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Anxiety UK News Section

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5 tips to help you thrive – a guest post by Georgia MaiPRIOR TO MOVING There are a few things you need to get in order before moving away to university. Doing these few things prior to moving will take a lot of pressure off you! Firstly, I recommend that you visit your university before…

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Yesterday, the Anxiety UK staff, along with two members of our Board of Trustees and one of our Clinical Advisors, met with the Institute of Mental Health. The Institute of Mental Health were the first recipients of our Katharine and Harold Fisher Research Grant and have conducted some research around Peer Support. We will release…

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13:15 Update: We are now back online! Please allow time for our infoline volunteers to respond to your emails and texts. Thank you for your patience! Due to a storm, in which the Anxiety UK office was struck by lightning, we currently have no available support services. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused and are…

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Most of us are still holding out for a few more weeks of summer but let’s not pretend we haven’t seen a few sneaky selection boxes on the supermarket shelves – there are only 17 Saturdays between now and Christmas. Log fires, mulled wine, mince pies, turkey and TV and whether we thank our nans,…

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Anxiety UK has subscribed to the NSUN 4PI National Involvement Standards, along with 60+ other charities. The NSUN charity is a mental health network that aims to build a community of people who have experience with mental health issues with a view to have more of a say in policy and services. The 4PI National Involvement…

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The University of Cambridge has published a global review of 48 studies that has found that more than 60 million people in the EU are affected by anxiety disorders, with women and young people affected the most. Whilst they estimate that four out of every hundred people are affected by anxiety, the review said much…

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Nicky discusses running two successful charities, Anxiety UK and Self Help, including how they came about and how she first realised she was agoraphobic whilst studying at Manchester University. “I’m probably one of the most networked agoraphobics you could imagine,” says Lidbetter with a laugh. “I’ve become quite resourceful in order not to lose out…

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The Stagecoach Group has launched a new initiative, developed in partnership with Anxiety UK and Mental Health Action Group, called “Pledge to Help”. The pledge has the full support of Transport Minister, Andrew Jones MP and will seek to improve the experiences of bus passengers and employees with mental health conditions through enhanced training and…

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A report that summarises the key outcomes of a national summit designed to highlight and improve transport accessibility issues for those living with a long term mental health condition including anxiety and anxiety based depression has been published. Sponsored by the Department for Transport (DfT) and organised by Anxiety UK and the Mental Health Action Group…

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Anyone who’s ever undertaken a house move will agree it’s one of the most challenging life events, both physically and emotionally, that anyone can go through. In a recent poll, two thirds of people voted moving house top of their stress list, with it triggering more anxiety than relationship breakdowns, divorce and starting a new…

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