Day: 10 January 2022

the recovery education centre

Recovery Education Centre

Don’t miss out on this great service! You can access the REC webpage by visitinghttps://www.dorsethealthcare.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/our-services-hospitals/RECHere you can find out more about services and access podcasts,worksheets, videos and the online registration form. Webinars on Anxiety, Exploring Emotions, Self-compassion, Recovery, Depression, Early Warning Signs in January Strengths, Self-management, Managing moods, Unusual Experiences, Sleep, Self-Compassion, Values, Depression, Bipolar, …

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Anti-depressants in the news

https://www.mentalhealthtoday.co.uk/news/anti-depressants/weighing-up-the-necessity-and-role-of-antidepressants-in-treatment I was concerned to read recent reports in the National newspapers and on social media about a study on anti-depressants just published by UCL. The study is a good one but the headlines and to a certain extent the reports were not. This article about that study should be read by anyone scared about …

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Healthwatch Dorset Film – “Mental health – it’s OK to talk”

Public voting is now open for the Charity Film Awards and Healthwatch Dorset’s, Mental health – it’s OK to talk, has been nominated. The film was released on World Mental Health Day last year. It features Healthwatch Dorset volunteers sharing their mental health stories to raise awareness of the challenges people face and the support that …

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NHS YOUTH FORUM – DIGITAL MH SURVEY

What works? What doesn’t? What next? https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc7xWnLji_dgn-z7EE6-aY36dfXZYXeRax-fRbqf_5jU4rLSg/viewform?fbzx=-8486013875174224020 Members of the NHS Youth Forum are currently conducting a project about young people’s experiences of mental health services. They say “we are all very passionate about improving the way mental health support is delivered to young people across the country, and we need your help!” If you …

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Feeling Lonely?

https://www.nhs.uk/mental-health/feelings-symptoms-behaviours/feelings-and-symptoms/feeling-lonely/ Why not explore some of the information and advice on this page? There are some useful bits and pieces and a link to a “mood assessment” if you aren’t sure how you feel.