest. How can …

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Maternal Mental Health Week: The Power of Connection​

One of the most difficult things many mothers have had to accept is that pregnancy, birth and post-partum were not what they wanted or expected. The Power of Connection is this year\’s theme for maternal mental health week – a campaign aimed at talking about mental health issues affecting women during and after pregnancy.​ ​Maternal …

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Parkinson\’s Disease Awareness Day​

Every 9 minutes someone is diagnosed with Parkinson\’s Disease , and there is no known cause or cure. But symptoms can be managed. That’s why Parkinson’s Awareness Day is so important. ​ ​What is Parkinson’s Disease?​ Parkinson\’s is a progressive brain disorder that affects the nervous system, causing muscles to gradually lose control. The disease …

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Self Harm Awareness: Wear an orange ribbon to show support

1 March is marked as the start of global awareness month for self-harm, also known as self-injury awareness day(SIAD). People wear an orange ribbon to signify support by showing that they are safe to talk to about self-harm. We do this, because it’s difficult for a person suffering from this disorder to seek help. There …

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