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Mental health issues if you're gay, lesbian or bisexual

Poor levels of mental health among lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) people have often been linked to experiences of homophobic and transphobic discrimination and bullying. Other factors - such as age, religion, where you live or ethnicity - can add extra complications to an already difficult…

Microsoft screen reader

Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10. Developed in 2000, the utility made the Windows operating system more accessible for blind and visually impaired users.  Narrator lets you use your PC without a display or mouse to complete common tasks if you’re blind or…

Mind of My Own (MOMO) app

Does anyone listen - really listen - just to you? Telling people what you want and need can be difficult. MOMO is a fuss-free way to put down your thoughts and send them to those who need to hear from you. MOMO apps help you…

Minor ailments and common conditions your pharmacy can help with

Every year, millions of us visit our GP with minor health problems that a local pharmacy could help with. By visiting your pharmacy instead of your GP, you could save yourself time and trouble - no need to book an appointment, just walk in. This…

MMR vaccine

MMR is a safe and effective combined vaccine that protects against three separate illnesses - measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) - in a single injection. The full course of MMR vaccination requires two doses. Measles, mumps and rubella are highly infectious conditions that can have…

MMR vaccine FAQs

Can my child have the Hib/MenC jab together with the MMR and pneumococcal jabs? My child is allergic to eggs. Can she have the MMR vaccination? Can the MMR vaccination be given as three separate injections? I don't know if my teenage daughter has had…

Moving on after school - transition

Between the ages of 13 and 25 a young person has to think about their future and what will happen after they leave school. This is a stressful time for any young person and their family, but for somebody with a disability it can be…

Moving to Higher Education

Higher education is the next step on from further education. This involves studying at a university or a college and working towards one of a range of qualifications such as a degree, a foundation degree, or a diploma/certificate of higher education. When you move to…

Music Therapy

Everyone has the ability to respond to music and sound so a variety of approaches are used. Music can be exciting or calming, joyful or poignant, can stir memories and powerfully resonate with our feelings, helping us to express them and to communicate with others.…

My homophobic bullying story

Comedy writer and performer, Doug Faulkner, faced homophobic bullying throughout secondary school. Because of his experience, he's passionate about tackling homophobic bullying in schools. He describes what happened to him. How did the bullying start? "I've always been an extrovert, and I was quite effeminate when I…
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