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Tips To Protect Remote Workers Mental Health

12th February 2021

The global pandemic has seen 64% of employees across the United Kingdom forced to work from home during the last 12-months. Although remote working has been enforced to protect and save the lives of people across the world, isolation from colleagues, increased anxiety and even burnout has sadly taken its toll on approximately 80% of

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Advice for coping in lockdown – For children

5th February 2021

Coronavirus has resulted in unprecedented times for us all. We’ve experienced change like never before. Down to the churn of lockdowns, which we’re still experiencing, significant modifications to our routines, to our relationships and to our home lives have been one of the hardest adaptations to accept. Through that change, we mustn’t forget the impacts

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Are We Hooked on Prescription Drugs?

28th January 2021

Anti-depressants, opioid painkillers and benzodiazepines are all common prescription drugs, used to reduce and manage physical and psychological pain. Over 11.5 million people, in England alone, averagely receive prescriptions and regularly consume them. Perceived as harmless, down to the fact that they are prescribed by medical professionals, many individuals believe that addiction rates are low

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Crime and addiction

22nd January 2021

Living through the addiction cycle will carry its tests. Through the ongoing abuse of drugs, alcohol, other addictive substances or activities, negative consequences of addiction are likely. Health concerns are usually attached to the churn of substance abuse or the experience of other unhealthy activities. Relationship breakdowns, significant changes to personal outlooks, attitudes, behaviours and

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Health Risks Of Being Obese

15th January 2021

Across the United Kingdom, millions of people are clinically categorised as being obese.  Sadly, this has seen a wealth of individuals across the country experience the various health risks of being obese.   Obesity In The UK Obesity in the UK has unfortunately soared in the last few years.  At present, across the United Kingdom,

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The Impact of COVID-19 on Addiction & Mental Health

12th January 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed every aspect of people’s lives. Not just in the United Kingdom, but across the globe. There is an ongoing uncertainty as to when, or if, life will return to what we’re used to. The phrase “the new normal” has become a constant reminder of the strange times we find ourselves

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Natural Treatments for Depression

8th January 2021

Combating mental health issues, such as depression, is usually associated with lengthy counselling sessions, with cognitive behavioural therapy, with invasive talking therapies and with antidepressant prescriptions. While for some, traditional treatments will work and will offer many benefits, for others, a holistic, natural route will be favoured. If you’re battling through depression, with the hope

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Addiction and recovery during the Christmas Holidays 

18th December 2020

While the month of December provides festive cheer for most, it can be a vulnerable, testing time for many, including those who are recovering from addiction. Commonly, Christmas is associated with family get-togethers, with giving, with overindulgence and with alcohol-fuelled celebrations and. To the average person, this sounds like the best possible way to spend

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The Early Signs of Depression

11th December 2020

For the average person, negative situations or feelings can usually be worked through. Yet, for someone with depression, those emotions are unmanageable, reflected through outlooks, through moods and through behaviours. Unfortunately, the amount of people currently suffering from depression is very high. Down to this increase, many individuals see depression as the norm, as a

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Life After Addiction Treatment

4th December 2020

Once you reach this point, you’ll likely feel a mixture of emotions. Some will be positive when thinking about life after addiction treatment, seeing your return home as a fresh start, as an opportunity to improve your quality of life and to revert the changes that gambling or drug addiction has caused. Yet, some will be negative, where

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