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Yew Trees Hospital: Ten Staff Suspended At Mental Health Unit

Inspectors said CCTV footage recorded at the Yew Trees hospital in Kirby-le-Soken, Essex, appeared to show episodes of "physical and emotional abuse". The details...

Ask The Doctor: ‘I’m Barely Getting Myself Through The Day. Am...

I am constantly tired and feel like I am barely getting through the day. I don't find the mornings too bad, but by early...

Coronavirus: Online Program Offering Free Psychological Therapy Sessions To B.C. Residents

A tremendously popular program, which allows free access to a clinical psychologist during the COVID-19 pandemic, is undergoing some changes to help deal with...

Pollution And Mental Health

Psychological research has advanced alongside this, meaning several contributing biological factors of particular psychiatric disorders have been identified. However, genetic studies have failed to...

With Eating Disorders, Looks Can Be Deceiving

Distorted eating behaviors occur in young people irrespective of their weight, gender, race, ethnicity or sexual orientation...

Mental Illness Is Not Just Depression

A long-known notion has been followed regarding mental illnesses. A person with mental illness is described as “paagal” and is imagined to behave eccentrically....

COVID-19 Webinar 14: Mental HealthAnd Poverty Alleviation

The Lancet Psychiatry, Mental Health Innovation Network, MHPSS.net and United for Global Mental Health organise a series of weekly webinars designed to provide policy...

Visual Arts Help Marginalized Youth Learn Mindfulness And Self-Compassion

How do girls feel before and after learning mindfulness? The six girls in our program, aged 11 and 12, drew pictures showing that learning...

Mental Health Crisis Spawned By Coronavirus Fears And Lockdown Could Be...

The COVID-19 pandemic, which has shuttered much of the U.S. economy for more than two months, infected 1.6 million Americans and claimed the lives...

‘Don’t Push People Outside Of Their Comfort Zones Too Fast’: How...

The UK spent eight weeks in total lockdown, only allowing people to leave home for essential reasons, before the government started announcing plans to...

Take A Deep Breath: Making Risk-Based Decisions In The Coronavirus Era

Just last week, it seemed OK to have lunch out or maybe meet up with friends for a game of pickup soccer. Now, in...

Mental Health Toll Of Coronavirus To Create ‘Second Wave’ Of Pandemic,...

As Australia continues to flatten its curve of coronavirus cases, mental health experts are warning a "much deeper, longer curve" lies ahead as the...

How To Develop A Deep Connection With Your True Essence

This is the Dawn of a New Age and there is so much that is shifting and changing right now. But what can you...

Dutch Court Approves Euthanasia In Cases Of Advanced Dementia

Doctors in the Netherlands are able to carry out euthanasia on patients with severe dementia without fear of prosecution even if the patient no...

Coronavirus: Front-Line NHS Ataff ‘At Risk Of PTSD’

NHS staff on the front line of the coronavirus pandemic could develop anxiety, burnout, or post-traumatic stress disorder, the BBC has been told. Psychological...

Good Vibes Only? Why Positive Thinking Can Be Bad For Your...

Perhaps it's all Oprah's fault, or the Happy Pear boyos, or any Instagram influencer going. It's hard to pinpoint when exactly it started, but...

Study Finds 59.3% Of Individuals Have Depression In The Last Month...

Depression impacts quality of life at all life stages, but little is known about the factors related to depression in the last year of...

Speak Your Mind And HSBC: A Powerful New Global Mental Health...

Campaigning for better mental health support and investment is incredibly rewarding, but can be hard at times. So we should make time to celebrate...

Don’t Calm Down! Exam Stress May Not Be Fun But It...

Two-thirds of young people experience levels of exam stress that mental health organisation ReachOut describes as “worrying”. Research shows high levels of exam stress...

The Delicate Issue Of Taking Away A Senior’s Smartphone

At first, Dr. Robert Zorowitz thought his 83-year-old mother was confused. She couldn’t remember passwords to accounts on her computer. She would call and...

SA Union Says Hairdressers Should Be Offered Mental Health Training

From relationship problems to redundancies, hairdressers often hear it all, and one union is calling for more training to help deal with tough conversations...

Biodiversity May Benefit Mental Health By Affecting Gut Bacteria

Intuitively, we know that living in excessively polluted, built-up areas cannot be good for our health and that breathing in the fresh air of...

Is Anxiety More Common In Our 30s And 40s?

The data shows the likelihood of experiencing anxiety rises then declines – and women are more likely to feel it than men...

Stressed Out: Is Anxiety Adding Years To Your Face By Giving...

There's no question that in today's busy world, we're more stressed and anxious than ever. Last year, a study by the UK's Mental Health...

Deep Sleep May Reduce Anxiety Levels

A study conducted by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, has found that a sleepless night can raise anxiety levels by up to...

Mediterranean Diet May Help Ease Some Symptoms Of Depression

A healthy diet may help relieve the symptoms of depression. There is good evidence from observational studies that diet can affect mood, and now...

The Fight To Integrate Mental Health In The Global Fund Replenishment

As part of our objective to ensure mental health services are integrated throughout health systems United for Global Mental Health attended the Global Fund...

How To Stop Kids From Cutting Themselves – Advice From An...

I recently worked a shift in the emergency room at a Toronto-area hospital and was asked to see a 12-year-old boy who had cut...

Mental Health Concerns Increasingly Common Among Young Australians, Report Finds

The latest youth mental health report from Mission Australia and the Black Dog Institute has found rates of psychological distress among young people have...

Coming Out About Mental Health On Social Media

Susanna Harris was sitting in her lab class for her graduate program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill when she received...
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