Mental health professionals can benefit from knowledge of gaming and gambling29 October 2021
Gaming is known to improve mental health, as well as be a symptom of negative wellbeing. Dr Sarah Hodge, senior cyberpsychologist at Bournemouth University, introduces the Mindful Resilience Programme created to support and equip mental health practitioners with the skills to better understand the role of gaming in the lives of children.
St John Ambulance: How you can support young people’s mental health12 October 2021
Perinatal services need to better acknowledge the loss, trauma, and grief of miscarriages27 September 2021
Lived experience: Thousands of couples experience the loss of an unborn baby every year, however, many fall through the gaps in available mental health support. An expansion of perinatal mental health services, "shouldn’t just be for parents who enjoy a successful pregnancy. It should be available to the tens of thousands of women and men who go through the trauma and sadness of a miscarriage."
Digital services could provide a lifeline for UK’s mental health crisis20 September 2021
Previous Minister for Health, Lord Darzi of Denham, write the pandemic saw a seismic shift towards the use of digital technologies for health, including mental health. He argues that we still need to fully embrace the use of these technologies to better understand the scale of the mental health crisis and to better support the general population.
The ins and outs of anorexia recovery06 August 2021
Recovery from anorexia is complicated, not only does it involve returning to a healthy diet it also involves breaking unhealthy habits and promoting a positive frame of mind. In this article, Katy Moyes draws from her personal experience to suggest some illuminating tips to aid anyone struggling with anorexia achieve their road to recovery.