SELF HARM

SELF HARM

Why is it so important to take Self Harm seriously? Definition of Self harm according to NICE 2004 "Intentional self poisoning or injury, irrespective of the apparent purpose of the act." Cutting is the most common method of self-harm. At least 17% of girls and 5% of...

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RELATIONSHIPS AND CONFLICT

RELATIONSHIPS AND CONFLICT

It can be easy to assume that good relationships are effortless and frictionless, with each party able to completely be themselves, and ask for anything and get it. As DR QURATULAIN ZAIDI of MindNLife explains, a good relationship takes constant work – especially when...

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YOUR FAMILY’S WELL BEING

YOUR FAMILY’S WELL BEING

LIVING IN THE PAST CAN LEAD TO DEPRESSION WHILE LIVING IN THE FUTURE CAN INCREASE ANXIETY. AIM TO LIVE IN THE HERE AND NOW! One in four of us will experience mental health issues during our lives, according to the latest statistics from the UK’s National Institute of...

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CONNECTING THROUGH PLAY

CONNECTING THROUGH PLAY

People are social and long for human connection. This connection includes the knowledge that you are seen and heard, and that you are respected and appreciated for who you are. Children also need human connection; we can connect through play. Play is a child’s way to...

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