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Schools set to ‘Talk out Loud’ about Mental Health as county-wide survey identifies young people are 81% more likely to have the confidence to talk to someone if they had a mental health need
Feb 10 at 12:16pm

Our survey identify's a large increase in the number of young people prepared to talk to someone if they need help and support with mental health.

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How can the Government help you to help your friends?
Feb 22 at 2:13pm

The Government is looking to seek views and opinions of young people to support the development of tools and resources to make young people more aware about how to spot the signs that a friend might need to talk to somebody and train them on how to support them. Have your say on what these resources should look like...

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Northamptonshire launches tools to help professionals support young people who self-harm
Oct 14 at 9:06am

Our Chair Emma Grinham was asked to attend a conference on Self Harm and Suicidal Ideation in Kettering last week to open the event and talk about why it’s so important to address this issue. 

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Day 5: Do something nice for somebody else
May 16 at 9:03am

The great thing about doing something for somebody else is that it has two positive results. Firstly, you´re helping someone else out and making a difference to their lives. Then as a bonus, you get to feel great about having done something for somebody else!

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Day 4: Get some fresh air
May 15 at 9:13am

Spending time outside is a great way to take some time out and escape the stress of everyday life. Did you know that fresh air and sunlight have huge benefits - when you are exposed to natural sunlight, the vitamin D on your skin will help to elevate your mood.

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Do something nice for you
May 14 at 6:45am

Sometimes your hardest critic can actually be you – when was the last time you told yourself that you did something well and congratulated yourself? : Maybe even did something nice like giving yourself a little treat.

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Sleep well....
May 13 at 6:40pm

An occasional night without sleep makes you feel tired and irritable the next day, but it won’t harm your health.

 

After several sleepless nights, the mental effects become more serious. Your brain will fog, making it difficult to concentrate and make decisions. You’ll start to feel down, and may drop off during the day.



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It's all about a balanced diet...
May 12 at 7:18am

Having a healthy relationship with food is crucial to your health and well-being. It’s not about strict regimes or calorie counting, but it is about enjoyment, balance and sensible decisions.

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It’s Mental Health Awareness Week – can you help your ‘feel good’ factor?
May 12 at 6:31am

Support our campaign during Mental Health Awareness Week...we want to reach as many people as possible to help them to understand, manage and overcome the anxiety which can impact on our daily lives. 

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Online education can help to reduce stimga
Mar 28 at 3:12pm

Despite the internet occasionally being the source of stigma, it can also be an amazing platform for educating people about mental health and supporting others.

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Zelah Green, Queen of Clean...it's worth a read
Jan 28 at 4:47pm

Have you read the book, Zelah Green, Queen of Clean by Vanessa Curtis? It looks at the experiences of young people with mental health needs...and it's in my opinion a good read.



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Understanding depression
Jan 17 at 6:22pm

By understanding and learning about depression we can support those who need help and break down the stigma - take a look at this video...

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