World Mental Health Day 2019 … Starts at home

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This is not one of those Mental Health day posts that sings and dances about the wonderful service we provide. We do enough of that on #feedbackfriday*. We are a remote business. There is no commute t...

Coercive Control

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It was in the news recently that the adult son of Sally Challen managed to have his mother’s case reviewed. After lengthy consideration she was released from prison. She was serving a life sentence fo...

Strategy Weekend Summer 2019 – COO’s thoughts…

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At the end of June, various members of the team met up for a weekend of strategy, well being and relaxation. You see, here at Psychiatry-UK, we can’t stand the corporate retreat clichés of uncoo...

Patient story: ‘My ADHD life – before and after diagnosis’

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On Monday the first of August 1977, between six and seven in the morning, I popped out into the world. I was a month early. This, it turns out, was one of the few times I’ve ever been early for anythi...

Talking to your GP about your mental health (what to expect)

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We’re all used to going to talk to our GPs about even the most embarrassing of physical conditions, but if you’ve never talked to your GP about your mental health, having that initial conversation can...

Mental Health Awareness Week 2017

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This week marks the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week 2017. The stigma attached to mental illnesses is often the reason why people suffer in silence. This week is aimed at raising awareness of me...

Anxiety Explained

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What is anxiety? Anxiety problems are the commonest mental health disorders, with some surveys showing that a third of people suffer with anxiety at some point in their lives. Anxiety is a feeling of...

Are you a blue gene baby?

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      Would you like to be one of the first people in the UK to receive a genetic analysis to determine which medication is best suited to YOU for your depression? FREE FOR THE FIRST 5...