This coming week is Mental Health Awareness Week, and over the course of the week we will be sharing some great stories from our Tribers, more Q & A sessions from Dr Tim, plus a whole host of other activities. Visit our Facebook Page each day for chats, and follow Grace’s video diary on YouTube.
Many who suffer from mental health disorders sometimes experience guilt for not being the perfect human beings seen in adverts and on TV, and end up punishing themselves, either mentally or physically as a result. Visit the forum to find out what some of the Tribers have to say about this and how they have found help.
Researchers from the University of Melbourne have found there is a connection between diabetes and mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety and eating disorders, while a team of American scientists have discovered an association between sleepwalking and depression and anxiety. And have you ever thought about what your internet browsing habits say about your mental health?
Channel 4 is to broadcast a bold season of prime-time programming this summer challenging mental health stigma and discrimination - particularly in the workplace. Entitled, 4 Goes Mad, the season will include a two-part stripped event and documentaries presented by comedians Ruby Wax and Jon Richardson. Read more here.
Often depression is accompanied with a feeling of shame. Watch this video to find out what Professor Lewis Wolpert has to say about his severe depression and how is wife used to feel so ashamed that she would cover up his illness to friends and family.
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