As we approach the end of the year I’m looking back at some of the achievements I have been actively involved in. One aspect of my work I am very proud of is the Suicide Prevention Training Programme that I jointly deliver with Monika Gos, Clinical & Counselling Psychologist. This year we delivered three training events to over fifty members of staff from our service.
We all know what it’s like to feel stressed - being under pressure is a normal part of life. But becoming overwhelmed by stress can lead to mental health problems or make existing problems worse. In the workplace, stresses can occur through both your workload and your relationships at work.
With 71 years’ experience under their belts, CGL's specialist stop smoking service has been serving the people of Newcastle since 2015.
This month we should all stop, take a minute and look back into history.
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.