veterans

Veterans and Mental Health

Veterans and Mental Health Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the leading causes of veteran suicide in the UK. Military charities estimated 58 veterans took their own life in 2018 due to trauma gained from events during their time in the military. While these are the unfortunate last resorts for some people, we can…

How to Admit to Cutting Yourself

How to Admit to Cutting Yourself

How to Admit to Cutting Yourself   The UK has one of the highest self-harm rates in the whole of Europe with an estimated 400 in every 100,000 people regularly hurting themselves. Self-harming is when somebody intentionally injures themselves, usually as a way to cope with or to express, overwhelming emotional distress. People tend to…

How to Beat the Winter Blues

How to Beat the Winter Blues

How to Beat the Winter Blues   You’ve probably heard of the phrase ‘the winter blues’ before. Many people can find themselves more likely to face depression or anxiety symptoms over the winter period and blame it on factors like the extra financial strain that Christmas brings, or simply the dark, cold mornings and wet…