How Childhood Trauma Can Make You A Sick Adult

What we found in the ACE study involving seventeen and a half thousand middle-class adults was that life experiences in childhood that are lost in time and then further protected by shame and by secrecy and by social taboos against inquiry into certain realms of human experience—that those life experiences play out powerfully and proportionately a half century later, in […]

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HealthWatch: Doctors Look At Mushrooms, Ecstasy To Treat Mental Illness

WE’LL KEEP YOU UP TO TATE BUT THERE COULD BE A WINTRY MIX AND MAYBE SOME LIGHT SNOW. BACK TO YOU. IT IS THAT TIME OF YEAR. THANKS. ON THE HEALTH WATCH, RESEARCHERS ARE TAKING A CLOSER LOOK AT TWO ILLEGAL DRUGS AS POSSIBLE TREATMENT FOR MENTAL ILLNESS AND HERE IS MORE. A LOT OF PEOPLE ARE TALKING ABOUT NIS […]

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Stronger together: Fighting Mental Illness — TSB Stories: Luke, Oona & Phil Ep.12

This housing commission, I’ve realised, is so empathetic towards each other. I love it. It seems like there’s such little judgement and frustration and anger towards each other, you know? We’re a genuine community, and we’re all so grateful to have housing stability. I think we’ve all been rescued from… you know, very difficult circumstances. A different story but the […]

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What is Critical Illness Policy?

I wouldn’t live comfortably without any of it! I wouldn’t drive my car if I didn’t have car insurance; I wouldn’t go and like skydive if I didn’t have health insurance. H,i my name is Taayla Mark with an Engrace Financial Solutions. Thank you so much for joining us! We are doing Street Smarts with Taayla. Today we are going […]

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Loneliness

Everybody feels lonely from time to time. When we have no one to sit next to at lunch, when we move to a new city, or when nobody has time for us at the weekend. But over the last few decades, this occasional feeling has become chronic for millions. In the UK, 60% of 18 to 34-year-olds say they often […]

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Kate Bowler: People with chronic illness are not problems to be solved. We’re people to be loved.

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Mental Illness Isn’t Real

So you’ve been diagnosed with cancer? Yeah you’re probably just faking it for attention. Other people have it worse. Don’t you know there are starving kids in Africa? and you won’t eat because your stomach hurts from “chemo”. You should be grateful that you have a roof over your head and a bed to sleep in. why can’t you just […]

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A Person With A Terminal Illness Gives Life Advice

(somber piano music) – None of us ever know when we’re going to get sick and I’m a nurse, I’ve never had a cigarette. I don’t drink a sip of alcohol. I got this disease. What you learn is that you can’t have people around you who are negative or what I have learned to call the assassins of joy. […]

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