Poppy Ellis Logan

Enabling Pride: sexuality, inclusion, and the implications for mental health providers

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By Poppy Ellis Logan – @poppyellislogan Associate Lecturer in Mental Health and My Care Academy Practice Lead This week marks the start of Pride 2020, the month-long LGBT+ festival that commemorates the Stonewall Riots of 1969 and promotes LGBT+ inclusion and equality.  Each year, London  ‘comes out’ in celebration of sexual diversity, and across BEH… Read More

How to support service users to plan ahead for challenging conversations

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By Poppy Ellis Logan @poppyellislogan Associate Lecturer in Mental Health (Middlesex University), My Care Academy Practice Lead We all have to face challenging conversations in our day to day lives, usually when putting forward views and opinions that may not be shared by others. Some people develop good strategies for dealing with these challenging conversations,… Read More

We’re winding down for the winter break!

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It’s time to say goodbye to 2019, and usher in the New Year… Over the next few weeks, you may notice that My Care Academy seems a little more quiet than usual, as we will be busy wrapping up and recovering our energy ready for what the New Year will bring. Between now and then,… Read More

Learning from ADHD Awareness Month

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By Poppy Ellis Logan @poppyellislogan Associate Lecturer in Mental Health (Middlesex University), My Care Academy Practice Lead Part 1: What is Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), biologically speaking? People with ADHD have brains that are both structurally different to ‘normal’ and which are also chemically imbalanced, with lower levels of certain neurotransmitters than people without… Read More

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