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Living with a mental illness: 5 Important Things to Tell Yourself

As someone who was diagnosed with ddepression and anxiety over 2 years ago now, I have learnt a lot from my experience. In particular how someone with a mental illness can be very hard on themselves and often their own mind can focus on the negatives. Through therapy and taking medication I have learnt to… Continue reading Living with a mental illness: 5 Important Things to Tell Yourself

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5 Amazing Podcasts About Mental Health 2019

I love a good podcast. Whether they are meant to be funny, informative or just a few people having a really good chat, they are perfect for the daily commute, background noise for housework or cooking, or just something to listen to and engage with when you are feeling a little down, overwhelmed or a… Continue reading 5 Amazing Podcasts About Mental Health 2019

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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