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adult bullying

adult bullying

Adult bullying: It’s not just child’s play…We read and hear so much nowadays about children being bullied, especially in schools and online. But what about grownups? Those who are bullies in...

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autism spectrum disorder: adults

autism spectrum disorder: adults

What does autism spectrum disorder look like in adults? Awareness of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in adults has grown dramatically in recent years, which reflects both an increase in diagnoses...

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non-binary: becoming an ally

non-binary: becoming an ally

10 ways to step up as an ally to non-binary people: The 14th July is International Non-binary People’s Day, which aims to celebrate the wide range of people worldwide who identify as non...

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train your brain

train your brain

How to train your brain to go positive instead of negative: Our brain is not designed to create happiness, as much as we wish it were so. Our brain evolved to promote survival. It saves the happy...

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self-harm scars: no shame

self-harm scars: no shame

People with self-harm scars should be able to show their skin without shame. I’ve had a problem with self-harm since I was 13. That means I’ve been intentionally injuring my body for exactly...

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high-functioning depression

high-functioning depression

Yes, your hilarious friend can still be depressed. This ‘high-functioning’ depression is often easy to miss. Depression looks different on everyone, and never seems to appear quite how you thought...

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avoidant personality disorder

avoidant personality disorder

Avoidant personality disorder (APD) is an enduring pattern of behavior related to social inhibition, feelings of inadequacy, and sensitivity to rejection that causes problems in work situations and...

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gender nonconforming

gender nonconforming

What does gender nonconforming mean? Sex is a group of biological traits linked to reproduction. This is different, however, from gender. Gender is the set of roles, expectations, and scripts...

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dealing with PTSD

dealing with PTSD

Seven ways to deal with post-traumatic stress disorder: PTSD can be caused by a range of experiences, from a car crash to rape to surviving a terrorist attack. But how do you know if you have it...

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suicide prevention: papyrus

suicide prevention: papyrus

PAPYRUS is the national charity dedicated to the prevention of young suicide. Suicide is the biggest killer of young people – male and female – under 35 in the UK. Every year many thousands more...

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body image: tips for you

body image: tips for you

There are some actions we can take to improve how we feel about our bodies and help us to protect, promote and maintain a positive body image throughout our lives. If your body image is a...

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hearing voices

hearing voices

How to support someone who is hearing voices: Someone with voices in their head may be frightened, anxious, fragile, and vulnerable. But don’t be daunted – here’s what you can do to support them...

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