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Chatwee Update

Update - There's been some technical difficulties launching Chatwee onto our website so we will not be moving to Chatwee on Thursday.

As soon as we fix this issue, we'll announce another date for launching. We're really sorry for the delay in Chatwee, thanks so much for your patience.
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Post of The Month (September)

Maisy is our Post of The Month winner voted by the community for the following post:

"Hey Shaunie,

​I care. I really relate to what you have been experiencing with the house falling apart, and things not getting fixed due to general shame of the state of the house and not knowing where to begin fixing things or who to contact (you don't want to come across rogue tradesmen). Not even having adequate heating and hot water. And clutter. Everywhere. It's horrible to live in such circumstances, I know. It's hard as well when you see everyone else living a 'normal' life and yet being unable to talk about your situation."
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    Welcome to Health & Wellbeing

    This is a safe space is to talk about anything related to mental or physical health as well as general wellbeing. There are a few things to bear in mind:

    1. You are free to talk about anything related to your mental or physical health. But it's important to remember that what you say will have an effect on other people. For this reason, please leave out anything too descriptive (such as weight measurements) or graphic (such as self-harm methods). We have separate guidelines for talking about self-harm, which are worth a read too.

    2. If you have a question you can also try doing a search first by using the white search bar in the top right hand corner of the page, or by looking at The Mix's own Mental Health info or Your Body section.

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    6. Finally, the group environment is not a safe place to talk about suicidal feelings as it can be very distressing for others and we are not set up to offer support in a crisis. The moderator will suggest that you use more appropriate services such as Samaritans or Papyrus.


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