Category Archives: Information

NEW COURSE STARTS MARCH 17TH IN EPPING

GREAT NEWS  IIn partnership with theministryofparenting.com is delighted to announce a new course for parents and carers of people who self-harm. F.L.A.S.H ( Families Learning About Self Harm )  Book your place soon or pass on this information to anyone … Continue reading

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Tweenagers and Pornography

Sometimes self-harm is caused by shame, and teens feel they cannot talk to us about the stuff that goes on in their world. Internet pornography and sexting has become a massive pressure for our teenagers but they are not likely … Continue reading

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F.L.A.S.H.

Very excited to be travelling to Colchester next week to meet the FLASH team and spend time studying with them. If you live in the Colchester area and are affected by self-harm in your family, do check out this important … Continue reading

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EWMHS in Essex

Sometimes parents of those who self harm feel under intense pressure to go along with the professionals’ referral programmes, which quite often leads to non- compliance from their children. At a recent NELFT meeting I was pleased to hear that … Continue reading

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School Pressures Cause Self Harm….

We have been trying to address this issue for too long now. Parents please let your child know that they are valuable to you no matter what their exam results are. Don’t let them be harassed by a system that … Continue reading

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Coping With Stress

Stressheads App Stressheads is a free mobile app launched by Youthnet to help young people cope with stress.  It is a mobile “stress relief tool” and provides young people with: Distractions to avoid stress Stress Management ideas to take control … Continue reading

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Stay Informed. Stay relevant

A message to all Mums with teenage girls. Our daughters feel we worry about the wrong issues. Do we ? Check it out here…. http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/aug/24/teenage-girls-mental-health-overlooked-parents-survey?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other

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Beyond The Scales – Guest Blog by Emma Scrivener

Originally posted on ThinkTwice:
Eating disorders are about more than just weight. They’re about control, perfectionism, boundaries, families and emotions. They represent a way of thinking and relating, both to yourself and to others. Recovery therefore, isn’t just a matter…

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5 Ways to Support Someone With Mental Illness – Guest Blog by Al Ronberg

  5 Ways to Support Someone With Mental Illness – Guest Blog by Al Ronberg.

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Girls talk about girls’ attitudes

http://new.girlguiding.org.uk/latest-updates/making-a-difference/girls-attitudes-survey-2015

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