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6. Practising Emotional First Aid

We invited TED Talk'er and licensed psychologist, Dr Guy Winch, to talk to us about emotional first aid - what it is and how we can practice it.

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Self-Care Isn't A Replacement For Community Care

Self-Care Isn't A Replacement For Community Care

We’ve probably all heard of self-care by now. It’s become very popular in the last few years, and with good reason – it’s beneficial for our mental health. But self-care shouldn’t replace community care. We can absolutely care for ourselves (and it’s important that we do!) but that doesn’t erase the importance of connecting with...

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Resources

Being diagnosed can be overwhelming – there’s a lot to learn and plenty of prejudice to battle. Telling people is tough, and not everyone will understand.

We’ve compiled a library of resources to help you understand depression and what it means for you.

Increase Understanding

We blog about living with, managing, and supporting others with depression in a friendly, accessible way. Our resources explain key issues clearly – we don’t believe in complicating things unnecessarily. Plus everything we do comes with a heavy dollop of empathy.

Support Directory

There are some really great organisations out there that can help you, and your family, navigate depression.

There are so many in fact, that we’ve put together a directory of organisations that you might find helpful.

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Think of us as the knowing nod. You’ve seen it – a slight bob of the head, often accompanied by a smile. A little movement that says, “I understand”, “I’m listening” and “I’m here for you”. That’s us.

We really understand how devastating depression can be. Jobs come to an end, relationships break down and lives can be lost, all through the effect of depression. That’s why the work we do here at Blurt is so important – it not only changes lives, but saves them.

Your donations mean we can continue our important work which not only changes lives, it saves them too – THANK YOU!

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