Mental Health

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Thursday, May 16, 2019

The Vamps’ James McVey shares his struggles with body image

The Vamps’ James McVey shares his struggles with body image

The Vamps’ James McVey shares his struggles with body image

James McVey from The Vamps has described how he struggled with his body image after coming out the I’m A Celebrity jungle.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Police are not treating Steve Dymond's death as suspicious

Jeremy Kyle Show guest 'took own life'

Jeremy Kyle Show guest 'took own life'

ITV has been urged to cancel The Jeremy Kyle Show following the apparent suicide of a guest.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Thursday, May 9, 2019

One in five police workers suffer from PTSD, study finds

One in five police workers suffer from PTSD, study finds

An “alarming” amount of UK police officers and staff suffer from some form of post-traumatic stress disorder, a new study suggests.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

A quarter of Britons consider it ‘taboo’ to talk about money

A quarter of Britons consider it ‘taboo’ to talk about money

A quarter of Britons consider it ‘taboo’ to talk about money

Britons have revealed that they would rather talk about their weight than their personal finances.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Man who vandalised mosque 'not a racist’, says mother

Man who vandalised mosque 'not a racist’, says mother

The mother of a man who left abusive graffiti on a mosques in Preston has insisted he is "not a racist".

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Police not investigating ‘serious crimes’ due to budget cuts

Police not investigating ‘serious crimes’ due to budget cuts

Police not investigating ‘serious crimes’ due to budget cuts

Peter Bleksley, a former Metropolitan Police Detective, has said that “serious crimes” are not being investigated, suggesting that instead people needed to “protect” themselves.

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

‘Homeless Hero’ walks over 100 miles for mental health campaign

‘Homeless Hero’ walks over 100 miles for mental health campaign

‘Homeless Hero’ walks over 100 miles for mental health campaign

‘Homeless Hero’ Tony Long walked from London to Bristol to raise awareness about the impact mental health has on those who are homeless.

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Saturday, April 6, 2019

Ex-Chief Prosecutor: ‘Mental health plays significant part’ in rising knife crime

Ex-Chief Prosecutor: ‘Mental health plays significant part’ in rising knife crime

Ex-Chief Prosecutor: ‘Mental health plays significant part’ in knife crime

Nazir Afzal, a former Chief Prosecutor of North West England, has said that mental health issues "play a significant part" in the rise of knife crime.

London mental health facility to be investigated over teenager’s suicide

London mental health facility to be investigated over teenager’s suicide

London mental health facility to be investigated over teenager’s suicide

A charity responsible for a mental health facility where a teenager was found hanged is being investigated.

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Avicii

Late DJ remembered with mental health foundation

Late DJ remembered with mental health foundation

The family of Swedish DJ Avicii has launched a foundation in his memory nearly a year after his death.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Friday, March 1, 2019

Sean Rigg: Met police cleared of misconduct over custody death

Sean Rigg: Met police cleared of misconduct over custody death

Sean Rigg: Met police cleared of misconduct over custody death

Five Metropolitan Police officers have been cleared of the death of a musician who died in Brixton police station, ten years after it happened.

Friday, February 22, 2019

Friday, February 22, 2019

Mental Health

'Appalling' mental health provision behind rise in self-harming children

'Appalling' mental health provision behind rise in self-harming children

‘Appalling’ mental health provsion is behind a sharp rise in the number of self-harming children, a professor has claimed.

Monday, January 7, 2019

Monday, January 7, 2019

What's in the government's NHS ten-year plan?

What's in the government's NHS ten-year plan?

What's in the government's NHS ten-year plan?

Theresa May will unveil a plan for overhauling certain areas of the NHS by providing additional funding, but staff shortages and social care are still not being addressed

Friday, December 7, 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018

Rugby

Nearly two-thirds of rugby players suffer mental health problems after retiring from the game, figures show

Nearly two-thirds of rugby players suffer mental health issues after retirement

Statistics from the Rugby Players' Association show that nearly two-thirds of rugby players suffer mental health problems after retirement.

Wonkee Wednesday

Bath Spa University rebrand 'Wonkee Wednesday' mental health initiative after backlash

University rebrands 'Wonkee Wednesday' mental health initiative after backlash

The University has decided to rebrand its 'Wonkee Wednesday' mental health initiative after students raised concerns about the name.

