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Sleep and mental health

Regular, long stretches of undisturbed quality sleep is essential for our mental as well as physical health.

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What we mean by the term mental health

Mental health is an essential part of all of us. It includes our thoughts and feelings, how we are getting on with other people and how we are managing day-to-day life.

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Dealing with stress

It’s not possible to completely rid your life of stress but it is possible to manage it.

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Problems at school

Most students go through ups and downs during the year and problems at school are not unusual. Here we outline some common issues at school and solutions.

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Anyone can be bullied, there’s no “typical” profile. Bullying can happen for any reason such as being the new person or any one of the things that makes us different from each other.

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Eva’s Story: How Jigsaw Services helped

Eva was going through a rough time and couldn’t concentrate in university. She hadn’t told anyone what she was going through until she contacted Jigsaw.

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Feeling down

Feeling low or feeling down is not pleasant but it is very common. One of the biggest reasons young people come to Jigsaw is they’re feeling low.

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Watch: Managing anxiety

A Jigsaw Clinician talks to one of Jigsaw’s Youth Advisory Panel about effective ways to manage anxiety.

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Watch: Signs of anxiety

Watch Jigsaw Clinician Jen talk to one of Jigsaw’s Youth Advisory Panel about the signs and symptoms of anxiety and what you can do to manage it.