Itâs important for researchers to look for innovative ways to help people to manage their own mental health18 November 2013, Guest Blogger
Marcus Munafò, Professor of Biological Psychology and Ian Penton-Voak, Professor of Evolutional Psychology at the University of Bristol talk about how their ground-breaking app, HappyPlace, helps people cope with low mood in an innovative way.
A diagnosis of schizophrenia set me apart from the rest of the world15 November 2013,
As part of schizophrenia awareness week, David reflects on the impact of receiving a diagnosis of schizophrenia.
Nice work if you can get it6 November 2013, Chris O'Sullivan
For millions of us a good deal of our waking hours are spent at work, with the rest of the time often divided between travelling to work and worrying about work. It’s no wonder, then, that mental health in the workplace is becoming an increasingly pressing issue.
My Super Sweet 16 â a milestone to maturity and independence29 October 2013,
Turning 16 is a milestone age, but when you have a child with complex health needs this milestone is even more significant.
Increasing the social value of people with learning disabilities through employment14 October 2013, Keith Bates
Keith Bates, Head of Employment at the Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities shares how working life can increase opportunities for young people.
We need to act now, not sleep on it11 October 2013,
Neglecting a person’s posture during sleep has serious health consequences, particularly for children with complex health needs. We need to make a greater investment to ensure children are properly supported.
Is being old a mental health problem?8 October 2013,
There is a still a strong tendency among many people to associate old age very negatively, with a sense of it being a ‘burden on society’, something to be feared, and consisting primarily of an unpleasant combination of health conditions and problems.
Halloween horror brings out the best in online campaigning26 September 2013, Chris O'Sullivan
Wednesday night brought to the attention of the mental health world an appalling example of stigma.
Parenting, child protection and the case of Daniel Pelka24 September 2013,
The tragic death of Daniel Pelka rests at the hands of no other than his mother and step-father
Happy Dementia Awareness Day20 September 2013, Guest Blogger
Norman McNamara has been living with dementia for the last five years. He talks about what Dementia Awareness Day means to him.