Could physical trauma be a predictor of depression and PTSD?
Early intervention and prevention is becoming a more vital part of mental health treatment than ever before. In a recent study from the University of Philadelphia researchers have isolated two effective screening tools to identify those who might be at risk of developing post-injury PTSD and depression.
New stage play to raise much needed awareness of postpartum psychosis
9 in 10 teachers report that their job has adversely impacted their mental health
Early intervention is key to managing the rise in kids seeking mental health support
Student Space is “a place of hope for students who are concerned about their mental health”
MPs hear that the Government’s children’s mental health policy lacks ‘ambition’
On Tuesday, the Department for Education announced that wellbeing scores for children and young people are up and that their rollout of Mental Health Support Teams is exceeding their 2017 targets. However, on the same say, MPs on the Commons education committee heard that Government policy still 'lacks the ambition' necessary to tackle the systemic problems of provision and access within children's mental health services.
Everyday racism is a 'debilitating problem' in the NHS, finds survey of doctors
Survivors Trust launch #CheckWithMeFirst campaign for professionals engaging with survivors
New ‘health engineering’ study aims to improve outcomes of mental health hospital discharges
Why Joanna Lumley’s “mental illness bandwagon” comment is potentially harmful
Recently, Dame Joanna Lumley claimed on a podcast hosted by Isabel Oakshott, that people are jumping on a "mental illness bandwagon" who are not actually experiencing mental-ill health. Attempts to distinguish between 'real' mental illness and 'not real' has been commonplace since mental health entered common parlance. What might this conversation teach us?
Parents' mental health has worsened over last two years, survey says
There has been a lot of focus over the last 12 months, on how the pandemic has impacted young people, especially young teens. Less attention has been given to how this has also in turn impacted parents. A new survey by youth mental health charity stem4 has found a staggering number of parents struggling.