Looking Beyond The Pills

Looking Beyond The Pills

A Healthy Mind In A Healthy Society ! The Big Story mental health the US, psychiatrists (who are seeing an influx of victims of the Wall Street meltdown) are dispensing with dealing with patients’ inner lives and going for short consultations geared towards ‘management’ with medication. Yet for decades, this increasing medicalisation has been resisted […]

New Course Points To Better Success

New Course Points To Better Success

Mental health course hailed a success Published on Saturday 21 April 2012 19:00 A DOCTOR who launched free mental health sessions for men in Newmarket has hailed the course as a success.   Dr Duncan Precious, a clinical psychologist who works for the NHS in Bedfordshire, launched the sessions to try and address the inequalities […]

Being Frank On Suffering Depression -Frankie Sandford Pop Idol :

Being Frank On Suffering Depression -Frankie Sandford Pop Idol :

Health: Depression – don’t suffer alone Published on Wednesday 11 April 2012 06:30 They may seem to have it all, but like 10 per cent of the population, the rich and famous can also suffer from depression. After another star speaks out, Katie Baldwin reports on this indiscriminate illness.   After another star speaks out, […]

National Audit for Psychological Therapies. A Report For Service Users

National Audit for Psychological Therapies. A Report For Service Users

Psychological therapy services demonstrate benefits for patients but further improvement is needed, national clinical audit report find:- A report into the care received by patients with anxiety and depression across more than 350 NHS-funded psychological therapy services in England and Wales has revealed good overall standards of care but substantial variation in quality. The National […]

MINDFUL OF THE BLOG – CEO – HELPS AWARENESS ON MENTAL HEALTH

MINDFUL OF THE BLOG – CEO – HELPS AWARENESS ON MENTAL HEALTH

Good month for mental health awareness’ – Chief Executive Chief Executive Jackie Daniel explains why this month has been a good one for mental health awareness in her first blog for the website. Monday, 2 nd April, 2012 This last month has been a good one in terms of raising the profile of mental health and […]