Abuse Abuse is not normal and never ok. There are different forms of abuse, but if your relationship leaves you feeling scared, intimidated or controlled, it’s possible you’re in an abusive relationship.
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Anger And Frustration Anger and frustration are powerful emotions and feeling angry is part of being human. Sometimes, excessive anger can also be a symptom of some mental health problems.
Anxiety Anxiety is a type of fear usually associated with the thought of a threat or something going wrong in the future, but can also arise from something happening right now.
Bereavement If you have experienced the death of someone who was very important to you, you might be finding it very difficult to adjust to the immense changes happening in your life.
Depression Depression is a common mental disorder that causes people to experience depressed mood, loss of interest or pleasure, feelings of guilt or low self-worth, disturbed sleep or appetite, low energy, and poor concentration.
Insomnia Sleep is not just 'time out' from our busy routine. Most of us need to sleep well to help our bodies recover from the day and to allow healing to take place.
Panic Attacks Someone having a panic attack experiences a sudden and intense sensation of fear. They may feel they have lost control and feel desperate to get out of the situation that has triggered their anxiety.
Phobias Phobias are particular fears that are out of proportion to real dangers. It’s possible to develop a phobia to almost any situation or thing, but the most common include:
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a reaction to exposure to very stressful and traumatising events. People experience flashbacks, panic attacks and other acute symptoms.
Self-esteem We use the phrase self-esteem to talk about the beliefs you have about yourself – what you think about the type of person you are, your abilities, the positive and negative things about you and what you expect for your future.
Sleep Problems Sleep is not just 'time out' from our busy routine. Most of us need to sleep well to help our bodies recover from the day and to allow healing to take place.
Stress Stress can be defined as the way you feel when you’re under abnormal pressure. All sorts of situations can cause stress. The most common involve work, money matters, familes and relationships.
Substance Misuse Substance misuse abuse covers misuse of a range of mind altering substances. It can have a severe impact on your functioning as well as your physical health.
Suicidal Thoughts More than 55,000 people end their own lives in the European Union each year. In England, that figure is 4,722 - that's one death every two hours - and at least 10 times that number attempt suicide.