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5 Quick Ways to Calm Anxiety at Work

By Margarita Tartakovsky, Psych Central
If you struggle with anxiety, you may find it especially tough to get things done at work.
 
“Anxiety can be debilitating on its own, but in the workplace, it can be magnified immensely,” said Jennifer Hope, LCPC, a therapist who specializes in treating anxiety.
 
With its often-fast pace and mounting demands, work can spike stress. One of Hope’s clients, who has generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), feels anxious most of the time and in most situations. When her anxiety is severe, she has a hard time completing any task. She’ll reread the same line in an

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25 | 07 | 2014
NHS treats mental health as 'second-class service'

By Denis Campbell, The Guardian

Shadow public health minister says figures show 67% of clinical commissioning groups spend less than 10% of budget on mental health

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25 | 07 | 2014
Darius Boyd admitted to mental health clinic

By Australian Associated Press, The Guardian
Newcastle Knights player Darius Boyd has been granted indefinite leave from the NRL to seek treatment

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23 | 07 | 2014
6 Steps for Managing Fear and Anxiety

By Alex A. Kecskes, Care2
We’ve all experienced pangs of fear and anxiety. Whether it’s blowing that big job interview, worrying about lab test results from your

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23 | 07 | 2014
DNA hope on schizophrenia: Research breakthrough points at over 100 genes

By Steve Connor, Science Editor, The Independent
 
The largest study ever undertaken into the genetic basis of mental illnesses has found more than

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22 | 07 | 2014
Do you need a mental health first aider in the office?

By Charlotte Walker, BBC News, BBC Ouch. 
 
Charlotte Walker trains people to be the go-to person in the office if someone gets badly stressed

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22 | 07 | 2014
Sam tackles San Fran Marathon for mental health!

Superstar runner Sam Brinnand has set himself the challenge of completing his first marathon in San Francisco this weekend, in order to raise vital funds and awareness for mental

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22 | 07 | 2014
Debbie Lovewell-Tuck: Mental health support should be applauded

 
Debbie Lovewell-Tuck, Deputy Editor, Employee Benefits
Tweet: @DebbieLovewell
 
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21 | 07 | 2014
Former German footballer Andreas Biermann has died by suicide after battle with depression

By Aaron Flanagan, The Mirror
The 33-year-old, who started at Hertha Berlin, wrote a book about tackling depression in football but died yesterday.

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21 | 07 | 2014
The goverment's mental health scheme is a failed experiment

From letters on the Telegraph
 
SIR – You

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21 | 07 | 2014
1 in 10 wait a year for mental health treatment

Edinburgh News
ONE in ten mentally ill patients are being forced to wait more than a year for counselling, amid claims excessive delays are making the problem

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18 | 07 | 2014