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Call us on: 07733 274 522 or 07920 501 141

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2020
One newspaper in the UK has described it as “the most important documentary of our times.” There’s no doubt – in our minds, at least – that it should be compulsory viewing. For young people, parents and adults alike. For social media users and those online, no matter their age.  For you. For us. For...
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The coronavirus experience. Good or bad? How has it been for you?  These are questions we posed on our blog a little earlier this month, the first of a two-part post looking at life in lockdown, with the focus on the problems posed for parents during the most difficult days in quarantine, with classrooms closed,...
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The coronavirus experience. Good or bad? How has it been for you? These might seem like strange questions, for at first glance, there can be few positives to be found in a pandemic. COVID-19 has impacted upon us all on a global level and, the obvious implications for health aside, lockdown has changed our lives...
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Ever thought about anxiety? Where it comes from? How it influences and affects those closest to us? Is it, for instance, genetic or a product of our environment? Should we be thinking about such things in altogether different terms? Most people, we think it’s fair to say, don’t have such thoughts or ever ask such...
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These are challenging times for many.  Children and young people with pre-existing mental health issues, are brought into sharp focus this week, following new research from YoungMinds. Having surveyed more than 2,000 under-25s with a mental health history, the charity’s findings are striking. The picture painted underlines that COVID-19 isn’t just affecting our bodies.  Increased...
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These are difficult times, for children and adults alike. Schools and colleges closed for the foreseeable future, workplaces relocated and the UK in lockdown, coronavirus (COVID-19) is having an impact on all our lives. It is unprecedented and unsettling. Our physical health might be foremost under the microscope. But don’t forget the toll that such...
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Concerned about Coronavirus (COVID-19)? You’re far from alone. It is dominating debate and discussion – the sole talking point, and the subject on everybody’s lips. On news bulletins. On social media. In the school playground. This seems certain to be the case for days, weeks and months to come. These are troubling times that are...
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  This is an unsettling time. Children and young people who are already experiencing stress and anxiety, can find it especially difficult. Our aim is to continue to provide a safe, effective and supportive mental health service whilst protecting our patients, their families, staff and our associates. We are monitoring the developing Coronavirus situation on...
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More often than not, self-harm is an issue that affects adolescent girls. The common perception is that boys don’t engage in such practices. Yet a concerning trend is beginning to emerge. No longer can self-harm be considered an issue that is exclusive to females. Far from it, in fact. This is the main finding following...
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Elections have been all the rage in the UK recently. Most have an impact on us, our work and all those who seek our support. One, however, has the greatest bearing on CPUK and mental health services in general. The election in question is the one that has commanded the fewest column inches. Rather less...
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