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#KnowYourCommunity: Hannah your local Reflextologist

#KnowYourCommunity is an ECBC campaign that hopes to raise awareness of groups/charities/organisations/people that help those living with a mental illness and empowering others. ECBC spoke to Hannah, a local reflextologist, about her wellbeing-focused career, mental health experience and how she's helping promote wellbeing in and around Manchester. Hi, I’m Hannah. Working as a reflexologist in… Continue reading #KnowYourCommunity: Hannah your local Reflextologist

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Living with a Mental Illness: Tips for Going ‘Out Out’

Tis the season for work nights out, family gatherings, hungover sunday roasts and being reunited with old friends. It's around this time of year that I can feel pressured to go out on the town. Sometimes when I think about going out for a drink in an unfamiliar or crowded place I have a full… Continue reading Living with a Mental Illness: Tips for Going ‘Out Out’

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Living with a Mental Illness: Taking a ‘Mental Health sickness’ day from work

Who here has called into work sick because you are feeling low and feel unable to go in, but you feel you have to lie and say it's because of a physical illness instead? You are not alone. In 2017 in Briton we took over 137 million sick days and of these 15.8 million were for… Continue reading Living with a Mental Illness: Taking a ‘Mental Health sickness’ day from work