Is there a crisis in mental health in Scotland?


Figures out in the last few weeks have shown that the NHS spent more than £3,000,000 extra on prescriptions for…


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A very 21st century addiction


It isn't a problem - everybody does it There is an addiction that dare not speak its name. While it has its roots in…


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anxiety

Anxiety – a problem?


In the same way that the disease of the 1980s was stress, recent years have seen an increase in the number of anxiety…


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Choose your therapist wisely


Counselling has been shown to be an effective treatment for those suffering mental illness and emotional difficulties.…


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Anti depressants in Scotland


It seems that in Scotland the rate of prescribing anti depressants continues to grow. Now more than 10% are on…


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Suicide Prevention day


Saturday is World Suicide Prevention day. Suicide is something that we seem to be scared of talking about, almost as if…


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You don’t need to be crazy to see a counsellor


It’s often hard to go and see a counsellor to admit something is wrong, because it says something about you. Many…


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