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World Mental Health Day 2019 … Starts at home

By |2019-10-10T09:23:18+01:00October 10th, 2019|Adult Psychiatry, Depression, Family, Stress|

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 to work, with flexible [...]

Strategy Weekend Summer 2019 – COO’s thoughts…

By |2019-10-17T10:27:07+01:00July 6th, 2019|Miscellaneous|

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 uncool hotel boardrooms and mandatory team [...]

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

By |2019-01-10T16:58:25+00:00September 29th, 2017|ADHD|

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 [...]

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

By |2019-01-10T16:58:36+00:00October 25th, 2017|Adult Psychiatry|

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 be pretty daunting. Don’t delay, [...]

Must I disclose my mental health condition to potential employers?

By |2020-04-22T16:58:06+01:00May 28th, 2017|Adult Psychiatry|

Unfortunately, even though we are talking more about mental health, the stigma still remains.  This is particularly true in the workplace. One confidential survey showed that 56% of companies said they would not hire someone with depression, even if they [...]