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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

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

Nowhere is Safe.

  Have you been effected by knife or gun crime? Do you know somebody who has? Is knife & gun crime on the rise in your local area? How can you keep yourself, family and friend’s safe? In this blog, I will explain what exactly knife & gun crime is, their effects, and give tips how [...]

Nowhere is Safe.2017-09-15T13:23:30+01:00

Lets Talk About it – Mental Health

  Do you suffer from a mental health issue or know somebody who does? This blog will give you some valuable information about mental health & the effect it has on people, along with my own personal insight as well as well-known celebrities. There are many different types of mental health issues that affect many of [...]

Lets Talk About it – Mental Health2017-04-24T12:04:17+01:00

Volunteering Changed My Life Drastically!

Volunteering is an amazing way in which you can enhance your future as well as offering to support to others who need it. Volunteering is an activity which takes place for a community of organisation but is not for profit in money terms. It is done to benefit the community, organisation and the volunteer them-self. The [...]

Volunteering Changed My Life Drastically!2017-01-26T12:42:48+00:00

Emotions That Run High – The Truth About Football Hooliganism.

  Have you witnessed or been a part of football hooliganism? Scared to go to football games because of the violence? Football hooliganism refers to unruly, violent, and destructive behaviour by groups of fans supporting football teams. The groups are also known as firms and some even have their own names i.e. West Ham’s football firm [...]

Emotions That Run High – The Truth About Football Hooliganism.2016-06-06T11:52:37+01:00

Teachers: A short guide to identify a pupil experiencing stress, anxiety or depression.

Are you a teacher, or teaching assistant and feel frequently concerned about the emotional well-being of your pupils? The Princes Trust (2012) reported that 30% of young people stated that they felt ‘always’ or ‘often’ down or depressed. But the problem for teachers is that it can be difficult to spot. There are ways to tell [...]

Teachers: A short guide to identify a pupil experiencing stress, anxiety or depression.2016-05-10T11:32:37+01:00