What is some of the best advice your therapist has given you?

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What is some of the best advice your therapist has given you

What's The Best Advice Your Therapist Ever Gave You?

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Lisa Harri
Angharad Hillman
Lindsey Morgan
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07/21/2017 at 10:34. Facebook
Taking time off work due to our mental health is something we encourage here at Rethink Mental Illness.

Stephen Hoffman talks about his experience of leaving a job to look after his well being.

Let us know your own experiences in the comments.
Taking time off work due to our mental health is something we

Have you taken time out of work to focus on your mental health?

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Alan J. Watson
Leonora Fletcher
Felicity Mariel
Rethink Mental Illness
Rethink Mental Illness
07/20/2017 at 10:47. Facebook
Do you know a campaigner, youtuber or blogger who is speaking up and challenging the stigma surrounding mental health?

Nominate them for the Janey Antoniou Award for their change to win £1000!

Don’t forget to comment below and let us know who are your favourite mental health content creators.
Do you know a campaigner youtuber or blogger who is speaking up

Janey Antoniou Award

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Niki Trenchard
Zoe Richardson
Val Graham
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07/18/2017 at 10:12. Facebook
"If portrayals of an illness such as anorexia are done well, it can bust unhelpful myths and encourage people to open up about their own experiences and seek help. However, getting it wrong can have serious consequences." - Nia, our Media Manager, talks about the new Netflix film, To The Bone, with The Independent.

Have you seen the film? Let us know your thoughts in the comments.
"If portrayals of an illness such as anorexia are done well it

Lily Collins responds to controversy over Netflix drama 'To The Bone'

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Hollie Heron-Stamp
Sara Yousif
Sarah Clarke
Here at Rethink Mental Illness we know money difficulties can affect millions of people with mental health problems. This is why we're developing new advice and information on money and mental health, so we'd love to hear about your experiences. Perhaps your mental health condition affects the way you spend money, or maybe difficulties with your finances has made your mental health... View more »
Here at Rethink Mental Illness we know money difficulties can affect millions

Share your story - Mental Health and Money - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity

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Michael Bucy
Shannon Andskye
Adam Chilton
This is a great example of someone taking a sick day off work to focus on their mental health - something we encourage here at Rethink Mental Illness.

Let us know in the comments if you have done this, and what response you've received.
This is a great example of someone taking a sick day off

Is it still taboo to take a mental health sick day? - BBC News

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Dean Merrick
Steve Payne
Ali Quant
Does teaching our children about wellbeing help them manage their mental health later in life? A new study shows that lessons in emotional intelligence can help set the foundation for the future. What do you think? Is it ever too early to start taking about mental health?
Does teaching our children about wellbeing help them manage their mental health

Teaching children emotional intelligence could help their mental health longterm

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Leonora Fletcher
Caroline Helks
Cat Christella
Have your camomile seeds begun to flower?

Let us know how your garden is looking this summer by sharing pictures and tips in the comments!

If you haven’t started yet and want to get your own camomile
seeds, click on this link and we'll send you a free pack - [ Rethink.org Link ]
Have your camomile seeds begun to flower

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Jennifer Lynn
Daniel Lilley
Rosie Claremont
This new London Underground map has been designed to help passengers with anxiety.

Are there any other guides for public transport, events and places that you would like to see?
This new London Underground map has been designed to help passengers with anxiety

New London Underground map helps passengers with anxiety

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Steve Wynn
Sarah Clarke
Jodie Lee
The Government is planning to cap Housing Benefit for people living in supported housing. This could prevent people with severe mental illness from having a #PlaceToCallHome.

Help us to protect supported housing by emailing your MP and sharing this with your friends and family today!

Let us know in the comments what home means to you.
The Government is planning to cap Housing Benefit for people living in

Take action today. Everyone should have a place to call home. - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity

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Leah Clapham
Caz Woodcock
Steve Furber
This week we are launching our first ‘Get To Know Me’ series on instagram. You'll be hearing from Illustrator, Gemma Rubio, who uses her art to help her through having depression.

Below is the first, but head over to our Instagram to see a new post from Gemma each day this week.

"My name is Gemma Rubio, I'm a 22 year old multi-ethnic counsellor in training and create illustrations around the... View more »
This week we are launching our first ‘Get To Know Me’ series

Rethink Mental Illness (@rethinkmentalillness) • Instagram photos and videos

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Mark Anderson
We had such an amazing experience at London Pride and we wanted to thank all those involved who helped make the day so special.

We also hope everyone continues to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community during Pride month!

And thank you to our amazing photographer: [ Cargocollective.com Link ]
We had such an amazing experience at London Pride and we wanted

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Gerry McCarton
Katie tells us about her experience of being young, bipolar and gay. We have also recently updated our LGBTQ+ factsheet and a link to it can be found in the blog!

We hope to see you all at Pride tomorrow – if you see us, come and say hi.
Katie tells us about her experience of being young bipolar and gay

London Pride 2017: Katie's story

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Lee Milnes
The Government is planning to cap Housing Benefit for people living in supported housing. This could prevent people with severe mental illness from having a #PlaceToCallHome.

“I have my own space and a support worker who has helped me with my recovery, find work, and plan for the future” – John, a supported housing resident.

Help us to protect supported housing by emailing your MP today.... View more »
The Government is planning to cap Housing Benefit for people living in

Do you think everyone deserves a #PlaceToCallHome?

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Roger Scholes
Kate Black
Jacqueline Kirwan
Shaun blogs about the reasons he decided to fundraise for us, and the good habits he picked up along the way!

What are some of the good habits you’ve developed to help you deal with your mental illness?
Shaun blogs about the reasons he decided to fundraise for us and

Shaun: Running 10km for Rethink Mental Illness - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity

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Vicky Powell
Emma Dadd
Jessie Saul
We are very proud to support and work with many people from the LGBTQ+ community.

Take a look at our recently updated factsheet focusing on LGBTQ+ and mental health.

We will also be attending our first London Pride this weekend – come and say hi!
We are very proud to support and work with many people from the LGBTQ community

LGBTQ+ and Mental Health Factsheet

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What tips do you have for travelling with anxiety?

In this blog, Sian, takes her first solo trip and gives us her 5 top tips!
What tips do you have for travelling with anxiety

How to look after your mental health when travelling

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Frances Ashworth
Helen Tucker
Steve Wynn
Over 6000 of you have supported our supported housing campaign.

Want to help us make a difference? Become a campaigner!
Over 6000 of you have supported our supported housing campaign

Become a Rethink Mental Illness Campaigner!

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Gerry McCarton
Sarina Jackson
In this blog, Juliet Conlin talks about the history of hearing voices and how it is perceived in today's society.

Do you have experience with hearing voices? Let us know in the comments.
In this blog Juliet Conlin talks about the history of hearing voices

Juliet Conlin is a writer and scientist whose latest novel focuses on hearing voices.

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Aimee Coy
Brenda O'sullivan
Robert Langton
Almost 6,000 mental health patients were sent out of area for care last year!

Have you had a similar experience? Let us know in the comments below.
Almost 6 000 mental health patients were sent out of area for care last year

Almost 6,000 mental health patients sent out of area for care last year

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Lynne Hallums
Barbara Gardner
Nicola Cappin