Mental health conditions ‘missed’ in young people
There is concern that a significant number of young people with mental health problems are not receiving the help they need. The worry stems from statistics which show that in the UK, about one in 10 people up to the age of 18 will suffer from a mental ...
Calls for Welsh mothers' mental health unit
Calls have been made for a specialist mother and baby mental health unit to be reinstated in Wales. Mind Cymru said some mothers who needed support, travel for at least three hours to England after Wales' last unit closed in Cardiff in November 2013.
Indyref2 bid ‘could push down child mental health plans’
Ms Lennon said: “There is real concern that the SNP’s pursuit of another referendum on Scotland leaving the UK will push child and adolescent mental health services even further down the Government’s priority list. “Most people want politicians to ...
How to look after your mental health when you’re always on the internet
and co-founder of the Mental Health Policy Group, told metro.co.uk: ‘Technology and social media is changing the way we live as a society. ’31 million people in the UK are on Facebook – nearly half the population – and 14 million Brits a month use ...
Princess Diana and Winston Churchill's mental health experiences to be used to teach children how to cope with 'the black dog'
In a separate trial, children in secondary schools will have classes from teachers trained to deliver The Mental Health And High School Curriculum Guide in a UK first. The guide, which was developed in Canada, claims to have shown "significant and ...
Me, my mum, and our mental illness
(Picture: Daniella Birtley/metro.co.uk) M: Exactly. You think they can’t empathise ... A colleague came out, and luckily, she’d had experience dealing with mental health issues. She gave me a cup of tea, and she was the one who said: ‘you’ve ...
No beds for mental health patients in Dorset so they're being sent as far as Durham at a cost of £1.9m
VULNERABLE mental health patients are still being sent hundreds of miles for treatment – at a cost of £1,957,579 to the NHS a year. Dorset HealthCare admitted in the last year it has sent 96 psychiatric patients across the country due to a lack of beds ...
Princess Diana's tell-all interview on bulimia and self-harm will be used to teach schoolchildren how to overcome mental health problems
Princess Diana will be used as a role model for schoolchildren in lessons on how to overcome mental health problems. Diana, who died almost 20 years ago, talked about her experience of depression, the eating disorder bulimia and self-harming in her 1995 ...
Hairdresser turns barbershop into safe space for men to discuss mental health
Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK and in 2014, over a quarter of all suicides ... hard for many men to feel comfortable opening up about their mental health. “When I talk to people or men share their stories through the Lions ...
SMEs: changing attitudes to mental health taboos
There are numerous projects throughout the UK offering support to both employees and employers who have experienced mental health problems in the workplace; whether work has been a contributing factor to a person’s issues or not. eMen, the digital mental ...