Category: Mental Health

Just Jhoom – Bollywood Inspired Fitness

Inspired by the glitz and glamour of Bollywood films, Just Jhoom means ‘Just Dance’ and draws on a range of dance styles from classical Indian to Bhangra with dashes of Hip-Hop, Jive & Jazz. Top Sante Magazine said “Just Jhoom! Exercise every part of you – even your eyes…  High-Octane…  Focuses on bringing your heart […]

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Factfile On Stress by MIND

Life is stressful.  What matters is that you recognise when you are under so much stress that it may be harmful. About 80% of all modern diseases have their beginnings in stress. Most of the 12million adults who see their GPs each year about mental health problems have complaints related to stress. Over 45million working […]

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The Mental Illness Journey

The Mental Illness Journey “Your present circumstances don’t determine where you can go; they merely determine where you start.” -Nido Qubein The aforementioned words could not be more true, and I feel they are very applicable to one suffering from a mental illness. Life is a journey, and all “now” is, is a starting point. […]

29/01/2016 | 0 Comments More

MENTAL ILLNESS AND MEDICATION

Mental Illness and Medication Many people with mental illnesses choose to use a medication to ease their symptoms. Your doctor or therapist will help you to select the right medication for your illness and circumstances, if you decide to use a medication at all. In my experience, this is a process which can take a […]

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PRESERVATION AROUND SELF HARM

Supporting people away from self harming and self injuring behaviour and encouraging them towards self-empowerment. PASH@swindonmind supports individuals from the age of 16 years onwards A WARM WELCOME AND NON-JUDGEMENTAL Self Harm Information, Support & Advice P.A.S.H offers a wide range of information, advice and professional support in a safe and comfortable environment or by […]

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SUNS – Service Users Network Swindon

“Talking about your mental health in Swindon” Are you using mental health services? Would you like to talk about your care and make a difference to the way services are run? Do you need help or advice? Would you like to attend SUNS Voice Groups? Join now for FREE WHAT IS SUNS? SUNS is a […]

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THE SWINDON LISTENING LINE

FEELING STRESSED OR WORRIED? Dont know who to talk to? We are a free confidential listening line… We can offer a friendly ear and can signpost you to other services No matter what your problem we are there to listen If you have no credits you can txt us and we will call you back […]

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So You’ve Been Diagnosed Bipolar…

What is Bipolar? Bipolar is the term for a mental illness in which the sufferer alternates between states of manic euphoria and deep depression. This cycle tends to repeat itself and can do so over the course of years, or within a few weeks or days. How I Felt When I Was Diagnosed. I felt… […]

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Megan Foster – Mental Health Blogger

BIO: Hello! My name is Megan. I’m 22 years old, I’m married to a wonderful man, and I live in KY, USA. I enjoy reading, writing, taking walks outside, and blogging about things like health and mental illnesses. I was diagnosed with Bipolar 2 in the fall of 2014, however I’ve suffered with it most […]

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