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Busting 5 Myths about Eating Disorders

This week (1st March – 7th March) marks Eating Disorders Awareness Week. In this blog Kathrin Gioia, Senior Occupational Therapist at Cygnet Hospital Ealing, looks at some of the many pervasive myths about eating disorders, and draws from her inpatient experiences to correct misinformation around this commonly misunderstood illness.

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Self-Injury Awareness Day: The impact of Covid-19 on children’s mental health

Self-Injury Awareness Day is an annual global awareness day on March 1st and its purpose is to raise awareness about self-injury. This is an incredibly worrying issue in the current climate, with rising concern over the potential impact of lockdown on mental health. Many people have a hard time talking about self-injury. In this blog, we look at the potential impact of Covid-19 pandemic on children’s mental health and how you can help them.

Children’s Mental Health Week: Express Yourself

It is Children’s Mental Health Week (1-7 February) this week and this year’s theme is ‘Express yourself'. In the February blog, we feature some of the many pieces of artwork and poems our Young People have created to mark this awareness week, and here, Ali Curtis, CAMHS Service Lead at Cygnet Hospital Sheffield, describes how the hospital embraces self-expression.