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Boost Your Mental Health This Spring!

4 months ago

The sun is shining and the trees are blossoming – that must mean spring is on its way!

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GUEST BLOG: The Rollercoaster of IVF

5 months ago

I recently completed a diploma in In Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) and although I had known a few family members that had been through the process I was shocked and appalled by the process. In my diploma we focussed on the process, the implications and the emotional roller coaster that families have to endure why going through the process. 

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Keep Your Mental Health in Check This Christmas!

8 months ago

It’s nearly Christmas and while for most it is the most wonderful time of the year, for some of us it can be a little more difficult.

We think that it’s important to keep in good spirits during the holiday season. With that in mind we’ve come up with some great tips that will help you maintain positive mental health during Christmas and the New Year.

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GUEST BLOG: Empty Nest Syndrome

9 months ago

Empty Nest Syndrome may not be a clinically diagnosed definition but it is a very real issue that many parents and caregivers experience when their children leave home.

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Tips for Starting a Support Group

9 months ago

Have you been on our website, or looked online or locally, but been unable to find a support group that fits your needs? Have you thought about starting your own support group? If so, here’s a few handy tips to get you started.

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GUEST BLOG: Love Local!

10 months ago

Years ago, people knew their neighbours, they looked out for one another and families would largely stay close to one another; employment was found locally and there was community rather than commutes.

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What is Self-Care?

11 months ago

Self-care is about what you do to keep yourself fit and healthy. It’s about taking control of your own wellbeing while also knowing when to seek further medical advice and help. From a mental health perspective, this can mean making lifestyle changes and learning self-care techniques. This can be especially important if you have a long-term mental health condition.

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Understanding PTSD

11 months ago

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, or PTSD, is an anxiety disorder that affects people that have witnessed or experienced a life-threatening event or incident. We often associate PTSD with soldiers that have been in intense combat situations, but PTSD can also affect people that have experienced a vehicle accident, sexual abuse, domestic violence or a natural disaster.

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GUEST BLOG: The Benefits of Peer Support

11 months ago

This week, we are featuring a special guest blog from Motherwell Cheshire’s CEO, Kate Blakemore, as she shares her views on the benefits of peer support.

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Helping Your Child Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

1 year ago

It’s been an amazing summer, hasn’t it? The sun’s been out and many of us have enjoyed spending time with the family. However, this summer is nearing its end and it will soon be time for the children to head back to school, or in some cases start their first day of school either at primary or secondary level. And a lot of children experience what is known as back-to-school anxiety.

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Managing Panic Attacks in Public

1 year ago

If you suffer from anxiety or panic disorders, you may find yourself faced with a sudden feeling of dread or nervousness at any time. Panic disorder symptoms can be very difficult to manage and they may surprise you, too. A lot of people that suffer from anxiety or panic disorders often face panic attacks in public.

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Let's Work Together to Improve Mental Health in Cheshire!

1 year ago

We all have an important part to play in improving mental health in Cheshire. After all, it is for own benefit as well as that of our friends, family, employees, co-workers, students, neighbours and so forth.

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VIDEO: Understanding Social Anxiety

1 year ago

Have you ever been faced with feelings of anxiety when around others? It could be when you’re out in public, at a party, or even just at the office. 

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Why You Should Get Involved in a Community Group in Cheshire!

1 year ago

One of the strongest messages we try to promote at YouinMind.org is that not all mental health services are the same. We like to believe that getting involved in your local community can be just as good for your mental health as counselling or medication. 

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Taking These 4 Important Steps Will Improve Your Personal Wellbeing

1 year ago

Far too often do we underestimate the importance of our mental health. Our lives become overrun with responsibilities like work and school that we frequently forget to put ourselves first. 

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Working in Partnership with... Motherwell CIO!

1 year ago

It’s once again time to celebrate another one of our great providers, and this month we are talking about Working in Partnership with… Motherwell CIO.

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Mental Health Services You'll Find on YouinMind.org

1 year ago

Let’s be clear – medication and therapy are not the only solutions for improving ill mental health. There are plenty of other mental health services you can consider that will help boost your personal wellbeing. 

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018: Mental Health & Me

1 year ago

Today, to mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2018, our Marketing Executive Andrew Wallace has opened up about his own personal experiences with mental health.

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018: Handy Tips for Tackling Exam Stress

1 year ago

Being a student is never easy and one of the biggest challenges you’ll face in life will be your examinations. It can be very daunting, especially when your future is determined by the results you achieve.

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Mental Health Awareness Week 2018: How to Manage Your Stress at Work

1 year ago

The workplace can be a difficult environment and for many it can have an adverse effect on their mental health. In recent years, stress at work has been the number one factor for workplace absences. While businesses are slowly introducing mental h...

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Coronation Street Raises Male Suicide Awareness

1 year ago

Tonight, ITV’s Coronation Street will be tackling the subject of mental health after one of its male characters is found dead from suicide.

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Tackling Mental Health Stigma in the Workplace

1 year ago

One of the biggest goals we want to achieve at You in Mind is tackling mental health stigma. There are still so many misgivings about what it means to have ill mental health and these stigmas can have an adverse effect on those facing conditions such as depression, anxiety and more.

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Try Expressive Writing for Your Wellbeing!

1 year ago

A lot of people take up expressive writing as an exercise to improve their wellbeing. Some try writing poetry or prose; others share their feelings in a journal or a blog. The written word has an empowering effect on us all and can be a great comfort for those facing mental health concerns.

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The Benefits of Exercise on Your Mental Health

1 year ago

Having an active lifestyle is always going to have a positive impact on your mental health and wellbeing. After all, exercise isn’t just about keeping your muscles and joints in top working order, but your mind as well.

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Great Ways to Combat Anxiety in Cheshire!

1 year ago

Looking to reduce your feelings of anxiety? In Cheshire, there are a lot of like-minded individuals like yourself trying to find an answer to their worries.

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Mental Health Matters in School

1 year ago

We understand the importance of improving mental health matters at school. And we believe that it is down to education – knowing what mental health is, knowing who to turn to, and knowing that support is available.

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Mental Health Concerns Faced by LGBTQ Youth

1 year ago

For most of us, the feeling of acceptance is an important part of life. Nobody wants to feel left out or looked down upon by others. Nobody wishes to feel that they are odd or don’t belong in society. Nobody wants to feel less than others. 

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Music for the Mind

1 year ago

I have to admit, music is one of my favourite ways to relax at home. Nothing like Spotify blaring through the house to get me in a good mood. 

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YouinMind.org is the sticky bit in the middle…

1 year ago
The news that Prince Harry & Prince Williams’ mental health charity heads together is investing in a new tech start up to help people... Read more »

What’s the difference between a Directory of services and organisations?

2 years ago
We often hear NHS CCG’s say the phrase “Oh we are working on a list of services at the moment” but when that becomes a reality, what we see is a list of organisations. So what’s the difference? Why is a list of services so p... Read more »