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Teaching menstrual health to be compulsory in schools by 2020

Sex education has been compulsory in England since 2017, but there has been a public consultation about what should be on the curriculum. As a result of this by 2020 it will be compulsory...

Hospital Admission On The Rise For Self-Harm in Children

Recent NHS figures reveal that 3,988 youngsters between the ages of nine and seventeen were taken to hospital last year with self-harm injuries. This figure has risen dramatically since 2011 when it was 1,725...

Financial Stress and Struggles

What is financial stress and what causes it?             Financial stress usually arises when a person is struggling with their finances and finds it difficult to cope. When a person is stressed financially, they may...
Concert Crowd

Suzanne’s Concert Experience

Suzanne’s daughter B has autism and loves Linkin Park. This is Suzanne’s letter to the O2 after they attended a concert there. Dear O2, Last night I brought my 15 year old daughter to see Linkin...
Pizza

Suzanne’s Power of Pizza

The Power of Pizza! Thought you would like to hear about my daughter who had multiple food intolerance as soon as we tried to wean her. This made her additionally restricted and nervous of food....
Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

What is Chronic Pain?             Everyone experiences pain at one point or another. While it is normal to feel pain if you are sore after an injury, operation, or hard workout, it is not normal...
Stress

Stress

What is stress? Stress involves mental and emotional tension or strain that results from pressures in daily life. While stress is a part of life, sometimes too much stress can cause a person...
Substance Use and Addiction

Substance Use and Addiction

What is Substance Use and Addiction? When the weight of stress becomes too much, people sometimes will turn to things such as drugs or alcohol to try and cope with their problems. While substance misuse...
The Internet: How it Can Help and Hurt Your Mental Health

The Internet – How it can help and hurt your mental health

In today’s world, the use of the internet is all around us. With things like social media and online gaming easily available at the palm of our hands, many of us are connected to...
Top 5 Health Benefits of Yoga

The Health Benefits of Yoga

Top 5 Health Benefits of Yoga What is yoga? Yoga is a low-impact form of exercise that involves the use of meditation, controlled breathing, and postures to achieve improved flexibility, better health, and relaxation. ...