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Coping with change – Samaritans

When you go off to sixth form, college or uni, or look for a job, it’s common to feel a bit lost and lonely. So it’s good to have some ideas about how you’ll look after yourself. With special thanks to Samaritans of Blackburn with Darwen, Hyndburn and Ribble Valley, who funded this animation. _ …
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What is depression? | Helen M. Farrell | TedTalk

Depression is the leading cause of disability in the world; in the United States, close to ten percent of adults struggle with the disease. But because it’s a mental illness, it can be a lot harder to understand than, say, high cholesterol. Helen M. Farrell examines the symptoms and treatments of depression, and gives some …
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St Patrick’s Mental Health -Walk in my Shoes: Mind Your Mind | Short Film Competition Runner-Up | John the Baptist Community School, Limerick

Runner-up in the 2020/21 Frame of Mind short film competition went to John the Baptist Community School in County Limerick. Frame of Mind celebrates film as a means to creatively challenge mental health stigma or highlight a positive health message. Find out more at walkinmyshoes.ie/campaigns/frame-of-mind
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St Patrick’s Mental Health -Walk in my Shoes: Wellness and the ‘New Workplace’| Employee Wellbeing and Mental Health Supports

Whether you are back in the office, working remotely, or parenting from work, the impact of COVID-19 means that working life has undergone a dramatic transformation in a short space of time. Watch back as Chief Executive Officer of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services (SPMHS), Paul Gilligan; SPMHS’ Advocacy Manager and registered occupational therapist, Louise …
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St Patrick’s Mental Health- Walk in My Shoes: Notice 5 Things

This exercise will help you slow down and engage with what is happening around you.
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St Patrick’s Mental Health- Walk in My Shoes: Leaves on a Stream

This exercise will help you notice your thoughts and then let them go.
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COVID-19 and Mental Health

The current challenges brought about by COVID-19 for people all around the globe have caused fear, anxiety, and uncertainty for so many of us. It’s important to understand you are not alone in how you are feeling right now, and there are practical, healthy ways to help cope with these emotions. Expand the description to …
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Grow Mental Health | Step 8 – 12 Steps of Recovery & Growth

In this fascinating workshop delivered by Regional Chairperson of Grow Mental Health, Gertrude Howley, we learn the importance of Step 8, ‘We learned to think by reason rather by feelings and imagination.’
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Grow Mental Health | Step 7 – 12 Steps of Recovery & Growth

Seasoned Grower, Rob Stephen, explores how he overcame shyness and maintained his mental health with exercise in Step 7 of this series on the 12 Steps of Recovery & Growth- ‘We took care and control of our bodies’.
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What to Expect in Art Therapy

Art Therapy is a supportive and beneficial therapy that can help people process their thoughts and emotions around their cancer experience. Research shows that Art Therapy can help reduce symptoms related to pain and anxiety in patients with cancer. Please watch this video to learn more about the benefits of Art Therapy. To learn more …
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5 Mindfulness Exercises for Kids

Here are 5 easy and practical mindfulness techniques kids from the age of 5+ can use to self-regulate, calm down, tune into their listening and sharpen concentration. Each one is taken from a Zen Den – our longer mindfulness video series which is here on this handy playlist – https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list… 🌈 All our videos are …
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