Mental Health

Can cognitive behavioural therapy really change our brains?

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) is a type of talking therapy that's used to treat a wide range of mental health problems, from depression and eating disorders to phobias and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It recommends looking at ourselves in a different way that might prove useful for all of us in everyday life. But what happens to our brains when we have CBT?

Directory of Mental Health Services in Wolverhampton

This Directory has been collated and designed by the Positive Action for Mental Health group members (PA4MH) in collaboration with the Joint Commissioning Unit. The Directory consists of two parts. Part 1 provides information about services for adults from the ages of 18 and Part 2 focuses on services for those under the ages of 18.

Loneliness is deadlier than obesity

By JESSICA OLIEN

Carewell

Carewell was created by Bupa and Carers UK in February 2012, with lots of help and input from carers across the UK. We both believe that people like you, who provide care, are invaluable to UK society. We also know that too often carers lack the support they need to make sure their own health doesn’t suffer as a result of providing care.

How to Deal With Loneliness

People feel lonely for a number of reasons, including simple social awkwardness and intentional isolation. Everyone experiences loneliness. Luckily, though, there are a number of ways to overcome it.

The Loneliness Quiz

The Loneliness Quiz.  Take your time and answer truthfully for the most accurate results.

Guide to Mental Health & Debt

Factsheet from Money Saving Expert.com; help, information, guidance and support for individuals and carers.

Mood self-assessment: Could I be depressed?

Mental health problems affect one in four people in England each year, with depression and anxiety among the most widespread issues.

Find out if you should be seeking help by answering a few short questions.

Preventing Suicide in England: A Cross-Government Outcomes Strategy to Save Lives

Launced by the Department of Health on World Suicide Prevention Day, September 10th 2012. The new strategy will focus on supporting bereaved families and preventing suicide amongst at risk groups.

Sane

SANE is a leading UK mental health charity. It works to improve quality of life for anyone affected by mental illness. Example of content: Depression factsheet.

Time to Change

Advocacy organisation devoted to ending mental health stigma and discrimination.