Tories admit PIP assessments are a meaningless charade


The Tories have just admitted that the assessments for PIP are meaningless and nothing more than a charade. MP George Freeman the head of the Number 10 Policy Board has just admitted this today on …

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PM to unveil measures to improve mental healthcare | DisabledGo News and Blog


Theresa May to pledge more help for people with depression and moves to reduce number of suicides Theresa May is set to announce major government action to improve support for people struggling with mental illness, including moves to help troubled young people and reduce the number of suicides. In a rare speech on domestic policy on Monday, the prime minister will promise that the whole of government will do more to improve the care received by the one in four people every year who develop anxiety, depression or other related conditions. She will detail how employers can play a much bigger role in helping staff who are forced to take time off work as a result of mental health problems. She is also finalising plans to outline steps schools can take to better identify and help the growing number of pupils who are becoming mentally vulnerable, sometimes as a result of sexting, bullying and pressure to do well in exams. May’s move will be the climax of a concerted attempt by the prime

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Mental Health • Depression Is Happiness | Young & Twenty


Depression changes more than who you are. It changes the people around you.

Your supportive family panics.

They ask you to comfort their racing minds. They want to hear you say you’re fine and everything’s back to normal – even if they know it’s not.

Your friends don’t know you anymore.

They sigh when you pass on a night of drinking and like everyone else, they just want to pat you on the back and tell you it will blow over.

Your job is slipping from your control.

You can’t devote your hectic mind to 8 hours of concentration a day.

Source: Mental Health • Depression Is Happiness | Young & Twenty

Does your mind jump around, stay on task or get stuck? Analysis of mind-wandering studies offers new perspective on mental disorders — ScienceDaily


During downtime, some of us daydream while others might focus on a to-do list, or get stuck in a negative loop. Psychology has traditionally defined all these thought patterns as variations of “mind-wandering.”

Source: Does your mind jump around, stay on task or get stuck? Analysis of mind-wandering studies offers new perspective on mental disorders — ScienceDaily

Motherhood should be cherished


This is outrageous all these companies and the respective employees should be prosecuted under criminal law. The legal process should be supportive of women, so that actions can easily be undertaken and these discriminative practices be stopped and the respective companies be made to pay.

The Impact of Misconceptions and Stigmas on People with Mental Illnesses


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Despite of what some argue, there is clear-cut evidence that mental illnesses are diseases, no different from any other medical condition.  unfortunately the misconceptions and stigmas placed on those suffering with mental health problems, often prevent them from seeking treatment.  People are not only suffering from the syScreen Shot 2016-07-23 at 4.58.39 AMmptoms of a disorder or disease, but from societies lack of willingness to accept that mental illness is a disease as well, leaving may individuals to suffer in silence.  The stigma society places on this subject in turn, is preventing those suffering from reachin
g out to receive proper treatment, which could potentially be crucial in some cases where symptoms and conditions tend to worsen.  People with life threatening diseases such as heart disease and cancer are willing adn regularly seek treatment from doctors.  They are admitted into hospitals, and treated most often with respect and they receive adequate care.  I’ve…

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