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2013
Its the most wonderful time of the year. For some people, that is. It might be December but it’s important to remember that not everyone in our midst is feeling festive right now. This can be a notoriously difficult time of the year and for myriad reasons. We don’t all wish it could be Christmas...
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‘Sometimes at night, I’d cry myself to sleep. I’d feel invisible to everyone else and I’d question why I’m here. I was getting so much hatred from everyone. I felt empty inside’. Khushal Shah was 13 when he became the victim of cyberbullies. Their tactics included setting up a fake Facebook account in Khushal’s name...
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Last month, we decided to open a Twitter account. Social media is something that we’re still experimenting with, but someone told us that, when it comes to connecting with people, this is a platform that’s hard to beat. We’re so pleased that we took the advice on board. Since joining, we’ve connected with countless organisations...
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It’s hard to believe that it’s that time already, but the half-term break is almost upon us. Autumn is an important period for anyone with an interest in the mental health and emotional wellbeing of children and young people. Once the long summer holidays have ended for another year, familiar anxieties tend to return. Going...
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Our name – Child Psychiatry UK – gives us away, rather. It underlines that, in the main, young people are our priority. It is true that children, and their psychiatric and emotional wellbeing, are chief amongst our concerns. But that doesn’t mean we’re not passionate about mental health in all forms. Today, October 10th, is...
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In time, it’s possible that we’ll look back upon the Mental Patient costume affair and consider that the retailers responsible have done our cause a significant service. Not intentionally, you understand, because at this point, motives – like judgement – remain suspect. Tesco, Asda and Amazon have made a monumental error in selling Halloween outfits...
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Our service is unique. Just like the children and young people we meet and the complex issues they’re encountering. No two assessments are the same because no two people are the same and, whilst they’re often related, all the problems that an adolescent might encounter differ in one way or another. The difference might be...
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