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Study confirms that antidepressants do work

A post from our Project Co-ordinator Pete Love them or hate them, there is no denying antidepressants work. In a wide meta-analysis of previously conducted studies and research, scientists have confirmed that the drugs do work. And some types are shown to be more effective than others. I started by saying “love them or hate […]

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Thank You To All Our Community Correspondents

As the year draws to a close we had our final correspondents meeting of 2017. It really was more a pre-Christmas party thought. We met some new faces, ate mince pies, pulled Christmas crackers, read out the daft jokes (wondered about frog themed prizes), and had a Christmas quiz. It was a lot of fun […]

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Taking the risk of being happy: a pessimistic Scot’s approach

A post from our Project Manager @rosiehopes My brother-in-law had a 1000 to one gambling win this week. Twenty grand, right before Christmas. Great news, isn’t it? Well, you’d think so, but when I contacted my sister to congratulate her, she wasn’t ready to celebrate. “I don’t like it,” she said. “Something bad will happen.” […]

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6 Practical Self-Care Tips

Last week was NHS Self-Care week (Nov 13-19). We were encouraged to stop and take some time to think about our health and wellbeing. The NHS provided a bunch of great resources to help with things including losing weight, cutting down on alcohol, stopping smoking, and making most of your pharmacist. All these guides are […]

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Talking about Recovery: peer-led networks in Glasgow

Our friends at the Scottish Recovery Network (SRN) and the Greater Glasgow Mental Health Network (MHNGG) want to establish resilient, sustainable and peer-led recovery networks across Glasgow and surrounding areas. They need your help to do this. They’re holding a series of conversation cafe events for people who are interested in promoting good mental health, […]

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