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Anxiety and Agoraphobia when starting University

Anxiety and Agoraphobia when starting University

Reece shares his personal experiences of adapting to university life with anxiety and agoraphobia. It’s not as bad as you think it is. – Reece Beckett You’re not alone. This is the thought I would have loved to confirm in the first month of my studies when I started in 2020. The pandemic is making…

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The New Frontline:  Alternatives to Police for Mental Health Crises

The back of the van is loaded with medicines and supplies by volunteers.

After the murder of George Floyd by police officer Derek Chauvin and the subsequent protests against Black Lives Matters that shook the summer of 2020, conversations about police accountability, racial justice and calls for “police discovery” resurfaced, or the role of Unleash law enforcement agencies in responding to community emergencies, especially when it comes to…

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The challenges for Autistic people at Work, by Jane McNeice

The Challenges for Autistic People at Work, by Jane McNeice

Most adults will consider themselves very lucky if they successfully master their professional life without ever going through a time when they feel unsupported, under too many demands or other challenges. Anyone facing these issues often feels stressed out, and some develop related health conditions – mentally, physically, or both. Autistic adults are even more…

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Blue light and the emotional/mental disorders: A hazardous combination

Blue lights and mental health

W.I love electronic gadgets. Smartphones, tablets, laptops, gaming systems: we can’t seem to get enough of our screens. All well and good, except for a little blue light. And the combination with an emotional / mental disorder can be dangerous. Let’s learn why … Our friend hit the sack. But he didn’t do it alone,…

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10 things you didn’t know could be symptoms of adult ADHD

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ADHD can show up in many different ways. How many of these symptoms did you know? Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a neurological disorder that first appears in childhood and affects people’s behavior – it makes concentration difficult and sometimes impulsive and restless. Because ADHD is a developmental disorder, it is widely believed that…

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How to Handle New Symptoms of Mental Illness – My Brain’s Not Broken

How to Handle New Symptoms of Mental Illness – My Brain's Not Broken

After living with anxiety and depression for nearly a decade, I’ve gotten used to the symptoms that come along on my mental health journey, especially since my physical symptoms are showing up fairly prominently. Since my mental health has a significant impact on my physical wellbeing, it is easier to identify and adjust to my…

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