How To Cope When We Feel Overwhelmed
Stigma and experiences of abuse stopped me from speaking out about my mental health
From Childhood Pain to Empowerment
Celebrating differences: World Mental Health Day 2020 toolkit : Mentally Healthy Schools
Facebook Introduces Mental Health Resource Hub
How to Set Limits When People Demand Too Much of You
What is psychological first aid and how do i practice it?
October Mental Health Awareness Events
Many Survivors of abuse struggle with depression for years. I hope by highlighting some information about the disease and those who suffer from it, you’ll take away some hope. It is no question that the doctor Hugh Laurie plays on the medical drama House is almost always dark and brooding (despite, of course, the constant…
I have managed to be somewhat successful by society’s standard. I am also a survivor of childhood sexual abuse. To assume that must mean I wasn’t that hurt by it, is to tell me that you know nothing of my life, or the lives of thousands of other men like me. Is it any wonder so many don’t come forward and talk about it?
But, as the article below points out, there are too many men in pain, with nowhere to go, for us to not talk about it. They deserve better.
One event that we didn’t comment on during the height of the initial Pandemic lockdown last spring was the fact that the annual BBC Children in Need (CiN) Telethon shifted from November back to 23rd April to join forces with the Spring Telethon Comic Relief (or Sport Relief in alternate years). The initial “night” of…
It’s a common complaint when reviewing TV portrayals of child sexual abuse and adult sexual assault, that they are not realistic in terms of procedure or the emotional impact on victims. The makers of Private Practice took steps to get it right by teaming up with RAINN for a story about a soldier being raped….