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When my daughter was born, I was living what’s supposed to be one of life’s best moments, reliving one of my worst

Thursday 06 September 2018 / Families
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Ross suffered from postnatal depression. Read his open and honest account of living with this depression.

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"My main goal is to encourage young people to believe in themselves because there may not be anyone else in their lives doing that"

Friday 18 May 2018 / Young people, Families
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How Charlotte, Mental Health expert, is helping young people who have suffered trauma and other serious issues

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"Without the support I had, I would be 6 feet under now, or I’d be in a padded cell"

Friday 09 March 2018 / Families
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A few years ago Tina's mental health took a turn for the worst and it almost had devastating effects on her children

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Disability – it doesn’t have to be a difficult subject for your children

Thursday 07 December 2017 / Families, Disabled children and young people
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Do you feel awkward talking to your children about disability? Lizzy tells us how to speak confidently about it.

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