Men’s emotional health

Men often experience emotional distress differently to some women. Many people think that feeling sad or tearful is the main sign of depression but often this is not the case. Feeling angry, frustrated, having regular headaches, muscle pains or digestive problems are all common symptoms of low mood and for men, that’s often what they […]

HIV

Having HIV not only has an impact on your physical health, but can also affect your emotional & mental health. People can experience a variety of emotional difficulties or mental health problems after being diagnosed with HIV, such as feeling angry, feeling scared or having suicidal thoughts. Depression and anxiety are the most common mental […]

Diabetes

There are many issues that people with diabetes have to deal with. People often worry about the self-care regime; resent the pain and monitoring of blood glucose and can feel angry, scared, guilty or anxious. People with diabetes are twice as likely to experience depression as people without diabetes. Anxiety and eating disorders are also […]

Emotional Health for Carer’s

A carer is someone of any age who provides unpaid support to family or friends who could not manage without this help due to a physical or mental health condition. Many carers feel a need to put on a ‘brave face’. It can feel that your difficulties are ‘nothing’ compared to that of the person […]

Anger and frustration

Anger can be caused by many different things. It can be due to feeling upset, sad, low, stressed, tired, hungry or pain. It can also be due to feeling undervalued, misunderstood, threatened or out of control. Anger can be caused by external factors that are out of our control (e.g. inconsiderate driving), or internal factors […]