Mental Health Challenges


Understanding emotional pain


Depression

Introduction

Depression treatments

Difference between Depression and Sadness


Anxiety

Anxiety - how it can become a problem

Anxiety - Marie's Story

Worrying and Rumination


Self Harm

Dealing with urges to Self Harm

What to do if someone confides in you

Concerns about someone

Ten Warning Signs


Suicide

Suicide myths debunked

What to do if you are having suicidal thoughts

Understanding Suicide

Recognising the Signs

What to do if someone you know is suicidal

Dealing with loss and bereavement through Suicide


In the event of an emergency

If you need to talk to someone, we encourage you to identify a telephone helpline that you can contact for confidential, non-judgemental support.

If you, or someone you know, is at imminent risk of suicide or self-harm, you should make contact immediately with one of the following:

Most helplines will provide a listening service, give information and advice, provide emotional support and point you in the direction of other services. They are often free-phone services which are staffed by trained volunteers or employees.

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