Mental Health

What Is Self-Harm?

Self-harm is a deliberate act of harming the surface of the body through cutting or burning but can also include destructive and dangerous behaviour such as misuse of alcohol or drugs. It is more common for people to think of self-harm as cutting and although any life-threatening injuries may occur, they are usually not intended… Read More What Is Self-Harm?

Disabilities

Specific Speech And Language Disorder. How can you help your child?

A speech and language disorder is often first diagnosed at developmental check-ups. Children may not reach each expected developmental milestones (see below). These disorders impair a child’s functioning, and can if severe enough disrupt a child’s ability to communicate, they have especially serious consequences. In their most severe forms, it can be expected to persist… Read More Specific Speech And Language Disorder. How can you help your child?

Relationships

Domestic Violence: What to do If I want to leave? How to help a friend?

Last week we discussed what Domestic Violence is and that it covers more than just physical abuse – emotional, financial and sexual abuse – it doesn’t care what level of education you have, nor how much money you have, your sexual orientation or gender. You can read that blog here. Today’s blog will discuss what your… Read More Domestic Violence: What to do If I want to leave? How to help a friend?