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DEPRESSION & Suicide

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My experience of depression

(2020) by Andrew Perry. I am part of the problem of the stigma around mental health. I haven't written about my experience of depression before but have worked in mental health for twenty years.

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'I had a black dog' & 'Living with a black dog'

(2008) both by Matthew & Ainslie Johnstone. Gentle and moving animated explanations of depression. 

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Depression the secret we share 

(2013) by Andrew Soloman. Compelling account of the lived experience of depression. Suggests 'our needs are our greatest assets.'

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This could be why you're depressed or anxious

(2019) Ted talk by Johann Hari. The social psychology of depression and anxiety.

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The Red Tree

(2019) by Shaun Tan. 'I need not a reason to end my life i need a reason not to. ' Beautiful animation of finding light somewhere in the darkness. 

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Life after Suicide

(2019) by Angela Samata. Moving documentary about how people cope after someone they love commits suicide.

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How to save a life

(2010) song by the Fray. Steps to suicide prevention. 'Step one, you say we need to talk. He walks, you say sit down, it's just a talk. He smiles politely back at you You stare politely right on through.'

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Mummy est morte

(2020) by Christopher De Bellaigue. Beautiful diary about coming to terms with a parents suicide.

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Understanding depression

(2020) by the British Psychological society. Comprehensive psychological perspective on why adults experience depression and what can help

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SAD lamps; do you really need one and how to buy the best

(2020) by the Consumer association (Which). Clear, brief, guide to seasonal affective disorder (SAD) and the efficacy of lamps to help.

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The woman who went to bed for a year

(2012) book by Sue Townsend. Charming and playful story of how we can deal with the challenge of living. Free great review.

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GENERAL
HEALTH

Videos, audio and publications on General Health

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anxiety

Videos, audio and publications on Anxiety

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health intimacy & sexuality

Videos, audio and publications on Health, Intimacy & Sexuality

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mental
health

Videos, audio and publications on Mental Health

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Death & Dying

Videos, audio and publications on Death, Dying & Suicide

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Managing emotions​

Videos, audio and publications on Managing Emotions

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PAIN

Videos, audio and publications on Pain

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parenting

Videos, audio and publications on parenting

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COURSES

Educational Courses that may be of interest

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MY SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Links to my publications and articles

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Psychological therapy​​​​

Videos, audio and publications on Pshycological Therapy

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Social psychology 

Videos, audio and publications on Social Psychology

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Relationships 

Videos, audio and publications on Relationships

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depression & suicide

Videos, audio and publications on Depression

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ME/CFS

Videos, audio and publications on ME/CFS

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Veterans

Videos, audio and publications for Veterans

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ANGER

Videos, audio and publications on Anger

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ADDICTION

Videos, audio and publications on Addiction

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HELPLINES

Contact Information for Organisations that can help

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