Adult Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder Attention helps us to concentrate and focus on what we want and need to do.  Some of us experience problems in maintaining our focus on most things, but maybe also have the ability to focus REALLY well and for long periods of time on things orContinue Reading

What is CBT and how can it help? Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) is a talking therapy that looks at : How you think about yourself, the world and other people How what you do affects your feelings and thoughts How the way you think and feel affects the way youContinue Reading

West hits out at “cruel and primitive” attitudes and treatment. Kanye West has spoken out about changing the perception and treatment of people suffering with mental health issues. West will appear as a guest on an upcoming episode of David Letterman’s new talk show My Next Guest Needs No Introduction. Due to air on NetflixContinue Reading

Here’s a rundown of what the declassification could mean for trans and nonbinary people in the UK The World Health Organisation will no longer classify being transgender as a mental illness. The United Nations group approved the removal of gender dysphoria from its mental disorders list at a World Health Assembly meeting on FridayContinue Reading

First, it started with a surge of suicides. Fear and Loathing’s author Hunter S. Thompson shot himself in 2005, then Michael Alfonso, aka Mike Awesome the wrestler hung himself in 2007. Infinite Jest’s writer David Foster Wallace hung himself in 2008. Another model hung herself, Gia Allemand, in 2013. TheContinue Reading

I’m happy to announce that plans are underway for the next support group meeting at Unity Park Station (formerly, the old bus station) in CMK by the central railway. Once again, we will be providing art and writing materials for anybody interesting in participating in expressive creative activities. There areContinue Reading

What is anger? We all feel angry at times – it’s part of being human. Anger is a normal, healthy emotion, which we might experience if we feel: attacked deceived frustrated invalidated or unfairly treated It isn’t necessarily a ‘bad’ emotion; in fact, it can sometimes be useful. For example,Continue Reading

Relaxation is allowing physical and/or mental tension to be released. Tension is the body’s natural response to a threat, part of the body’s alarm or survival mechanism. It can be a very useful response, but a lot of the time, we don’t need this tension, so it’s okay to learnContinue Reading