Frank Bruno: Docs filled me full of pills and left me feeling like a zombie
The former world heavyweight champ, who has bipolar disorder, slammed the care he received after being sectioned under the Mental Health Act. Bruno, 55, criticised the culture of pill popping to treat mental issues and said more needs to be done to ...
Express owner’s £50k for mental health
The initiative is designed to address the stigma associated with mental health problems, as well as helping to ensure that the right help is available to anyone seeking support, wherever they are and whenever they need it. Mr Desmond, chairman of Northern ...
Everton defender Leighton Baines encourages children to discuss mental health
Everton star Leighton Baines has surprised a class of Bootle schoolchildren, to raise awareness over the importance of youngsters opening up about mental health. The defender appeared as part of the 'Tackling the Blues' initative, run by Everton in the ...
'My son's mental health nurse took over his account without my knowledge': TONY HETHERINGTON responds, but do NHS officials play ball?
Ms P.H. writes: My adult son lives alone, but suffers with mental health issues. I was appointed to act for ... London W8 5TS or email email@example.com. Because of the high volume of enquiries, personal replies cannot be given.
Watching garden birds is good for your mental health, research shows
Being able to see birds, shrubs and trees can help mental health, even if people are not in a rural area, the academics found. This study starts to unpick the role that some key components of nature play for our mental well-beingDr Daniel Cox ...
Children exposed to early deprivation could experience mental health problems in early adulthood
Experiencing severe deprivation and neglect in childhood can have a lasting psychological impact into early adulthood, according to a unique study which has followed the mental health of a group of children adopted from Romanian institutions to UK families ...
Former football manager Martin Ling calls for sportsmen to take mental health seriously following death of Australian rugby lock Dan Vickerman
Martin Ling has called on sportsmen to take mental health as seriously as their physical wellbeing in the wake of the reported suicide of Australia rugby union international Dan Vickerman. Vickerman, who appeared in 63 tests, was found dead in his home in ...
Clapperboard UK's Mental Health And Autistic Film-Making Projects Supported By Lime Pictures
Clapperboard UK is delighted to announce that producers of HOLLYOAKS, Lime Pictures, is supporting Clapperboard's 2016-17 Mental Health and Autistic Film Projects in partnership with Mersey Care NHS and Sefton Autism Hubs. Today, participants in the ...
Large shortfall in mental health care for new mothers, UK survey reveals
There’s a large shortfall in mental health care for new mothers, reveal the results of a UK survey, published today by the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Maternal Mental Health Alliance (MMHA). Only a handful of ...
Mental health of young carers highlighted in study
Young carers in Scotland are more likely to suffer from mental health problems, stress and sleep disorders than their peers, a study has found. The research also found that a quarter of the 238 young carers who took part are caring for someone on their own.