There was a man called Mr B, who came from a big family of 12; a hard working strict family where both parents were very hard working and tough people. Mr B was second but youngest in the family and was a boy who wanted to succeed in life and grow up quickly. With his [...]
Depression? – Yes, but I wouldn’t have it any other way. One of my earliest childhood memories comes from a time when my father was suffering from a deep depression. I was four years old and I remember sitting playing with a toy car, inside a psychologist’s office. My father was finally getting the help [...]
So I've been debating doing this for quite some time, I feel my views on mental health as a man were very obscured by the job I am currently in. I'm currently serving in the military but I'm not going to say which branch as I wish to remain anonymous under the fear of what [...]
Experience of real stress? Imagined stress? Loads. And the articles that I have read on this amazing site make me thankful that my imagination is safely in its box. For now. The over-riding feeling I gain from the articles is the sense of time and of behaviour. Especially time. In my experience, stress, whether it [...]
Stay-at-home mothers and fathers are more likely to suffer from mental health problems, a study by the International Longevity Centre has found. READ MORE.
As we head into the holiday season, a time that is jovial and bright for many, it is also a depressing time for some. Major depressive disorder, commonly referred to as depression, and seasonal affective disorder are real, and can peak during the winter. READ MORE.
Mental health patients are having to wait for up to two years for treatment in parts of England, figures suggest. READ MORE.
While alcohol can have a very temporary positive impact on our mood, in the long term it can cause big problems for our mental health. It’s linked to a range of issues from depression and memory loss to suicide. Read more.
Where do I start on the stress and depression? I suffered with no one to turn to. I was in a relationship many years ago that at the time seemed to be a loving one but all that changed very quickly. The girl in question I was warned off by many people but I knew [...]
I want to write this anonymously because to state openly that my workplace has made me suffer with anxiety and stress would get me into trouble. I work in an Orwellian environment. You have Snowballs and Napoleons barking orders whilst the Boxers of the farm are given more to do, or in the case of [...]