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Choosing your path: social pressures, result anxiety and reminding yourself that grades are just grades

On Thursday 15th August and Thursday 22nd August thousands of young people were opening up their envelope and holding their breath. A Level and GCSE results days 2019. Where a set of numbers or letters (I have no idea how grades work anymore) will change someone's journey. Statistics show that 1 in 6 young people… Continue reading Choosing your path: social pressures, result anxiety and reminding yourself that grades are just grades

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Anti-depressants: The Myths, The Facts and the Stigma

This is a personal account of using anti-depressants, ECBC is here to help those living with a mental illness and with that comes fighting certain stigmas associated with mental illness. This includes the stigma associated with mental health medication. All facts and information have been taken from the NHS website. We would always recommend you… Continue reading Anti-depressants: The Myths, The Facts and the Stigma

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Living with a Mental Illness: You don’t have to be stick thin to have an eating disorder

Written by Hope Virgo, Author of Stand Tall Little Girl and Mental Health Campaigner Imagine getting turned away for not having a broken-enough leg. There would be complete outrage, but yet for people with eating disorders this is happening on a day to day basis. People are turned away for not being “sick” enough. We… Continue reading Living with a Mental Illness: You don’t have to be stick thin to have an eating disorder

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Looking after your Mental Health when living with a Disability

Here at ECBC we believe it is vital for every single person to be able to share their experiences living with a mental illness (if they choice to, no one should feel they have to). Todays blog is written by Holly, a disability and lifestyle blogger. Holly created her blog to tackle the perceptions of… Continue reading Looking after your Mental Health when living with a Disability