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A panic attack is a feeling of sudden and intense fear. It can come on quickly and for no apparent reason. Panic attacks can be very frightening, but they’re not dangerous.
Parenting and mental health
Being a parent with a mental illness can be hard. But with the right support, you can be a good parent while managing your mental health.
Parity of esteem
Learn about parity of esteem. Find out why it is important for mental health, how the parity gap is measured and where it comes up in legislation.
Someone with a personality disorder will have difficulties with how they think, feel, behave and relate to others.
Pets and mental health
The companionship that a pet offers is a great way to reduce anxiety and stress.
Physical activity and mental health
Physical activity can improve your mental wellbeing. Being physically active means moving your body and working your muscles: for example, by walking, running, dancing, swimming, doing yoga or gardening.
Physical health and mental health
We often think of our mind and body as separate, but our mental health and physical health are interconnected.
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
Learn about post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Find out about the symptoms and treatment for PTSD.
Postnatal depression is a type of depression many people experience after having a baby. It’s not the same as the ‘baby blues’: it needs treatment so you can recover.