Social media and young people's mental health9 May 2016, Guest Blogger
Our work placement student Brayan Herrera looks at the impact of social media on young people's mental health.
Academic pressure, the strive for perfection and eating disorders26 April 2016,
Does high pressure to achieve encourage greater perfectionism, triggering eating disorders in girls? Una Foye looks at the evidence.
How might mobile technology aid maternal mental health?23 March 2016, Guest Blogger
Jose Marcano looks at maternal mental health problems and the vast potential of mobile technology to improve it.
Unprecedented rise in children being prescribed anti-depressants9 March 2016, Isabella Goldie
The World Health Organisation has raised concerns about an unprecedented rise in the number of children being prescribed anti-depressants in UK.
Supporting mothers to stay mentally well6 March 2016,
We asked mums what their tips are to support mothers to stay mentally well. This is what they said.
The things I would tell myself before I had children3 March 2016, Guest Blogger
Emi Watson, mum of two, contemplates what she would tell her 'childless' self.
Maternal mental health is everyone's business...but we need leadership from Stormont29 February 2016,
Iris Elliott examines maternal mental health support in her native Northern Ireland.
Preventing suicide and poor mental health in new mums11 December 2015, Rachel Gregory
A recent study by The Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths, based at the University of Oxford, found that ‘around half of suicides by women while pregnant or after giving birth could be prevented by better standards of care’. Rachel Gregory, Project Manager of Mums in Babies in Mind, a partnership between the Maternal Mental Health Alliance and the Mental Health Foundation, comments.
Our day with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge28 October 2015, Chris O'Sullivan
Mental Health Foundation staff had the honour of meeting their Royal Highnesses the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as part of a Royal visit to the city of Dundee. Chris O'Sullivan shares his thoughts on a positive and productive day.
Mental health informed youth work: what Right Here learned and what could come next20 August 2015, Guest Blogger
Right Here was a five-year young people’s mental health and wellbeing programme developed and managed by Paul Hamlyn Foundation and the Mental Health Foundation. Project lead to Right Here, Susan Blishen, takes stock of what Right Here learned and achieved, and what could come next