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Managing Mental Health in Students

23rd April 2021

Unfortunately, the experience is not always so wonderful. For almost all students, university is their first taste of living without the constant support of their families, and it is often their first time with their own financial responsibilities. When a student goes to university, their entire life changes. Academically speaking, the independent research of university

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Essential Tips For Businesses Looking To Combat Mental Health

16th April 2021

For many individuals going to work is a normal and enjoyable part of their everyday life.   However, for a fraction of people, going to work induces stress, anxiety and even depression. Across the United Kingdom, it is estimated that 1 in 6.8 people experience mental health problems in the workplace each year.  Although mental

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How Social Media May Harm Teens Mental Health

9th April 2021

The adoption of social media has been one of the most life-changing, global, viral trends to take over, at such a steady pace. While there are many positives to such social networking sites, from the interactivity they offer, to the marketing benefits they provide, there are also many negatives, some of which are significant. The negatives of social media usage, exposure and

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I Drink Every Night – Does That Make Me An Alcoholic?

1st April 2021

For many, alcohol is consumed in social environments.  In contrast, others drink alcohol at home to relax and relieve stress, pessimistic thoughts and mental health disorders. Although drinking alcohol every night does not necessarily make you an alcoholic, if you are worried that you have developed an alcohol addiction, it is essential to understand how

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Alcohol and Cholesterol

26th March 2021

One of the problems it can cause is high levels of cholesterol. If allowed to go unchecked, high cholesterol can lead to serious and deadly acute medical emergencies, so it is very important that you understand the link between alcohol and cholesterol.   What exactly is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a waxy, fatty substance produced naturally

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6 Tips for Returning to Work After Rehab

19th March 2021

However, at Ocean Recovery, we are committed to helping you craft a long-term recovery while at one of our rehabs, and part of a truly successful long-term involves a return to work after alcohol rehab and/or a return to work after drug rehab. How to find work after rehab, and other similar questions relating to

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Drinking and Anxiety

12th March 2021

Alcohol consumption is normalised here in the UK, even to the point where it’s used as a coping strategy. For some individuals, drinking alcohol can promote positive effects, such as relaxation and social engagement. However, for those with anxiety, this mix can be lethal. Anxiety is a mental health illness surrounding extreme worry, panic and concern. While the average person can digest worry and work

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Top tips to eat mindfully

5th March 2021

Whether we’re opting for a working lunch, or consuming unhealthy, convenient-like foods, as a nation, our eating habits are far from mindful status. In fact, many of us are likely to lack an understanding of mindful eating and the benefits that it can offer, especially for those with negative eating habits, behaviours and outlooks. Of

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How to Prevent Relapse

24th February 2021

Although avoiding any form of relapse is a positive goal to aim for, unfortunately, for some, it can be an unrealistic objective.  Relapse risks are likely for every recovering addict, as sadly, a cure for an addiction diagnosis doesn’t exist, meaning that recovery must be sustainable.   Within the first few weeks and months of sober living, relapse risks will be at their

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Family Member Addiction: How You Can Deal With It

18th February 2021

Addiction rates currently remain at their highest, where 1 in 11 people misuse drugs and alcohol, meaning that there’s a strong likelihood that you will know of someone who’s abusing addictive substances. While this reality can be difficult to digest, there’s even a likelihood that at some point, a family member may struggle with substance

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