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Wednesday, December 5, 2018

More than 130,000 children will be without a home at Christmas, says homeless charity Shelter

More than 130,000 children will be without a home at Christmas, says homeless charity Shelter

More than 130,000 children will be without a home at Christmas, says Shelter

More than 130,000 children will not have a “permanent home” on Christmas Day, the homeless charity Shelter has found.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Police

Mental health support has fallen to the 'poor old police', says former detective

Mental health support has fallen to the 'poor old police', says former detective

A former Metropolitan Police officer has claimed the "poor old police" are taking on mental health support roles in the wake of cuts to mental health services.

Friday, November 23, 2018

Friday, November 23, 2018

Mental Health

Children are reaching 'crisis point' before they get mental health support, says Centre for Mental Health spokesman

Children are reaching 'crisis point' before they get mental health support

The deputy chief executive of the Centre for Mental Health has claimed more children are being "left at the point at which they hit a crisis" before receiving mental health help.

Thursday, November 22, 2018

Thursday, November 22, 2018

NSPCC on report on youngsters' mental disorders: 'We're failing young people'

NSPCC on report on youngsters' mental disorders: 'We're failing young people'

A report from NHS Digital found that one in eight young people had a mental disorder in 2017

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Manchester Attack

Government's promise of mental health support 'not actually happening', says survivor of Manchester Arena terror attack

Government promise of mental health support 'not actually happening'

A survivor of the Manchester Arena bombing has claimed the government's promise of providing better mental health support is "not actually happening".

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Saturday, November 10, 2018

California gunman stopped shooting to post on social media, official says

California gunman stopped shooting to post on social media, official says

California gunman stopped shooting to post on social media, official says

A gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar posted at least one Instagram post after the beginning of the massacre, an official has said.

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Mental health charity refutes Esther McVey's suggestion they support Universal Credit

Mental health charity refutes Esther McVey's suggestion they support Universal Credit

Mental health charity refutes McVey's suggestion they support Universal Credit

Mental health charity Mind has responded to Esther McVey's suggestion that they said she had 'listened to charities' by reiterating their opposition to current Universal Credit regulations

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

NHS nurse attacked on mental health unit: ‘I still have nightmares’

NHS nurse attacked on mental health unit: ‘I still have nightmares’

NHS nurse attacked on mental health unit: ‘I still have nightmares’

Sharon Morris, a former mental health nurse has said she was diagnosed with PTSD and still has nightmares after being attacked by a patient two years ago.

Monday, October 29, 2018

Monday, October 29, 2018

Chancellor Budget 2018

Budget 2018: Beer duty frozen, new tax on tech giants and £420 million for potholes

Autumn Budget 2018: What was announced?

In this year's Autumn Budget, chancellor Philip Hammond announced a new UK Digital Services tax as well as millions in funding for local highway authorities to tackle potholes with.

This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices’ in previous years, says Matt Hancock

This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices', says Matt Hancock

Matt Hancock: This budget ‘bears fruit’ for people who have ‘made sacrifices’

Health and Social Care Secretary Matt Hancock has said he knows “people have made sacrifices” for the economy, but its strong growth means the hardship “is all starting to bear fruit”.

Extra £2bn for mental health services to be announced in Budget

Extra £2bn for mental health services to be announced in Budget

Extra £2bn for mental health services to be announced in Budget

Chancellor Philip Hammond is expected to announce a £2 billion per year injection into mental health services in the Autumn Budget 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Thursday, October 25, 2018

'If cancer treatment was comparable to mental health treatment, it would be a scandal', says researcher

'If cancer treatment was comparable to mental health treatment, it would be a scandal', says researcher

'If cancer treatment was like mental health treatment, there'd be a scandal'

A researcher at the Institute of Public Policy Research tells Julia Hartley-Brewer that the NHS must increase its spending on mental health to achieve parity of esteem with physical illnesses

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Mental health nurses join Gordon Brown in calling for an end to universal credit

Mental health nurses join Gordon Brown in calling for an end to universal credit

Mental health nurses join Gordon Brown in calling for an end to universal credit

The Mental Health Nurse Association sent a letter to Esther McVey calling for universal credit to be scrapped

