What is a panic attack?

What is a panic attack?

Panic attacks are abrupt surges of intense fear or discomfort that reaches a peak within minutes. During this time at least four of the following symptoms occur: palpitations, pounding heart or accelerated heart rate sweating trembling or shaking sensations of...
Early signs of depression

Early signs of depression

It’s important to know what the early signs of depression are, so you can seek help sooner, which in turn can help you re-engage in a more meaningful life. Often a by-product of a more meaningful life is a decrease in depression symptomatology. In short, the early...
Self-Care in a Caring Role

Self-Care in a Caring Role

Who are carers? When we talk about ‘carers’ this month, we are referring to people who provide unpaid care and support to someone with a mental health condition, typically a family member or a friend. This may include help with everyday tasks, such as administering...