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Beaten by The Bookies – A Blog About Gambling

Hello all and welcome back to another blog by Bloggie Ben. This month I will be writing about gambling/betting as problem gambling is a big issue within the UK and other countries around the world where gambling is legal. I will go into more detail about what gambling is, how and why people gamble and [...]

Beaten by The Bookies – A Blog About Gambling2019-11-11T11:45:13+00:00

Skint, Stressed & Suicidal: Life on Universal Credit

Hello all and welcome back to another blog by Bloggie Ben. This month I will be basing my blog on Universal Credit which is known as a ‘new style’ of job seekers allowance (JSA). I will going through what Universal Credit is, how it differs to JSA and the effects it has had on people, [...]

Skint, Stressed & Suicidal: Life on Universal Credit2019-09-03T11:02:11+01:00

No Home but Alone.

Have you experienced being homeless or know someone who has? Do you want to know more about homelessness? Do you want to see what’s being done to tackle this? Merry Christmas everyone (and to those who don’t celebrate it) and especially to those of us who are living without adequate shelter. This particular time of year [...]

No Home but Alone.2019-01-19T14:53:41+00:00

Young Minds

                There are many different types of mental health issues that affect many of us daily. Mental Health can affect many of us no matter what our gender or ethnic background. Children and young people can also be affected by mental health even at the early stages of their [...]

Young Minds2018-06-26T11:48:19+01:00

Dementia & its Affects

This blog has been inspired by the work The AoC have recently been doing based around dementia. Details of this work will be provided at the end of this blog so please do take time to read it. Many thanks.             What is Dementia? Dementia is a mental heath issue that [...]

Dementia & its Affects2018-02-22T13:30:08+00:00

Support Each Other At Christmas.

Do you know of someone who will be alone this Christmas? Do you know somebody who will be sleeping rough? Is there something we could all do to help? In this short blog, I will give my views on being alone in the festive period and what we can do to help. Christmas is meant to [...]

Support Each Other At Christmas.2017-12-15T14:27:07+00:00

Clown Fear on the Rise

Do you have a phobia of clowns? Do you know somebody who has? Are clowns now portrayed as scary rather than entertaining? Why has the perception of a clown now changed? In this short blog, I will give my views on clowns and why I feel the fear of them is rising so dramatically. Clowns have [...]

Clown Fear on the Rise2017-11-10T12:34:23+00:00