Mental health spending across Manchester could be slashed by £1.5m next year, new figures show – despite the government handing an extra £40m to city health bosses.
The cut, revealed by a Labour Freedom of Information request, directly flouts government guidelines.
Eating more fish or taking regular fish oil supplements may help prevent psychosis in those most at risk, researchers claim.
In what is believed to be the first study of its kind, new research has revealed the omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil may be effective for reducing the risk of psychosis.
The study was published in Nature Communications and details how a 12-week intervention with omega-3 supplements substantially reduced the long-term risk of developing psychotic disorders.
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New guidelines will list factors that must be considered before people’s mental health crises are disclosed to employers in background checks.
Police will have to examine issues such as how long ago a detention under the Mental Health Act occurred, when assessing whether it is disclosed.
Historic social work meeting agrees joint approach to safeguard and promote a valuable profession:
A meeting of UK social work organisations has agreed to campaign collectively to safeguard their valuable profession.