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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.
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)
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a condition you may develop after experiencing a traumatic or life-threatening event.
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.
Prevention and mental health
Prevention is an important approach to improving mental health. It means stopping mental health problems from developing, getting worse or coming back.