April is Stress Awareness Month

Did you know… April is Stress Awareness Month?  This year’s chosen theme is ‘Community’. The Stress Management Society has chosen this because they feel lack of support can cause loneliness and isolation, which in turn lowers people’s wellbeing, which can have an impact on mental health, which can unfortunately lead to mental illnesses. and can…

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Talking epilepsy this purple day

KEEPING THE CONVERSATIONS GOING WITH ALERT-IT There are currently more than sixty-five million people in the world living with epilepsy, with 600,000 of those in the UK alone. Each day, eighty-seven more people are diagnosed in Britain and 1 in 100 people are estimated to have epilepsy with the cause unknown in 50% of cases.…

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Dealing With Anxiety Post Lockdown

Dealing with anxiety post lockdown The shops have reopened, restaurants are calling and going back to a new working environment is on the horizon.  But the easing of COVID restrictions isn’t exciting for everyone and for those suffering with anxiety and caring for someone; life after lockdown could be a scary prospect. As mental health…

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