Help With Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia is a long-term mental health condition that can cause a wide range of psychological symptoms. This condition is often referred to by doctors as a type of psychosis.  What this means is that the person suffering from Schizophrenia is often unable to tell...

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What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?

Seasonal Affective Disorder is thought to affect around 3 in 100 people in the UK. Many people start to experience symptoms in their 20s or 30s, however, some children can also be affected.  Also known as "Winter depression", the symptoms of SAD (Seasonal Affective...

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Do You Feel Unsafe at Home?

Domestic abuse or violence can happen to anyone. Domestic abuse includes physical, sexual, and emotional abuse. It can occur between couples or between members of your family. If you are worried that someone might notice that you have visited this page please click...

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Get Together with a Cup of Tea

Are you or someone you know struggling with mental health issues? has the lockdown left you feeling somewhat out of touch with everyone? Why not get together with a cup of tea? You can even get together virtually over a cuppa.  Did you know that talking about how you...

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World Mental Health Day

We offer mental health support for Selby and surrounding areas. Why not give us a call? Our phone line is open from 7 pm – 10 pm, 365 days of the year. Call us on (01757) 642 399. If you call before our phone lines are open and we cannot answer you will be diverted to...

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Worried About COVID19? We Understand!

We are all living through uncertain times. The pandemic has caused many lives to be turned upside down. At the time of writing, we're 7 months into the pandemic but we're still unsure if life will be the same again. Many of us are feeling anxious right now, and this...

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Help with Bipolar Disorder

Bipolar Disorder is a condition which affects your mood. If you have bipolar disorder you might have experienced hypomanic or manic episodes, some psychotic symptoms and some depressive episodes.  Often referred to as "Mood states", the changes in your mood can be...

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What We Do

We offer mental health support for Selby and surrounding areas. Why not give us a call? Our phone line is open from 7 pm – 10 pm, 365 days of the year. Call us on (01757) 642 399. If you call before our phone lines are open and we cannot answer you will be diverted to...

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Help With Depression

Most of us feel a little down from time to time, however, we tend to feel better a short while later. If you feel down most or all of the time, you could be depressed.  Not everyone thinks that depression is real. They may think that you can simply pull yourself...

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Help with Anxiety

Everyone can feel anxious from time to time. In fact, anxiety is a normal response and in some cases, it can even save our lives. However, anxiety can become a problem if it has an impact on your daily life.  Anxiety can be a problem if you: Find it hard to go about...

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Are You Getting the Support You Need?

Whether you are getting support from your doctor, your friends or online, you need to make sure you're getting the support you need.  There is support out there, however, it's not always clear how much help you should be getting.  We offer mental health support for...

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A Poem by One of Our Team About Mental Health

(Trigger warning) IF I HAD NO ARMS You would help me open the door You would help me to cook You would help me to wash You would help me to clean If I had no arms IF I HAD NO ARMS You would help me to cut my lawn You would help me to plant some flowers You would help...

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Where You Can Find Mental Health Support

Mental health support for Selby and the surrounding areas If you are looking for mental health support you'll be pleased to know there are a lot of communities, groups, and charities who can help you.  However, it's not always easy knowing where to start looking. One...

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Talking to Your Doctor

Mental health support for Selby and the surrounding areas Talking to your doctor about your mental health might not seem easy. We're all used to talking about our physical health, but mental health seems to be a trickier subject.  However, you don't need to worry....

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Getting The Help You Need

Mental health support for Selby and the surrounding areas If you have mental health issues you can ask for help. When you ask for help you're taking the very first step towards becoming and staying well. You might not know who to turn to and you could be tempted to...

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Admitting That You’re Struggling with Mental Health

Mental health support for Selby and the surrounding areas Mental health problems can creep up on you, usually starting with small changes in your feelings, behaviour and thoughts. Affecting 25% of people at any time in their life, many choose to ask for help so they...

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Where do we start?

This blog is written by me. I'm intending to write to you, just like we were sat at my old kitchen table. I would have made you a decent cup of Yorkshire tea, you know the sort. Not quite a builder's brew or creosote, but definitely the sort of tea that will cure what...

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Welcome to our blog

So here's the rub... The things I want to be writing about is what we are doing for mental health in the Selby district. How we're working to support others, not just our mission and goals and all that other business stuff... Like blue clouds and envelope pushing....

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