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02/24/2017 at 11:00. Facebook
Having a child isn’t easy, and neither is having anxiety! Anxiety Dad talks about what it meant to have someone in his corner - Time to Change

What small gestures from others have made a huge impact on your mental health?

In Your Corner: Anxiety Dad - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity

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02/23/2017 at 10:33. Facebook
1 in 4 of us will fight a mental health problem this year. Without someone in their corner, people with mental health problems can lose what they care about most: their job, their families and friends, their home.

So, if your mate’s acting differently, step in. Find out more at Time to Change.
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02/23/2017 at 09:47. Facebook
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02/22/2017 at 13:42. Facebook
Tomorrow Time to Change are launching their In Your Corner campaign to encourage men to open up about their mental health.

Mark Joyella, tells us he went from not opening up at all, to comparing which medication lowers your sex drive the least!

Share your stories of opening up and supporting others with their mental health below!

In Your Corner: Mark Joyella - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity

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Rethink Mental Illness
02/21/2017 at 11:58. Facebook
What is it really like to have borderline personality disorder? Sarah Murphy, our Head of Advice and Helplines, and Nikki one of our young champions share their experiences.

Share yours below.

What it's really like to have borderline personality disorder

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02/20/2017 at 11:57. Facebook
Sophie bravely opened up about her experience with borderline personality disorder and psychosis. Share your experiences and advice on dealing with psychosis below.

Girl shares heartbreaking video of what it's like to experience severe psychosis

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02/19/2017 at 13:40. Facebook
Are you curious about joining the Rethink Mental Illness cycle team? Take a look at this story from Miles who raised £1810!

Riding for Rethink Mental Illness: Miles' story. - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity

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Millions of people across the UK experience both money problems and mental illness. Finances are hard to manage if you’re living with a mental illness. Also, money problems can cause mental ill health if they’re not dealt with in the right way.

This year, we will be working with Mental Health UK and Lloyds Banking Group to set up a new service to give information and advice to people across...
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Mental Health & Money- information and advice across the UK Survey

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Last year you helped us create two Spotify playlists for times when you need a pick-me-up, and times when you need to belt out all your worries.

We think it's time for an update! Comment below with the songs you would add.

Playlist 1 - Get up and dance: goo.gl/ZwrsxP
Playlist 2 - Belt it out: goo.gl/cKpJa9

Rethink: Get up and dance, a playlist by Rethink Spotify on Spotify

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Take a look at our open letter on the 5 Year Forward View and tell us what changes you would like to see in mental health services in England.

One year on from the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health, we've seen progress but more still needs to be done - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity

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Millions of people across the UK experience both money problems and mental illness. Finances are hard to manage if you’re living with a mental illness. Also, money problems can cause mental ill health if they’re not dealt with in the right way.

This year, we will be working with Mental Health UK and Lloyds Banking Group to set up a new service to give information and advice to people across...
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Mental Health & Money- information and advice across the UK Survey

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Rose, from Be Ur Own Light blog, tells us the impact art therapy had on her when she was in hospital.

What therapies have you tried and what was your experience?

Also, do you have any art you'd like to share - post below!

Drawing my sanity: Art therapy during hospitalisation - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity

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Aisling talks to us about her journey with mental health and how fitness has made such a big impact on her recovery.

We'd love to hear your fitness stories, and if taking up an activity has helped you. Comment below.

Aisling tells us why she finally gave running a chance & how it changed her life. - Rethink Mental Illness, the mental health charity

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Did you know that this month is LGBT History month? Despite 25 years of increasing acceptance and visibility, too many LGBT people face discrimination and homophobia that can lead to mental health problems. Recent studies show people in the LGBT community are up to 50% more likely to develop depression and anxiety than the rest of the population.

Under An Umbrella - Recognising Diversity In LGBT+ Mental Health

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Did you know that today is ‘National Sickie Day’? While a lot of people take leave from work for a number of different reasons, many people with mental illness are still not getting the support they need in the workplace.

Time to Change has a lot of information about what you can ask your employer to do to help you manage at work and ensure that support is there when you need it.

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Reasonable adjustments

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YouTuber, SavanFilms, talks openly about his experience of having autism and mental health issues.

Share your experiences below.
The final tally for Time to Talk Day is in! Thank you for being part of a huge national conversation about mental health, together we got the nation talking.

We've still got a lot of work to do to change the way people think and act about mental health! Find out how you can get invovled by visiting: [ Time-to-change.org.uk Link ]
We love this video from our friends at BuzzFeed ! Have people ever responded this way when you have told them that you are having a tough time? We'd like to hear how you respond when people don't appreciate what you are going through.

If Physical Health Problems Were Treated Like Mental Health Problems

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