Music, TV and Computer Games

I joined a gym recently (that in itself is a revelation trust me!). As I was jogging away, I was listening to a podcast on my iPhone. I do this because I don’t always like to listen to the music that is blaring in the gym. However I[…]

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Helping SAD Children and Teenagers (Stressed, Anxious and Depressed)

Stress, Anxiety and Depression are the biggest mental heath issues for children and teenagers. For some the effects of these problems can be so acute and isolating, that suicidal thoughts take hold. For the first time, statistics on suicide victims in the UK have changed. Previously, males in[…]

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Helping Children and Young People Tackle Depression

Amongst stress and anxiety, depression in children is one of the top mental health conditions that young people face. Depression is an extreme feeling of hopelessness, sadness and lack of self esteem. Everyone feels sad sometimes, but when a child is depressed, the sadness or low feelings are[…]

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Selective Mutism

Something I encountered for the first time many years ago (but didn’t have a “label” for yet) is selective mutism. The symptoms of this are characterised when a child who has an ability to communicate verbally does not. Often the child will have to be coaxed and encouraged[…]

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