Postpartum psychosis: A mother’s story | BBC Tomorrow’s World

We walked down this bare brick-walled corridor towards the Mother and Baby Unit. And Tom’s holding my hand quite firmly, and I hear this baby scream, and I just drop his hand and turn and run in the opposite direction, because right then, I know that what they do is they find bad mums like me, they collect them up,…

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Can I be happy and still be depressed? #KatiFAQ | Kati Morton

– Hey, everybody, happy Monday. And I know, normally, you don’t see me in this capacity on a Monday, but surprise. So, as most of you noticed, the wrong video went up. I’m just having trouble with my computer, I selected the wrong file to upload, and my bad. But everybody’s human, right? And now I’m just having issues with…

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Understanding Depression & Anxiety – Ft Ruby Rose | headspace

– Have you been feeling really down? Or more stressed than usual? Well, you’re not alone. Many young people get caught in a cycle of sadness, worry, and insecurity. For some, these feelings are related to something that’s happened in their life – you know, exam stress, family conflict, or perhaps friendship hassles. But for others, it might be because…

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Top Tips on Managing Your Mental Health | Clinical Psychologist | The Brain Tumour Charity

The stress is not something to push away and avoid – it’s part of our lives and we need to learn to live alongside it, so don’t be afraid to get inside the sadness for a while. So then anxiety isn’t something that’s within you and all-consuming and dominating – it’s something that’s out there that you can look at…

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Avatar therapy for schizophrenia

Avatar: ‘You’re rubbish, you’re rubbish, you’re a waste of space’ Lauren: ‘ Can you go away please?’ ‘That’s good Lauren, that’s good but can you try and make it a bit stronger for me?’ ‘Sit up, look at him’ ‘Tell him to go away, ok?’ Avatar therapy is for people who hear distressing auditory hallucinations or voices so these are…

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THE PEOPLE’S PLACE | A MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY BY EVERTON

Everton in the Community is the official charity of Everton Football Club. We develop over 40 social programmes for the people of Merseyside, combating a range of social issues and problems – and we’ve had great success over many years. We are a charity that goes to the hardest to reach places within the Merseyside area, predominantly the L4 area.…

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Why is World Mental Health Day important?

World Mental Health Day is important because it provides us a forum to communicate with the public and to our patients concerning the nature of mental illness. World Mental Health day is important for several reasons. First of all, globally we now know that mental disorders account for approximately 25% of the disability that affects humanity. Secondly and related, what…

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