family and child helplines

Family and child helplines

We all need a little support sometimes but not everyone finds it easy to ask for help, or to talk about how they are feeling. Helplines offer a non-judgemental, third party service that is available to anyone, anytime. The majority of the telephone numbers associated with Helplines are freephone, which can be especially useful for

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Self sabotage

Self sabotage is when you get in the way, either consciously or unconsciously, of things going well for you. It’s a very common pattern for people to have to varying degrees, and is directly linked to how much you believe you deserve to be happy, successful, relaxed, intimate or any other quality or experience that

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Worried about your childs drug use

If you are worried about your children and drugs there are things that are useful to think about in terms of how you approach them with your concerns. If you still have an open and close relationship with your child it will be easier to bring up a conversation and voice your worries, but if

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If you jump, squeal and run a mile at the sight of a spider and even the hint of a darkened corner gets your spidey senses tingling, then don’t worry – you are not alone. Fear of spiders – or arachnophobia – is one of the most common of all the phobias. Spiders make many

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Three steps to increased confidence

Confidence is one of those things that can be likened to a muscle. If practiced it will become stronger, if left to it’s own devices it may well waste away. Certainly some personalities are more predisposed to it than others, but it is possible for anyone to increase their confidence over time. Confidence is basically

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Coping with a traumatic event

We all encounter stressful events on a regular basis, many of which we take in our stride and cope with without too much difficulty. However, sometimes an event causes a significant amount of stress, particularly when it happens repeatedly or poses a threat to an individual’s life, health or wellbeing. Traumatic events can affect anyone

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