Mental health hospital admissions for young people require “multiple suicide attempts”, say service users
UK Autism charity launches online platform to reduce loneliness and isolation
The domino effect of the pandemic waiting list
Could mental health disorders be a warning sign for dementia?
How can NHS mental health services recover, when demand is higher than ever?
Recent NHS digital data shows "an impossible situation to manage" says Dr Adrian James from The Royal College of Psychiatrists. We have been discussing the impending mental health crisis as an aftershock of the pandemic for over a year - why then, has it taken so long for the government to come up with a full, detailed and tailored recovery plan for NHS mental health services?
Ensuring people with mental health conditions receive the financial help they need
Lots of people who have a long-term mental health condition aren't aware that they could be receiving financial aid for the impact their condition has on their daily life. Similarly professionals might not know they can advise patients and clients on how to seek out this aid. In this article we break down the guidance around PIP and why it's beneficial to know about it.
What did the Health and Social Care Secretary’s speech on reform say about mental health?
High rates of undiagnosed autism might be contributing to suicide risk, study uncovers
Girls' mental health is “at a precipice” as the pandemic reveals its long-term impact
How might we use our mental health services to prevent homelessness?
‘Overlooked and underfunded’: experts call for global action to deal with depression
According to The Lancet and World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Commission, the world is currently failing to tackle the persistent and increasingly severe global crisis of depression. Experts at the organisations have outlined an ambitious set of recommendations to tackle global inequities in diagnosis, treatment, and prevention, including prioritising an innovative staged approach to care and early intervention.