The poll found 7% had used or increased their reliance on prescription drugs.
By Katherine Sellgren BBC News education reporter Image copyrightThinkstockImage captionTeachers have long complained of a heavy workload One in 10 teachers say they have been prescribed anti-depressant drugs to cope with the pressure of their jobs, says a teachers’ union survey. The NASUWT survey of over 5,000 teachers found 22% had increased their alcohol intake […]
Suicide should not be hidden away but instead discussed with children to aid their understanding, claims a kids charity worker.
suicide_-_ashley_rose_-_flickrThe warning comes as researchers, charities and former sports stars prepare to come together this September to host The University of Manchester’s suicide bereavement conference.
MANCHESTER USERS NETWORK For good mental health attend the INFORMATION MEETING! Big Changes! Important Information, rights, & news for patients! Wednesday 9th October 2013. Time, 1.30pm. Held in Recovery Education, Room 1. (Where Mainway was). Park House Hospital. ALL PATIENTS WELCOME. “We need to support and help each other”. For further details : Tel (Alan) […]
The Next patient meeting will be at 1:30pm prompt Wednesday 14 Th August, 2013 Manchester Users Network (MUN) will meet on Wednesday 14 Th August, 2013 at the offices of MUN. As part of “It Is Time To Be Heard” campaign. It will be an occasion to allow feedback from this campaign. A published agenda […]
Bedroom Tax: Man yells ‘I’m sick of this s**t’ before cutting throat in horrifying benefits office protest 26 Jul 2013 12:40 Witnesses say the middle-aged man sliced his throat from ear-to-ear with a knife as he spoke to an adviser A Bedroom Tax victim yelled “I’m sick of all this s**t” before cutting his throat […]
Bedroom tax: Samaritans called in to train housing staff as levy sparks suicide attempts 21 Jul 2013 Demand for training sessions with experts from the emotional support charity has shot up 48% in the past three months, the Sunday People reports. Housing chiefs are calling in Samaritans as the Bedroom Tax pushes more tenants to […]