Matt Hancock: 'Treat mental health in the same way as physical health'

Matt Hancock: 'Treat mental health in the same way as physical health'

Matt Hancock: 'Treat mental health in the same way as physical health'

Matt Hancock said the new Suicide Prevention Minister will prioritise tackling mental health issues with a 'joined-up' approach to the causes

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

'I felt ashamed' of self-harming, woman tells Eamonn Holmes as study finds one in four teen girls have self-harmed

'I felt ashamed' of self-harming, woman tells Eamonn Holmes as study finds one in four teen girls have self-harmed

'I felt ashamed' of self-harming, woman tells Eamonn Holmes

Writer Laura Kilvington said shame, and people thinking she was 'attention seeking' stopped her speaking about self harm as a child

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I deliberately drank too much when I was 14 and I don’t think I was self-harming'

Julia Hartley-Brewer: 'I deliberately drank too much when I was 14 and I don’t think I was self-harming'

Hartley-Brewer: 'I drank too much at 14 and I don’t think I was self-harming'

A Children's Society report revealed that around one in four 14-year-old girls self-harm.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Friday, June 22, 2018

Sophie Gradon 'did not receive aftercare' following Love Island appearance

Sophie Gradon claimed 'there was no aftercare' following Love Island appearance

Sophie Gradon claimed 'there was no aftercare' following Love Island appearance

Psychologist Emma Kenny, who appeared at a conference about bullying with Sophie Gradon, says the tragic Love Island contestant told her there was no post-show aftercare

Monday, June 11, 2018

Monday, June 11, 2018

Grenfell: £8 million NHS mental health response reached over 6,000 people

Grenfell: NHS figures estimate 1,694 people suffering with PTSD

Grenfell: NHS figures estimate 1,694 people suffering with PTSD

The NHS received £8 million in additional funding to reach as many as possible following the Grenfell Tower fire, and anticipates services will be needed 'for years'

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Mental health myths busted with Emma Kenny

World Mental Health Day: Celebs share their experiences, and we bust some myths

World Mental Health Day: Celebs share their experiences, and we bust some myths

TV psychologist Emma Kenny answers some common questions about mental health issues, and celebrities including Anna Williamson, Frank Turner and Jasmine Harman share their experiences

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

48% of people stay silent on mental health in the workplace, study finds

48% of people stay silent on mental health in the workplace, study finds

48% of people stay silent on mental health in the workplace, study finds

Mental health organisation Mind has conducted a survey of almost 44,000 employees, with almost half experiencing stress, low mood and anxiety while working at their current organisation

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Matt Fearon and his daughter Amaryllis

It's not just mums who get postnatal depression. One dad shares his story

It's not just mums who get postnatal depression. One dad shares his story

Matt Fearon thought he was just overwhelmed by parenting, but he was suffering from paternal depression, which one in 10 men could experience

Monday, May 14, 2018

Monday, May 14, 2018

One third of children with mental health issues are denied help, says NSPCC

One third of children with mental health issues are denied help, says NSPCC

One third of children with mental health issues are denied help, says NSPCC

Research by the NSPCC shows the number of children referred for mental health help has increased since 2014, but a third are being refused help

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

NSPCC urges PM to act as '150 children a day denied mental health help'

NSPCC urges PM to act as '150 children a day denied mental health help'

NSPCC urges PM to act as '150 children a day denied mental health help'

The NSPCC has written to the Prime Minister to urge her to speed up improvements to child mental health services

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Good exam results are important – but not at the expense of mental health, warns Helen Lowe

Headmaster: Parents putting too much pressure on kids to perform

Headmaster: Parents putting too much pressure on kids to perform

Some parents are putting academic success above their child's health and happiness, Helen Lowe has warned

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

'Jeremy Corbyn ran rings round Theresa May' - Prime Minister criticised for response to mental heath at PMQs

'Jeremy Corbyn ran rings round Theresa May' - PM criticised over mental heath services

Theresa May criticised for response to mental heath at PMQs

Theresa May was asked about mental health services by Jeremy Corbyn

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Netmums says we must normalise emotional and mental health problems suffered by new mothers

Netmums says we must normalise emotional and mental health problems suffered by new mothers

'We must bust the taboo surrounding new mums' mental health problems'

