Too many people are narrow-minded when considering the lifestyle of people with disabilities11 May 2012, Christine-Koulla Burke
One in five people think disabled people need to accept they cannot have the same opportunities in life as non-disabled people and a quarter of Britons think disabled people exaggerate their disability, according to a new report.
Male depression: the importance of being honest10 May 2012,
The often unhelpful clichés of 'big boys don't cry' and 'what doesn’t kill you only makes you stronger' are etched onto the public consciousness and can be a big barrier to men seeking treatment for their mental conditions.
How we relate13 April 2012,
Employers often focus on making profit; but poor mental health is a prominent factor in costly sickness and absence.
The Undateables13 April 2012,
The main point of a new Channel 4 programme should be that this it's the story of several people who want to find love - a universal struggle that every member of society can identify with, whether you're disabled or not.
Mental health and later life26 March 2012,
Whilst it’s clearly good news that a study has shown mental wellbeing to improve with age, strong evidence suggests that for around a quarter of people over the age of 65, their mental health not only declines but gets significantly worse.
Defusing the Dementia âtime bombâ16 March 2012,
The language used to talk about dementia has the potential effect of sensationalising the disease.
Hitting the road â delivering training around employing people with learning disabilities16 March 2012,
We know that 65% of people with a learning disability want to find paid work, yet despite this only 6% are in employment.
Mid-life women and mental health29 February 2012,
A new study suggesting that older mothers are more likely to suffer from depression than women who have children at a younger age.
To good health!21 February 2012,
We’d like to see increased education about the association between alcohol use and mental health in schools and youth clubs, and for health staff to advise patients about the dangers of excessive drinking to both their mental and physical health.
People with learning disabilities are still not being included in decisions about their care16 February 2012,
Based on its review of services for people with learning disabilities, a recent Care Quality Commission (CGC) report indicated that many care homes and hospitals are still failing to provide patient-centred care.