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Anxiety And Depression


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As part of the BBC Headroom campaign, Video Nation explores inspiring ways to cope with life’s challenges by overcoming depression and anxiety.


These short films suggest that being able to talk about mental health issues should be seen as a strength.

More about the BBC Headroom campaign.

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If you need advice on mental health issues call BBC Headroom's dedicated helpline on 0800 0933 193. Calls are free from a BT landline - other operators and mobile phone lines may incur a cost. Or browse these recommended contacts.




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24 April 2008
BEATING THE BLUES
Len Haverson
2.00 mins
After several episodes of depression, Len believes regular exercise through swimming now helps him keep well.




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25 April 2008
SPIRITUAL JOURNEY
Jane Lewis
2.00
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When depression began to take over her life, Jane was determined to face her demons without using medication.




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24 April 2008
TAI CHI
Craig Weston
2.00 mins
After a troubled childhood Craig's life was on a downward spiral, but after a mystical experience he turned it around.




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25 April 2008
OPEN UP AND LIVE
Basil Livingstone
2.00
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After Basil’s divorce, he started having panic attacks and avoiding people as a result. Joining his local Choral group has helped him on his road to recovery.




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21 April 2008
SOCIAL PHOBIA
Simon Ellis
2.00 mins
Social situations used to be anxiety-filled affairs for Simon, but working as a swimming instructor has helped him overcome his fears.




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22 April 2008
BE KIND TO YOURSELF
Lawrence Butterfield
2.00
mins
Lol wishes more people with mental health problems would realise that admitting you need help is a strength not a weakness.




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01 May 2008
POST NATAL ILLNESS
Helen Auld
2.00 mins
When new mum Helen began to have dizzy spells the last thing she suspected was post natal illness.




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01 May 2008
COOLING DOWN
Sandra Cummings
2.00 mins
Sandra believes that many people would benefit from taking an anger management course to help them cope with today's society.




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01 May 2008
ANOTHER WAY
Paul Collins
2.00 mins
After years of excess, Paul has turned to meditation and breathing exercises instead of relying on drugs and alcohol to help him lead a happy, stable life.



 


 



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