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Time to Change
Too many people with mental health problems are made to feel isolated and ashamed. We want to change the way people think and act about mental health problems.
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Time to Change 4m
"My family became more aware of signs to watch out for in my behaviours and they had a better idea of how to help me." Starting a conversation isn't always easy. Heather shares how opening up to her family helped her get the support she needed:
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Time to Change 17h
If a friend is having a tough time, one of the most useful things you can do is keep up your normal routine together. Be in your mate's corner and do the things you'd normally do.
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Diana Bardsley 19h
My brother is kind, gentle, thoughtful & always puts others first. He loves video games, Guinness, cats, memes & spicy food. He makes me laugh until my eyes are streaming & my belly aches. Schizophrenia is something he experiences- it does not define who he is
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Time to Change 19h
Replying to @radiographerben
thanks for sharing this Ben!
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Time to Change 22h
1 in 100 people will experience schizophrenia, but it's still misunderstood and stigmatised. Our friends at are challenging myths and misconceptions about the condition today, using the
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Time to Change Sep 16
Replying to @CFC_HORSEBETS
I'm sorry to hear that, and also that you're struggling with suicidal feelings. There's some other organisations that might be able to help, do you think you could reach out to them? - Take care, Suzanne at Time to Change
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Time to Change Sep 16
Replying to @CFC_HORSEBETS
I'm sorry you're feeling like you hate life right now, Luke 🙁 I read earlier you feel like you don't have any help - have you been in touch with your local Mind? They can often point you to support in your area: - Take care, Suzanne at Time to Change
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Time to Change Sep 16
"I feel like had there never been stigma surrounding mental illness, my life would have been so different." A diagnosis helped Chloe find a way forward, but poor attitudes towards mental illness meant she struggled instead of getting help:
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Aiden Hatfield Sep 15
Just a quick message to those of you that are trying to support others with depression‼️ You might be worried that you don't fully understand the illness... But neither do we‼️ So just letting us know you're there for us can be a massive help 🖤🤘
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Time to Change Sep 15
Replying to @CFC_HORSEBETS
Hi Luke, how are you doing at the moment? Adrian at Time to Change.
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Time to Change Sep 15
Replying to @ryanyates1990
Hi, sorry but we can't retweet surveys as we get too many requests. Feel free to tag us in to reach our followers. Good luck with your research, Adrian at Time to Change.
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Time to Change Sep 15
Replying to @StepDigest
Hi, it can be difficult to help people who are unwilling to co-operate with us. The Mind page 'Helping Others' gives some help and guidance for friends, family, carers to give support, and take care of themselves > Take care, Adrian at Time to Change.
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Time to Change Sep 15
Replying to @myblackdogandI
You're most welcome. All the best, Adrian at Time to Change.
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Time to Change Sep 15
Replying to @Clare28016191
Sorry to hear that, Clare. I you need to talk to someone, remember the Samaritans are always their to listen on > 116 123. Take care, Adrian at Time to Change.
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Time to Change Sep 15
It’s not always easy to know what to say. shares just a few ways you could support a loved one with a mental health problem.
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Time to Change Sep 15
Replying to @myblackdogandI
I’m sorry to hear it's been difficult to find the right kind of support. Do you know about Elefriends? It’s a supportive online community where you can meet & talk to people who have had similar experiences. Find out more here: From Matt at Time to Change
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Time to Change Sep 14
"If someone begins medication or therapy, they might still be unwell after weeks or months - and it could be frustrating for everyone involved if this isn't understood." Recovery from mental illness isn't always straight-forward. Caitlin shares her story:
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Time to Change Sep 13
Replying to @de_brizzi
That's great Mark. If you ever need support, or even just a chat, these pages might be helpful: Take care, Charley at Time to Change
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Time to Change Sep 13
'The amount of people who grab at my wrist or ask what my scars are from is ridiculous. When did it become OK to poke at someone else and ask intrusive questions?' Annie chose to stop hiding her scars. This is how other people's responses made her feel:
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Time to Change Sep 13
Replying to @Kneazle5
Thanks for your comment. How are things now? Take care, Charley at Time to Change
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