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03/23/2017 at 14:03. Facebook
Read Charlotte’s powerful blog on her experience of postpartum pyschosis when she became a mum for the first time, and how she coped with postnatal anxiety after the birth of her second child > [ Ow.ly Link ]
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03/23/2017 at 13:00. Facebook
After experiencing low mood and anxiety, Isra used sports and physical activity to help her regain control. Read her story > bit.ly/2o88Hc1 #GetSetToGO
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03/21/2017 at 10:48. Facebook
“I suffer from panic attacks and anxiety so the idea of going to a new group was scary… It was hard to get the motivation to go. But once you’re there it's brilliant – everyone’s in the same boat as you.”

Joining a running group helped Sujan control her panic attacks and anxiety. Watch her story > #GetSetToGO

Get active, feel good - Sujan's story

Did you know that getting active can reduce anxiety and stress, combat low mood and increase self-esteem? Find out more at Mind.org.uk/GetActive Sujan found ...

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Mind
03/17/2017. Facebook
“On Sunday 2nd April 2017 I will be attempting a world record to paint 6,078 people’s nails in eight hours. In other words, that’s one shape and polish for every person who took their own life in the UK and Republic of Ireland in 2015. I won’t be doing it alone though – 350 manicurists have volunteered their time.”

Stephanie’s written a powerful blog about her mental health, and how it's...
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Mind
03/16/2017. Facebook
Today the Government’s changes to Personal Independence Payments come into effect, but it’s not too late to have them overturned. Read Ayaz's blog about what happens next and what you can do.

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Mind
03/15/2017. Facebook
“Forgetting where I’ve put my car keys makes me panic. Leaving my phone in the wrong place makes my blood pressure rise. But losing two loved ones in the same month? Nothing can compare to the anxiety, devastation and heartbreak you feel when that happens.”

Beth tells us how she’s dealing with the loss of two members of her family, while finding ways to help manage her anxiety. Read her story...
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03/14/2017. Facebook
Imani blogs about how her life has changed since her diagnosis was changed from bipolar to borderline personality disorder (BPD) > [ Ow.ly Link ]
Mind
03/13/2017. Facebook
“I’ve seen a huge change in my lifetime to peoples’ attitudes to mental health, but there’s still a long way to go.”

In our video, Jill and Brian explain why they’ve decided to leave a donation to Mind in their wills, and we hear first-hand from Rohan and Abbey about how Mind has helped them to cope with their mental health.

If you want to support better mental health, you too can leave a...
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Mind
03/10/2017. Facebook
“I saw that the online craft company SewandSo had done a blog about mental health awareness, and as I have bipolar disorder and emotionally unstable personality disorder, I thought I could make a quilt and auction it to fundraise for Mind.”

Lisa tells us why crafting is so close to her heart, and how it has helped her to cope with her mental health. You can read her story here > [ Ow.ly Link ]
Mind
03/09/2017. Facebook
The right treatment and support can change someone's life. Brooke blogs about how time and care from her therapist made all the difference to her recovery.

*Please take care if you find reading about suicide difficult, as Brooke writes about wanting to and attempting to take her own life*

On my therapist, who was always there.

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Mind
03/08/2017. Facebook
In 2015-16 over 110,000 of us spent time in hospital for a mental health problem. Whether you’ve been in hospital for days or months, it’s important that you get the right follow-up to help you stay safe and get better. Philippa is taking part in our new campaign to make sure everyone leaving hospital gets the right support. Earlier this year she’d been in hospital for a week when without...
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Leaving hospital

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Mind
03/07/2017. Facebook
"If someone you love has been sectioned, it is natural to feel anxious and confused, and like you don't know what to do."

In our new video Harriet from our information team explains how you can support someone who is in hospital under the Mental Health Act (known as 'sectioned').

*We wont be able to answer everyone's question on Youtube, as we can only do one of these a month. If you need...
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How to help someone who's been sectioned | #AskMind - Episode 2

These tips on our blog and all links mentioned are here http://mind.org.uk/information-support/your-stories/how-to-help-someone-whos-been-sectioned You can s...

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Mind
03/06/2017. Facebook
‘The greatest thing about it was being with people who understood.’

Find out which trekking and walking challenges you could take part in, to support better mental health > [ Ow.ly Link ]
Mind
03/03/2017. Facebook
“I decided to choose Mind as the charity that RAG would fundraise for because mental health is such a prevalent issue among university students.”

Zehra blogs about supporting us through her RAG society here > ow.ly/zFKw309y2Ia
Mind
03/02/2017. Facebook
Have you received the latest edition of our Supporter Magazine? If you haven’t, here’s a sneak peek!

All our Regular Givers receive a copy of the Mind Magazine, packed with inspiring stories from people living with mental health problems, and suggestions for how you can tackle some of your daily stresses. We want to share with you how your generous donations are helping mental health, and let...
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Mind
02/28/2017. Facebook
Late last week the Government announced that they want to change the way Personal Independence Payments (PIP) are awarded in the future.

Recently the courts ruled that people who find it difficult to leave the house because of psychological distress should be able to receive the higher rate of PIP. But now the Government wants to change the law so that they don’t have to follow the court’s...
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02/28/2017. Facebook
‘Being a Mind member enables me to be a valued part of a force that shapes how society approaches mental health. Mind wants to know what I think and will help my voice be heard and honoured.’ Joanna, Mind member, Cardiff

As a Mind member, you’ll join a growing community determined to make sure that no-one faces a mental health problem alone.

You can share your personal experiences, join our...
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Mind
02/27/2017. Facebook
Many people think that eating disorders are rare, something that only affects young women or people under a certain weight. But according to the NHS, over 6% of people struggle with eating problems. Thats more than 1 in 20 people.

Young, old, male, female, big or small. It could be someone with you at work right now, someone sitting next to you on the bus, someone in your family or even...
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Mind
02/24/2017. Facebook
‘This year I’m running 44 marathons in 44 consecutive days. If all goes to plan I’ll run across every country in Europe and end up with some very tired legs…’

Peter’s written a truly inspirational blog about his journey from non-runner to marathon runner, to raise over £10,000 as well as help build awareness around the importance of talking about mental health.

Read Peter’s story here ...
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Mind
02/23/2017. Facebook
Have you seen our guide on how to make the most of the few minutes you have with your GP?

Around one third of all GP appointments are related to mental health, but we know it’s not always easy having that first conversation about your deepest feelings with your GP, someone you may hardly know.

Our ‘Find the Words’ guide offers help on how to talk to your GP about feelings you might find hard...
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