Mental Health

Mental Health Advice and Information Taking good care of your mental health is just as important as taking care of your physical health. If you’re feeling stressed and anxious it can make your everyday life difficult, affecting your work, your personal relationships, and making it difficult to do the activities you love. Keeping track of your mental health and what affects your mood can help you to work out what you need to do to manage your mental health on a daily basis. This is where we keep the advice pieces our team has written about different mental health conditions, the effects they can have on your body, and what you can do to manage them every day.

Mental Health Advice & Guides

How to deal with loneliness

How to deal with loneliness

Loneliness isn’t just about being alone. In fact, many people enjoy spending time by themselves without feeling lonesome. Everyone experiences loneliness differently, and it’s possible to feel lonely even when you’re surrounded by your friends and family. When you feel lonely, it’s because your social and relationship needs aren’t being met. Loneliness and mental health conditions are strongly linked, and...
Loneliness isn’t just about being alone. In fact, many people enjoy ...
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Can you reduce your risk of dementia?

Can you reduce your risk of dementia?

There are around 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK (according to NHS England), and as medical science advances and we’re able to treat more diseases, our population continues to live longer and the dementia crisis grows. Old age is a predominant factor in developing dementia, and although we can’t halt the ageing process, we’re asking is there anything...
There are around 850,000 people living with dementia in the UK (accord...
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Stressed? It's doing you more harm than you think

Stressed? It's doing you more harm than you think

Stress is a normal, inevitable part of life - without stress, you wouldn’t get anything done!  But too much stress can take its toll on your mental and physical health, so it’s important to effectively manage your stress levels if things start to feel overwhelming. As part of Stress Awareness Month, we’ve written this guide to help you understand the...
Stress is a normal, inevitable part of life - without stress, you woul...
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Brew Monday 2022

Brew Monday 2022

This Brew Monday, 17 January, Samaritans is reminding everyone to reach out for a cuppa and a catch-up with the people you care about. Why 'Brew Monday'? The third Monday in January is sometimes referred to as ‘the most difficult day of the year’ but this is a myth. At Samaritans they know there’s no such thing as ‘Blue Monday’...
This Brew Monday, 17 January, Samaritans is reminding everyone to reac...
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Can Vitamins Help Improve Your Mental Health?

Can Vitamins Help Improve Your Mental Health?

The Best Vitamins & Supplements for Mental Health Many people with mental health conditions look for a range of complementary treatments that could help to improve their well being — not surprising when you consider how devastating poor mental health can be.   As your nutrition plays a huge part in your health as a whole, you may have considered...
The Best Vitamins & Supplements for Mental Health Many people with...
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What is Social Anxiety and How Do I Deal With It?

What is Social Anxiety and How Do I Deal With It?

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