Category Mental Health

How do I manage my stress after experiencing a crime?

Are you feeling anxious, stressed or worried after experiencing a crime? You’re not alone. Experiencing a crime can disrupt your normal day-to-day life and sometimes it can take a while to feel like you’ve got that normality back again. Not only that, but experiencing a crime means you might experience…

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Switching off the news for better mental health #StressAwarenessMonth

There’s no doubt that lockdown has been difficult for so many. The constant rolling news and daily news stories about the pandemic can cause significant stress and it’s important during these times we take care of ourselves as much as possible. With that in mind, we’re going to look at…

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Do you know what to do if an adult is at risk of harm and abuse?

We should all know how to spot signs of abuse and the actions that should be taken if we have a concern. Statistics show that: Last year in Northamptonshire (2019-20) 3,577 concerns were received 1,062 of those concerns needed further action 51% of abuse was due to neglect 30% occurred…

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Looking after your mental health during social distancing

To help with your physical and mental health during social distancing, click here to download the Voice Home Support Hub app. Recovering from a crime can be difficult at the best of times but with the removal of support networks due to social distancing, it can become even harder to…

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5 subtle signs you’re in a controlling relationship

What do you think of when you hear the words ‘domestic abuse’? Violence? Anger? Physical pain? What about a partner not letting you see your friends? Or preventing you from seeing family? Toxic relationships aren’t always as apparent as physical acts. We’ve detailed below five subtle signs to watch out…

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How to settle new year anxiety as a victim or witness of crime

It’s the start of a new year, and while many are struggling with the prospect of returning to work after a long festive break, others will be dealing with something much more challenging. If you experienced crime either as a victim or witness during 2018, the signalling of a new…

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