Blog

We are now open to receiving guest blogs that focus on any aspect of anxiety, stress and anxiety based depression and which should be submitted to blog@anxietyuk.org.uk

The guidelines for blog you wish to submit can be read here

However, please note we cannot guarantee that a blog will be published and that all blogs are subject to a review process.

Mental health and travel report launched

Operators of transport such as buses and trains need to do more to support people with mental health difficulties to help them travel, a new survey has revealed. A survey of 385 people who responded to an online survey investigating the relationship between mental health and travel led to Prof Roger Mackett’s report on the…

Anxiety UK’s top tips for managing exam stress

Exam season can be a daunting and worrying time for many students and can lead to increased anxiety and stress, especially if you have never been through the experience of sitting formal exams before. Here at Anxiety UK, we would like to share our top tips for managing stress and anxiety to help you manage…

 TfL urges Londoners to offer up their seats as research shows it still makes one in four people ‘feel awkward’

TfL urges Londoners to offer up their seats as research shows it still makes one in four people ‘feel awkward’ Priority Seating Week reminds customers to ‘look up’ and consider others when travelling Almost a third of passengers believe that they should only offer their seat if they are in a ‘priority seat’ Distinctive new…

What progress are we making to transform our population’s mental health?

Professor Gillian Leng, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Health and Social Care at the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – NICE – provides her view of the newly published NICE impact report on mental health. Mental health conditions are the largest single cause of disability in the UK, with one in 4 adults experiencing a mental health condition…

Living and Coping with Panic Disorder – Guest Post

I remember my first panic attack vividly. I was 15 years old and I thought I was going to die. It came out of nowhere. I couldn’t catch my breath and it felt like I’d swallowed a golf ball. My heart was palpitating, and an invisible iron weight crushed my chest. The walls closed in…

How I manage with anxiety – guest post

by Rebbecca Murray I have just finished my undergraduate degree and am currently studying for a master’s in child and adolescent mental health at university. When I was in my teenage years that was when my anxiety disorder seemed to be too overwhelming to deal with everyday life. It was things like going to a…

Anxiety UK – tips for coping at Christmas

We know many people can feel anxious over the Christmas period and become especially anxious about social gatherings during the festive period; it’s quite common. People who experience anxiety and particularly social anxiety can feel pressure to attend the various social engagements and commitments that Christmas brings. This can lead to increased feelings of anxiety….

Say NO to the MRI “Tunnel”…

By Professor Francis Smith of Medserena Upright Open MRI Centres We conducted some research recently and were surprised to find that nearly a third of people in the UK suffer from claustrophobia at some point in their lives.  This fear of small spaces seems to be worse for women, affecting 36%, compared to 27% of men….

Anxiety UK teams up with Music Week Women In Music Awards 2018

There’s just a week to go until the Music Week Women In Music Awards 2018, and the latest partner for the prestigious industry event has been revealed as Anxiety UK. Produced in association with AIM, UK Music and WIN, the ceremony takes place at The Brewery in London on Friday, November 9. Anxiety UK is the charity partner…