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People With Mental Illness Reveal What They Wish People Who Aren’t Mentally Ill Would Understand

People who don’t have a mental illness may not know what it feels like to have depression or anxiety, but that doesn’t mean they can’t try to understand it.  Understanding and empathy helps break down stigma, but more importantly, can help us to better support loved ones and colleagues when they are struggling.  Here on…

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Sunshine Improves Mental Wellbeing, With Dark Months Linked To Emotional Distress, Study Finds

A study has shed some light on why many of us feel happiest during the summer months. According to scientists at Brigham Young University (BYU), sunshine can have a huge impact on our mental health and overall wellbeing. They found mental health distress increased among the population during times of the year with reduced hours of…

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Brittle Bone Disease Causes Mum And Twin Daughters To Break 100 Bones Between Them

A mum and her twin daughters have fractured more than 100 bones between them because of a hereditary health condition. Jill Williams and her daughters Lizzie and Anna, 21, were all born with osteogenesis imperfecta, also known as brittle bone disease, which means they regularly suffer breaks for no reason. Lizzie even lived with a broken…

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