Mental Health Awareness

Mental Health Awareness, breaking news, photos, comments, social media posts on this topic.

Coronavirus anxiety

Coronavirus anxiety: cognitive therapist says one word can help ease your feelings

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Anna Brech
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    People

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    What is CBT? The basics of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, explained

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Latest Stories

A woman dealing with mental health issues
Life

This new mental health campaign exposes the stigma people with less common conditions still face

New data from anti-stigma campaign group Time To Change has revealed the extent of the problem facing people with conditions such as schizophrenia.

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Lauren Geall
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Life

How PTSD changed my philosophy on mental health

The self-proclaimed ‘Kris Jenner of activism’ is shaking up the mental health movement for good.

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Careers

5 companies that set the standard in supporting staff’s mental health

From weekly yoga to 24 hour counselling.

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Megan Murray
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A woman dealing with anxiety
Life

This is the difference between an anxiety attack and a panic attack

We asked a doctor to unpick the misconceptions around these surprisingly common mental health conditions.

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Lauren Geall
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Lauren Geall
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The surprising reason why people avoid talking to a friend who’s struggling with their mental health

Do you know someone who’s struggling? Here’s how to broach the subject and start a conversation.

A woman receiving mental health advice online
Life

People are sharing the best mental health advice they’ve received, and it’s seriously powerful

“Thoughts are not facts.”

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Lauren Geall
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Long Reads

A guide to safeguarding your mental health at work

Advice on what you deserve, who to talk to and what to do.

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Megan Murray
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Work anxiety
Life

The *real* reason you’re feeling anxious about returning to work this week

An overlooked factor is making the stress of it a lot worse, according to a lead medical expert.

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Anna Brech
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Lily Allen
Life

These are the tell-tale signs that your friend is a psychopath

Psychopaths are surprisingly more common than you think.

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Kayleigh Dray
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A woman using her phone.
Life

This is why Instagram may hide your like count

The network is rolling out its experiment to block like figures worldwide.

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Anna Brech
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National Stress Awareness Day: What is stress? What does stress do to your body?
Life

What is stress, and how does it affect your body?

For National Stress Awareness Day, we put your most frequently asked questions about stress to a number of experts. Here’s what they had to say.

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Lauren Geall
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Anna Brech
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Meghan Markle “doesn’t want to be loved” by the public – for a powerful reason

The Duchess of Sussex says she’s not motivated by public affection in her role.

Instagram bans plastic surgery filters
Life

Instagram just banned filters which depict or promote plastic surgery – here’s why that’s important

The ban is another step in the right direction for the social media platform.

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Lauren Geall
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Meghan Markle and mental health
Opinion

Stop telling Meghan Markle to “think positively” – it’s more damaging than you realise

The Duchess has been criticised for talking about her mental health because she is in a privileged position.

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Lauren Geall
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The different types of OCD, explained
Life

All the different types of OCD, explained

Because there is so much more to the condition than cleanliness.

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Lauren Geall
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Fashion

Topshop unveils CALM partnership for mental health awareness

A collection of hoodies, T-shirts and sweaters is released on World Mental Health Day

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Grace Cook
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Penny Jarrett
People

What it’s like to be diagnosed with ADHD as a 30-year-old woman

ADHD is usually associated with hyperactive schoolboys. Here, blogger Penny Jarrett reveals what it’s like to be diagnosed as an adult woman.

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Penny Jarrett
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Woman with depression
Life

This is the one symptom of depression outsiders really struggle to understand

“It makes zero sense.”

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Anna Brech
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Ayishat Akanbi
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Ayishat Akanbi: “We need a broader understanding of mental health issues”

“For all our efforts to remove the shame from mental health, some of the symptoms are still stigmatised.”

People

Camila Cabello just shared the simple self-help technique she uses to overcome her anxiety

"I am totally aware that I can use this platform to help people even in small ways."

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Christobel Hastings
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