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Relaxation techniques. Gratitude exercises. Positive steps to wellbeing. Institute of Mental Health- Helping You to Understand Mental Health. DEPRESSION. Mindfulness exercises. Food & Mood. 7 ways to practice emotional first aid. You put a bandage on a cut or take antibiotics to treat an infection, right?

7 ways to practice emotional first aid

No questions asked. In fact, questions would be asked if you didn’t apply first aid when necessary. So why isn’t the same true of our mental health? We are expected to just “get over” psychological wounds — when as anyone who’s ever ruminated over rejection or agonized over a failure knows only too well, emotional injuries can be just as crippling as physical ones. We need to learn how to practice emotional first aid. Exploring social anxiety. Understanding Anxiety & Panic Attacks. Symptoms of stress. Anger management skill cards. What is worry. Mental Health: It's Time To Talk. Andrew Solomon: Depression, the secret we share.

What does depression feel like? Trust me – you really don’t want to know. This is Depression Awareness Week, so it must be hoped that during this seven-day period more people will become more aware of a condition that a minority experience, and which most others grasp only remotely – confusing it with more familiar feelings, such as unhappiness or misery.

What does depression feel like? Trust me – you really don’t want to know

This perception is to some extent shared by the medical community, which can’t quite make its mind up whether depression is a physical “illness”, rooted in neurochemistry, or a negative habit of thought that can be addressed by talking or behavioural therapies. I’m not concerned about which of these two models is the more accurate. I’m still not sure myself. Mental illness in your family - Family Mental Health Issues. Teenage depression - Family Lives. If your teenager is showing signs of depression, you may find yourself wondering whether it's 'just a phase' or something more serious.

Teenage depression - Family Lives

On average, three young people in every classroom are affected by mental health problems like depression. Many go undiagnosed and never get the help they need. Mental health problems cause more early deaths than either heart disease or cancer. Depression - Coping with Depression. Mental Health Medication - Headmeds. Jack Green: GB hurdler on depression & the American dream. By Tom Reynolds BBC Sport "I am a runner.

Jack Green: GB hurdler on depression & the American dream

I have depression. I still believe I can be the best in the world. "