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Why Christmas Isn’t for Everyone

Christmas can bring increased pressures on families and make other difficulties more heightened. In contrast to the adverts at this time of year, for some it’s a sensory bombardment, or a stressful build-up, or a confusing time of conflicting beliefs.

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Movember: Men’s mental health 

Research shows that men are less likely to access therapy or confide in friends or family about mental health. An introduction on how to get past taboos and continue the important conversation that has begun to emerge about men’s mental health.

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How to help your teenager with exam stress

Exam time can be full of stress and it can be hard to know how to support your teenager through these pressures. Some young people will struggle with anxieties about how to perform well, while others will deal with the stress through avoidance. What can you do to help your child during this challenging time?

Talking to your child about difference

What should you say to your children and about ‘big’ topics such as race, difference, equality? Sometimes if can feel like children are too young to consider the inequalities of the world and the topics too weighty to address. But there are rich opportunities for important learning – so how can we approach these conversations?

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