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Mental Health Matters

Hearing loss can cause all sorts of issues, including mental health issues, so this could be useful –

Did you know that if you text 07725 90 90 90 when you are feeling really depressed or suicidal, a crisis counsellor will text with you? Many people struggle to talk on the phone and would be more comfortable texting. It’s a service run by Samaritans. You are not alone.
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Please talk about it before it gets too much.

Understand your Audiogram

When you have a hearing test the sounds that you can hear are plotted on a graph, this is called an audiogram. You can ask for a copy of your audio-gram, and find out about your hearing loss. audiograms are explained in this link.

http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Best-Hearing-Loss-Simulations-Understanding-Audiograms-and-the-Impact-of-the-Speech-Banana