The editor-in-chief at Netmums Anne-Marie O'Leary says we must help friends who we see suffering

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

UK cannabis market dominated by 'skunk', research shows

UK cannabis market dominated by skunk, research shows

UK cannabis market dominated by skunk, research shows

Experts are concerned about the mental health implications of using strong cannabis

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thursday, February 22, 2018

'Anti-depressants are serious pills for serious illness, not just feeling down', says author

'Anti-depressants are serious pills for serious illness, not just feeling down', says author

'Anti-depressants are serious pills for serious illness, not just feeling down'

Author Mark Rice-Oxley thinks men don't always have the 'emotional vocabulary to be able to confront' mental health problems

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

'Increase in eating disorder hospital admissions shows lack of community services', says charity Beat

Spike in eating disorder hospital admissions shows people aren't getting helped early enough, says charity Beat

'Spike in eating disorder hospital admissions shows people need help earlier'

Tom Quinn from eating disorder charity Beat says people's problems get worse the longer they go without help

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Logan Paul announces return to YouTube after controversial suicide victim video

Logan Paul announces return to YouTube after controversial suicide victim video

Logan Paul announces return to YouTube after controversial suicide victim video

YouTube cut ties with Logan Paul after he uploaded a video appearing to show a suicide victim

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

'Donald Trump is a vain idiot and his medical has been smoothed over', says Jamie East

'Donald Trump is a vain idiot and his medical has been smoothed over', says Jamie East

'Donald Trump is a vain idiot and his medical has been smoothed over'

Jamie East spoke to US political commentator Bill Barnard about Donald Trump's medical assessment

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Boxer Ricky Hatton on mental health, I'm A Celebrity and Mayweather v McGregor

Boxing star Ricky Hatton on mental health, I'm A Celebrity and Mayweather v McGregor

Boxer Ricky Hatton on mental health, I'm A Celebrity and Mayweather v McGregor

Ricky Hatton says no matter what your title or what you've done everyone can suffer from mental health problems

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Father admits to abandoning 11-year-old deaf-mute son in Singapore

Father admits to abandoning 11-year-old deaf-mute son in Singapore

Father admits to abandoning 11-year-old deaf-mute son in Singapore

It is claimed the father thought his son would receive better care in Singapore

Monday, October 30, 2017

Monday, October 30, 2017

Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after the fire

Grenfell Tower: Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after the fire

Thousands of people seeking treatment for mental health issues after Grenfell

The numbers of people affected by the tower fire are expected to be around roughly 11,000

Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

'You cruelly treated us like animals' - Theresa May criticised over mental health announcement

'You cruelly treated us like animals' - Theresa May criticised over mental health announcement

'You treat us like animals' - Theresa May criticised over mental health

Theresa May said 'around 2 million public sector workers will receive unprecedented mental health support'

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Report finds around 300,000 workers lose their jobs due to mental health issues

Report finds around 300,000 workers lose their jobs every year due to mental health issues

300,000 workers lose their jobs every year due to mental health issues

A review commissioned by Theresa May found one in six struggle with mental health issues in the workplace

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Chris Hughes starred on Live Island

World Mental Health Day: Love Island's Chris Hughes talks about suffering in silence

World Mental Health Day: Love Island's Chris Hughes talks about suffering in sil

Love Island star spoke to talkRADIO showbiz reporter Johnny Seifert on World Mental Health Day about his mental health struggles

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Grenfell Tower: 'Local council missed a key time to help people with mental health'

Grenfell Tower suicides: 'Local council missed a key time to help people with mental health'

'Council missed a key time to help Grenfell Tower victims with mental health'

Mental health campaigner Yvette Greenway says people want to talk about their problems but are fed up with not being listened to so are giving up

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Man admits 'horrific and violent' murder of wife and five children

Man admits 'horrific and violent' murder of wife and five children

Man admits 'horrific and violent' murder of wife and five children

Mesac Damas reportedly said at a hearing that he loves his wife and children the most out of anyone

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Thursday, August 17, 2017

Retired firefighter had private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

Retired firefighter forced to seek private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

Retired firefighter had private care for PTSD as NHS took too long to help

A former station commander has revealed his mental health problems as many retired firefighters are struggling with mental health after the Grenfell Tower fire

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