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Confronting the stigma surrounding Mental Illness by increasing Mental Health Awareness & reducing UK Suicides

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Get ready to increase Mental Health Awareness, Suicide Prevention and end the Stigma Walking Out Of Darkness 2018

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Stress Related Illness

 

noun: stress 

A state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or demanding circumstances.

Until recently psychological trauma was noted only in men after catastrophic wars. However, it is now recognised that Stress Related illness can result from such common occurrences as financial stress, the breakup of a significant relationship, a humiliating or deeply disappointing experience, the discovery of a life-threatening illness, a disabling condition or a motor accident. 

Traumatising events can take a serious emotional toll on those involved, even if the event did not cause physical damage.
    
It is not the event that determines whether something is traumatic to someone, but the individual's experience of the event and their ability to cope with it. And it is not predictable how a given person will react to a particular event.

For someone who is used to being in control of their emotions and life events, it may be surprising - even humiliating - to discover that something like financial struggle or job loss can be so debilitating.


* 1 in 4 people suffer Mental illness in the UK. Depression is more common than the common cold. You can make a difference, You can help end the Stigma surround Mental Illness and help reduce UK Suicides!!

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Walking Out Of Darkness 2017

We look forward to seeing you next year

 

'Walking Out Of Darkness’ is an opportunity for everyone to walk together in support and unity for individuals and families suffering from Mental Health Difficulties and those, who have lost loved ones by suicide.

Together with thousands of people around the country over the last 4 years, we have walked to empower and inspire an end of mental illness stigma, raising mental health awareness and suicide prevention at ‘Walking Out Of Darkness’.

We look forward to seeing you, next year along with new participants and in new locations across the country.

Together we can make a Difference, we can increase Awareness, we can end the Stigma we can Save Lives!

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