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How to start a conversation about men’s mental health

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For men, speaking openly about mental health can be challenging due to stigma and the pressure to be “traditionally masculine”. Discussing emotions doesn’t always come naturally. With that in mind,…

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Coping with Grief

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When someone close to us dies there is no ‘correct’ or ‘usual’ way to cope.  Each of us experiences grief differently.  It is important to understand that grief is a…

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Supporting staff experiencing long COVID: Information for Managers

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You may have staff returning to work after being unwell with COVID-19. We know that every individual’s experience of COVID-19, and their recovery from it, will be unique to them. So there’s no ‘one-size…

Self-care

Newly Qualified Staff – Looking after your wellbeing

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Congratulations! You’ve made it. As a newly qualified professional you will likely be excited about starting your new job. After studying hard, learning the ropes on placements, and getting through…

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What can I do if I don’t feel safe at home?

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If you or someone you know are experiencing domestic abuse or other forms of violence and control at home, support and services are available.   Now more than ever, it’s important for you…

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Developing self-compassion

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Working in health and social care means that we are often caring for others, sometimes to the detriment of ourselves.  To care well for others, however, we also need to…

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Understanding Resilience 

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Resilience refers to your ability to navigate through and recover from stressors you are faced with on a daily basis. Whether you can bounce back depends on the stresses you…

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Safety First – Psychological First Aid 

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Psychological First Aid (PFA) is an evidence-informed approach to help people in the immediate aftermath of a major incident. It is designed to foster adaptive functioning and coping and is…

Self-care

A change in my behaviour – avoiding reminders and people 

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When we experience something that is highly stressful or distressing, we don’t want to be reminded of it, often to the extent that we may avoid things that remind us…

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