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Boost your happiness, reduce stress & be inspired everyday

No matter where you are in the world, your age, race or gender, everyone experiences mental health problems.

39 per cent of adults aged 16-74 with conditions such as anxiety or depression, surveyed in England by The NHS Information Centre for health and social care, were accessing mental health treatment, in 2014. This figure has increased from one in four (24 per cent) since the last survey was carried out in 2007

Overall, around one in six adults (17 per cent) surveyed in England met the criteria for a common mental disorder (CMD) in 2014.

Women were more likely than men to have reported CMD symptoms. One in five women (19 per cent) had reported CMD symptoms, compared with one in eight men (12 per cent). Women were also more likely than men to report severe symptoms of CMD - 10 per cent of women surveyed reported severe symptoms compared to 6 per cent of men.

Approximately 1 in 6 people (17 per cent) surveyed in England met the criteria for a common mental disorder,

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Q . What is mental health ?

Q . Who is most affected ?

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Q . Most common mental health issues ?

(Depression and Anxiety)

Q . 5 ways to identify them ?

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Q . 5 ways to boost your happiness and reduce stress ?

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Q . How to help others ?

Throughout the whole month of July, we are increasing the donation

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In the whole month of July, Design Giving will be increasing our donation for each magazine sale to 25%.

Never felt more strongly

I do belivee thinking positively from every situation.

Our mental state impacts on everything we do, think and feel.

Its the most important thing to take care of.

By looking after yourself, youre in a better state to help others

I belivee our mind has the power to change what we do, think and feel.

When I’ve experienced low mental health, its amazing how fast it can impact on your whole life.

And before youknow it, you’ve gotten into a situation its hard to take yourself out of.

Stress, family, finances, all contribute to your mental state, and wihtout being aware of the symptoms you can soon find yourself a very low place.

Type of mental health problems:

  1. Stress – Explains what stress is, what might cause it and how it can affect you. Includes information about ways you can help yourself and how to get support.

  2. Sleep problems

    Explains insomnia and other sleep problems, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.

  3. Self-esteem

    Explains how to increase your self-esteem, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.

  4. Anxiety and panic attacks

    Explains anxiety and panic attacks, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.

    Explains what panic attacks are, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.

  5. Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

    Explains obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.

  6. Loneliness

    Explains loneliness, giving practical suggestions for what you can do and where you can go for support.

  7. Eating problems

    Explains eating problems, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.

  8. Depression

    Explains depression, including possible causes and how you can access treatment and support. Includes tips for helping yourself, and guidance for friends and family.

Everyday actions you can take:

  1. Meditation – Alone Headspace

  2. Friends and Family – Together

  3. Talk – sharing a problem

  4. Give – Helping others makes you feel amazing!

  5. Fitness –

  6. Eating well –

  7. Work

  8. Play