Tag Archives: children

@JeansforGenes 2013

Posted on by MyMind Admin

  Did you know that 1:25 children in the UK has a genetic disorder that makes life very difficult? You can make a difference on Friday 20th September.   Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust’s (CWP) Child and Adolescent Mental …

OCD and children, as described by Ellie Donnelly

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Mymind.org.uk would like to thank Ellie Donnelly, CBT (Cognitive Behaviour Therapist) for giving permission to reproduce her words.  Ellie is founder and Head Therapist at Daisy Retreat, in Bali, and her advice is detailed below: “Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or OCD is …

Trans teens

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  Some young people  identify themselves as trans; but what does that mean?  ‘Trans’ means different things to different people. It is a term that can be used when someone is transgender; when there is a mismatch between your physical sex (i.e. your sexual organs) and …

Our response to the Francis Report

Posted on by S.Guthrie

You may have read recently about an investigation into complaints and poor treatment of patients who attended a hospital in Mid Staffordshire.  The report is called the Francis report. Robert Francis QC, Chairman of the inquiry, made a number of …

Max investigates ………World Mental Health Day

Posted on by C.Evans

Hi Max here! I am the roving reporter for CAMHS and LD CAMHS.  A few months ago I told you all about how to let us know what you felt about CAMHS and LD CAMHS.   Today I am reporting back …

What is self-harm?

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Self-harm is when someone hurts themselves in some way on purpose.  This may be something like: cutting burning scalding banging or scratching their body breaking bones hair pulling swallowing things that can make you ill Some people self-harm for many reasons,  …

What is self-harm?

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The phrase self harm is used to describe a range of things that people do to themselves in a deliberate and sometimes hidden way. It can involve: cutting burning scalding banging or scratching ones’ own body breaking bones hair pulling swallowing …