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#KnowYourCommunity: Introducing Tribe MCR

#KnowYourCommunity is an ECBC campaign that hopes to raise awareness of groups/charities/organisations/people that help those living with a mental illness. ECBC spoke to Jess, founder of TRIBE MCR, about her organisation and how it can help those living with a mental illness in and around Manchester. My name is Jessicarr, I am 28 and I… Continue reading #KnowYourCommunity: Introducing Tribe MCR

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5 Things you can do to help live with anxiety

Living with anxiety can be extremely challenging, especially as invisible illnesses are not seen as important to treat than others. From our own experiences living with anxiety we would recommend: 1. Drink less caffeine Yes. I know. It hurts to even type those words. As someone who lives for coffee and coca cola, it is… Continue reading 5 Things you can do to help live with anxiety

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The ECBC Book Club: Robert Webb’s How Not to be A Boy

Toxic masculinity is a topic that thankfully is being addressed more and more in today's society. Male suicide is a concerning issue, and books like this help raise awareness that we have taught men from an early age that they are not allowed to feel anything other than angry. Often men crying are seen as… Continue reading The ECBC Book Club: Robert Webb’s How Not to be A Boy

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A Woman’s Best Friend: How Having a Pet has Benefited my Life

Pets can be hard work, but they can make your life so whole. My partner and I adopted a puppy back in October and even though I can't remember what a full nights sleep is, he's changed my life for good. Scout, the Lurcher, is everything. You are looking after them, in which case looking… Continue reading A Woman’s Best Friend: How Having a Pet has Benefited my Life