The theme of #MHAW17 is 'Surviving or a Thriving?'
Celebrating the histories, lives and experiences of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people
If we make sure that we always treat each other with respect and courtesy, the risk of people feeling upset and bullied around us diminishes greatly.
Drinking excessively has been linked to some mental health problems such as depression and memory loss.
If you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes you can still drink alcohol, but it’s a good idea to be aware of how alcohol can affect your diabetes management and know how you can minimise its potential harms.
Hepatitis C was a condition I was only vaguely aware of until I joined change, grow, live. I remembered that the founder of the Body Shop Anita Roddick had hepatitis C after contracting it from a blood transfusion, but my knowledge ended there.
Today (16 November) marks the start of Alcohol Awareness Week, a yearly campaign run by Alcohol Concern to raise awareness of issues around alcohol and its impact on health and the local community.