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Frequently asked Questions

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Frequently Asked Questions

So what are the AIMS of No Duff UK?

Every organisation has to have its AIMS otherwise how you do you know if you have achieved them? To keep it simple we have listed or AIMS in a simple format as quite often it can be to much to take in and understand.

  • Identifying that you or a colleague may need help?
    We do this by offering Mental Health First Aid Courses to No Duff members and associated organisations.

  • Removing the stigma about Mental Health?
    There will always be a stigma about Mental Health and this is through lack of knowledge. So through education and promoting the well known saying "It's Ok not to be Ok".

  • Self Resilience / Self Help. How can we keep going when the Black Dogs / Clouds are coming?
    We all have our own ways in which we keep going through our dark days, by sharing each others experiences and coping mechanisms. Members of No Duff have all walked the walk this is what sets us apart from any other organisation.

  • Education about Mental Health.
    No Duff regularly holds talks on Mental Health, PTSD and other associated Mental Health Illnesses and has worked closely with the emergency services in delivering open forum talks on the conditions stated.

 FAQ

  • Is everything I speak about kept in confidence?

With out a doubt yes, your case may be discussed with in the team but will never be discussed outside that is unless you want No Duff to act on your behalf.

  • What is Mental Health?

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood.

Over the course of your life, if you experience mental health problems, your thinking, mood, and behavior could be affected. Many factors contribute to mental health problems, including:

  • Biological factors, such as genes or brain chemistry

  • Life experiences, such as trauma or abuse

  • Family history of mental health problems

  • Mental health problems are common but help is available. People with mental health problems can get better and many recover completely. However for some we have to understand it may take many years for recovery.

  • What do I do if the support doesn’t help?

What works for one person may not work for another. So you have to been open and try different approaches. Or even try different hobbies to keep your mind occupied.

  • What Causes Mental Health?

Anything  can cause Mental health from the rigors of day to day life, work, traumatic events, finances this list is bar no means exhausted. 

  • Is there a cure or treatment?

Again what works for one person may not for the other. Some people take medication and others don't, counselling may work or CBT others such as exercise, good healthy food. Just talking about it also works.

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