1 in 3 suffer trauma What’s wrong with me? Why is this happening to me? Whether you shake*, have flashbacks, can’t sleep, feel guilt, irritability, or severe loneliness -- you could be affected by a traumatic experience. The truth is, one in three people have suffered trauma in their lives, and you might not even [...]
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Social anxiety -- why it’s okay and how to cope The AoC Trust predicts some awkward half-hug-pat experiences as we all try to adjust to the eventual relaxation of social distancing. You expect us to meet people in close contact and hug soon? Really? Some of us aren’t even ready to go to Asda yet. [...]
The social dilemma: social media as an accelerator for addiction Yet again, Netflix has got us gripped as some of us watch The Social Dilemma in a bid to fend off boredom on an evening. But unlike other movies and series, The Social Dilemma has hit a nerve for many -- making us check our [...]
Join the #100AoC campaign to support therapy sessions for all Whether you’re an HR professional, a CEO that wants to effect change, an educator, or in the healthcare industry, the #100AoC campaign is the perfect opportunity for you to actively support the provision of mental health support. Let’s be honest, we all have wobbles with [...]
Hi readers. Bloggie Ben here back with another blog based on the much-discussed Coronavirus / Covid19. Before we get into things, I want to apologise for the lack of blog posts recently. Things have become extremely busy for The AoC, The AoC Trust and The ACC Contact Centre, even when working from home! We will be [...]
Unfortunately The AoC & The ACC are currently without an internet connection due unforeseen circumstances. This will mean we will not be available via live chat for both services & have limited access to emails. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause, we’re working hard to be back with you ASAP! Kindest regards - The AoC [...]
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 [...]
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, [...]