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Our Head of Engagement and Developments recent visit to Northern Ireland

As the Society’s presence and reputation continues to grow in Northern Ireland, Head of Engagement and Development Faye Blackwell, made a recent visit to Belfast. She had the opportunity to meet with...

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What could suicide prevention really look like?

With thanks to our Head of Engagement and Development at NCS, Faye Blackwell, for providing this blog post. To mark World Suicide Prevention Day on 10 September, Faye was asked to share her thoughts o...

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Acceptance is key: living and working with Tourette’s Syndrome

“If you’ve met one person with Tourette’s Syndrome, then you’ve met one person with Tourette’s Syndrome” - Paul Stevenson, campaigner and activistFor Tourette’s Awareness month this year, I wanted to ...

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Becoming a Counsellor / Psychotherapist

Are you considering a vocation in counselling / psychotherapy?We've created a useful document that covers the most important things you'll need to know when planning your journey, covering topics such...

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Schools Staff Witness Increase in Pupil Anxiety, Low Self-Esteem and Depression

New figures released for Children’s Mental Health Week reveal the impact of the pandemic is still being felt in schools – with 95% of staff seeing an increase in anxiety levels among pupils Few s...

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Men's Mental Health

With thanks to Louise Leighton - MNCS Accred, for providing this blog.Why do over half of our male population, here in the UK, either not know how to, or feel they can’t ask for support? This is a que...

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Parenting in the Digital Age

With thanks to Andrea Lindsay HDIH, SQHP, S.A.C. Dip, for writing this article. We must all face the fact that we are now in a digital age. Although there may be many benefits to being born into a di...

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C-PTSD or BPD?

With thanks to Zoe Southcott - MNCS Accredited for writing this blog I am often asked about the difference between C-PTSD (Complex Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) and BPD or Borderline Personality Di...

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12 Step Recovery Programme for Addiction

With thanks to Zoe Southcott - MNCS Accredited for writing this blog I love the 12 Step fellowships as a free, ongoing, daily, peer-led resource that can help you to recover and remain well. Where ap...

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