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Take a look at these tips to try and win victory over that bad habit.  Attack them at their weakest point!  






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A new study suggests that people suffering from depression have a difficult time distinguishing between negative emotions.  






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A recent study suggests the suicide rate in the U.S. Army now exceeds the rate in the general population, and psychiatric admission is now the most common reason for hospitalisation in the Army.






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I read an interesting article recently on Mental Health Today.  A recent report from the London School of Economics suggests the NHS in England is failing millions of adults and hundreds of thousands of children with common mental health problems such as anxiety and depression.      






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Fascinating article in the Huffington Post recently discussing how young people who have experienced trauma are extraordinarily resilient.  Their ability to recover from traumatic events is nothing short of remarkable.  






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With children returning to school this week take a look at this interesting article to see how anxiety levels in some children rise.      






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Here is an article published by the Mail OnLine looking at how prescriptions for anxiety drugs are soaring.  It makes a fascinating read.  






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Here is an article I wrote recently for The Spectator’s ‘Coffee House’.  Read about the ‘implementation framework’ for the Government’s Mental Health Strategy published by Nick Clegg.    






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How I lost my mind and found my soul

When Benjamin Fry, a father of five, had a mental breakdown his skills as a psychotherapist were of no use. He explains how he recovered. One cold November morning in 2009 I woke, as usual, in the dark, shaking. I lay there, exhausted, trying in vain to talk myself out of my state of unmanageable …






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GetStable.Org

I have started a new initiative in response to emerging government policy in social welfare provision. I hope this will provide an opportunity for more trained therapists and practitioners to play an active role in helping those in need. We have a workforce of trained therapists in the UK who don’t have enough work and …






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