Art therapy has a “clear effect” on severe depression, helping some people to get back to work after time off, new research suggests.
Art therapy has a “clear effect” on severe depression, helping some people to get back to work after time off, new research
"You are lying down, face on the floor, you can't hear, you can't see and it is really, really scary." Pamela* experienced
My demon is really not nice - hence the name. He does enjoy tormenting me, ridiculing me and reminding me of all the awful things that have happened in my past. He convinces me that I am a terrible person.
10am on the 13th December 2012 was a life changing moment; I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. My initial response was of anger; that it had taken until I was twenty seven to finally have a diagnosis.
'I lost my job within the hour.'
A total of 300,000 people with a long term mental health condition lose their jobs each year, according to a Government-commissioned
'You never know what demons they’re battling beyond their exterior.'
People can get sad about summer coming to an end, with the return of school, the end of beach days and long summer evenings. But, what happens when this sadness turns to something more? 'Seasonal affective disorder' (SAD), also known as 'winter depression' affects approximately 1 in 15 people according to the NHS.