Prevention and management of depression in children and young adults

Depression is not exclusive to adults. As we learn more about depression, we’re growing to understand that children can also suffer from depression - even from quite young ages. It’s naturally distres...

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Postnatal Depression In Men

Postnatal Depression is a horrible thing, which can turn what should be a happy (if tiring!) time for a family into a living nightmare. Over the last few years, awareness about postnatal depression ha...

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Maternal Mental Health

Mothers: we laugh together over the intense worries we have, for example about whether or not our baby is breathing – some of us will wake a softly sleeping infant to make sure they’re still alive, th...

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On your feet, Britain! Combating depression with exercise

How Many People Suffer With Depression in the UK? A mere couple of decades ago, the word ‘depression’ was associated by most people with a passing mood. Not with a chronic illness. Now, however, say t...

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How to Find a Counsellor for Depression

What is depression? Depression is a real illness with real symptoms and it can affect anybody at any stage of life. For some people, depression can be triggered as a result of a specific event, phy...

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Studies show that Loneliness can be linked to Mental Health Conditions

Researchers at Kings College London have conducted a study to profile the links between young adults’ feelings of loneliness, in terms of their current health and functioning and their childhood exper...

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A Personal Experience of Depression

“Depression sucked the life and soul out of me.” This article shares Mandy’s personal experience of depression, suicidal thoughts and her road to recovery. Mandy has 30 years' experience as a registe...

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Antidepressants – an aid or alternative to counselling?

As counsellors we naturally and firmly believe that psychological interventions are a powerful and effective way to treat emotional distress. In reality we know that when emotions become too difficult...

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Living with depression

Blurt have provided an insightful article ‘Depression: Why We Push People Away’ written from the perspective of someone living with depression. You can read the full article here: https://www.blurti...

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