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Language Around Suicide

Language Around Suicide

The language we use around Mental Health is important, this is especially true when exploring a subject as important as suicide. In this post we explore how our literacy around the topic of suicide is changing and why we don’t say “committing suicide” anymore and what we can say instead.

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Weighted Blankets for Mental Health

Weighted Blankets for Mental Health

If you believe all the claims, weighted blankets can help with a huge range of mental health concerns from anxiety and depression to insomnia or even autism. We examine the science behind their use and consider if you should recommend them.

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Body Image Labelling

Body Image Labelling

The Girl Guides and the French Government make for unlikely friends, but they have both promoted an innovative solution to the problem of unrealistic body image. We look into how what can be achieved.

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Commuting & Mental Health

Commuting & Mental Health

With the brief moment of pause given to us by lockdown, we review the mental health impacts of commuting and ask how this has a very real effect on the wellbeing of clients (as well as ourselves).

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Social Media Mental Health Professionals

Social Media Mental Health Professionals

It might not seem natural to say this but social media can be a fantastic resource for clients as well as ourselves, especially when they are run by mental health professionals. We give you our top 3 accounts to follow and why we love them.

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Digital Pride 2020

Digital Pride 2020

In 2020 Pride celebrations across the world were forced to drastically rethink. We consider the impact this might have on the LGBTQ+ community and whether the move to Digital Pride was a success.

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