Treatment

Suicide and Bipolar – How to manage the risks

Suicide is the most prevalent cause of death worldwide. It is on the extreme point of the suicidal spectrum of suicidal thoughts and behaviours. This spectrum ranges from risk-taking personality to different degrees of suicidal acts and even complete suicide. It has been long debated upon that suicide is a sudden act of vulnerability, but on a deeper level of analysis, it is long-considered ideation based upon hopelessness and collective unfortunate circumstances

Addcounsel, where the wealthy come to be treated for mental health in London

Mental health illnesses have been a major cause behind preventable deaths and disease burden in the world. Specifically in the United Kingdom, 16% of the population goes through mental illnesses such as major depressive disorder, suicidal behaviours, alcohol and drug abuse and anxiety. There is a growing number of people who have mixed anxiety and depression, coming around 7% in the young population.

Understanding Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal

The use of alcohol and other drugs is prevalent in the UK and worldwide. Addiction is a severe illness that impacts hundreds of thousands of people every year. According to The National Drug Treatment Monitoring System, there were almost 270,000 UK adults in contact with addiction treatment services between 2017 and 2018
This blog will explore the physical effects of trauma on the brain and how it impacts the realities and perceptions of trauma survivors.

The Physical Effects of Trauma on the Brain

Trauma can lead to a range of debilitating physical and psychological health conditions. Most notably, trauma can result in post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). PTSD is characterised by intense flashbacks to the traumatic event(s), nightmares, hyperarousal, and disturbing emotions and memories. Survivors of PTSD have been known to engage in avoidant behaviours such as social withdrawal and substance abuse.
This blog will explore the physical effects of trauma on the brain and how it impacts the realities and perceptions of trauma survivors.