BBC: New research has indicated nearly 30% of Scots say they have experienced mental health problems.
Commissioned by the mental health campaign See Me, the YouGov poll of 1,004 adults found 29% reported having had problems themselves.
It also suggested 39% said a family member had been affected.
The research found 35% of respondents believed they or a family member had experienced stigma or discrimination because of their mental health.
If you are one of the 30% contact a Thrive Programme Consultant to see how the Thrive Programme will help you.
Full article: BBC
The BBC News webpage features an article about Hannah Ellis, an emetophobia sufferer. Hannah has suffered for many years. The article mentions various treatments but neglects to mention the most effective one by a long way. The Thrive Programme (Cure your emetophobia and Thrive)
From the article: “Nobody likes being sick. But Hannah Ellis says her fear of vomiting is so intense that “chicken scares me” and she panics if friends or family fall ill. The 19-year-old from Sheffield has emetophobia, a condition affecting thousands people in the UK.
My flatmates are probably wondering why I’m eating pasta and tomato sauce for the fourth evening in a row.
It’s not because I’m skint, the truth is that chicken or the thought of reheating food is terrifying.
My phobia of vomiting – even the word churns my stomach – dictates nearly every aspect of my life.
‘I feel guilty’”
Full BBC article:
Here is the largest continuing research project into emetophobia: Research
Also one of the many video testimonials from a former emetophobic sufferer.
@emetophobiacure, @emetophobiascotland, @bbcnews, #emetophobia