All of us face Mental Health issues within our modern day lives. Even if you think you would never be affected. The current statistics would imply otherwise.

Maybe you have friends or family members who suffer with mental health issues or perhaps you just want to know a little bit more about the subject as a whole.

Stress, anxiety, depression, bipolar are all medical conditions you may know about. What about whether you have cover on your health insurance policy for treatment of these conditions?

Within this category you will find a combination of information. Insurance related and condition related details are available to you.

Without doubt we add more blogs in this category soon.

Great peace of mind for those suffering with addiction

Great peace of mind for those suffering with addiction

Addiction can arise as a result of a mental health condition. Addiction can also be the cause of a mental health condition. Each person’s circumstances are unique. When people start using drugs, alcohol or prescription medication to cope and to try and resolve physical and emotional symptoms an addiction can begin.

Why our pets can help our mental health

Why our pets can help our mental health

It is fantastic to think that our fur babies can play such an important role in maintaining our mental health. Whether you are a cat lover, dog lover or you have a pandemonium of parrots, you may not realise the positive effect they have on your life. Introducing Goofy and Eric So, on a personal level I am lucky enough to have a pair of canine comforters – Goofy a streetwise Jack Russel of an unknown age, we don’t really know if she is 16 or 17 but she certainly is a tough old girl. Eric, well he is a…

Great help for dealing with Christmas Stress

Great help for dealing with Christmas Stress

With so much planning, time and preparation in the weeks leading up to Christmas. It is no wonder that so many people end up with symptoms of stress at Christmas. How you deal with the symptoms before they develop further can have a massive impact on your recovery. What can cause Christmas stress? Spending much more money than usual The expectation to socialise Loneliness Grief or sadness can be heightened Additional shopping, cooking and cleaning ready for the big day Family arguments Social pressure to have the “best” Christmas Stress can be caused by one or a number of things…

Does your medical insurance cover mental health?

Does your medical insurance cover mental health?

Stress, anxiety and depression being at the forefront of many health concerns of the modern day, so o you know whether your private medical insurance would cover you for any claims and treatment relating to mental health? Mental health issues really could affect anyone. Certain life events or situations could trigger a seriously negative effect over a person’s emotional and psychological wellbeing. People who have private medical insurance in the UK may have the benefit of mental health cover included in their cover. If you have psychiatric cover then this is great news as you will at least be able…

5 Helpful Tips for looking after your mental health

5 Helpful Tips for looking after your mental health

The Mental Health Foundation is the UK’s charity for everyone’s mental health. They confirm that 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem in any given year. Looking after your mental health is just as important as looking after your physical health.  Below there are 5 practical tips that you can use in your everyday life. This will help us take care of your mental health and get the most from life. 5 Mental Health Tips to help you. Talk about your feelings: Talking about your feelings can help you deal with things when you…

All about mind.org

All about mind.org

If you are suffering with any type of Mental Health issues and don’t know where to turn for help the mind.org website is a fantastic source of help and information. No-one has to suffer alone with a mental health issue and this charity is determined to help those who need it whatever their circumstances.

When Counselling and Psychotherapy can help

When Counselling and Psychotherapy can help

There are a number of reasons that might drive you to seeking counselling or psychotherapy. If you are experiencing any number of difficult and distressing events in your life then counselling may provide you a really helpful solution. Life events that may result in you looking at Counselling or Psychotherapy: Bereavement • divorce • health issues • employment concerns • debt issues Sometimes there is no specific one “reason” but you might just be suffering with underlying feelings of anxiety or dissatisfaction with life. You may feel isolated and have no one else to talk to. Even if you have…

Work related Stress in Great Britain

Work related Stress in Great Britain

By finding out what products are available for your business and balancing this against the cost that absenteeism is currently costing your bottom line,  we are confident you will see the benefit in the investment in a policy of this nature.