Inside Housing – Insight – The pandemic and mental health: what are the next steps for building a wellness strategy?

[ad_1] Sponsored by HomeLINK A discussion hosted by Inside Housing, in association with HomeLINK, explores the lessons learned over the past year and how they should guide wellness strategies moving forward. Illustration by Neil Webb Sharelines Research by @MindCharity found 1 in 3 social housing residents experience mental health issues. An @InsideHousing roundtable explores the lessons … Read more

Prince William’s staff ‘planted stories about Harry’s mental health’, author claims

[ad_1] Omid Scobie has made fresh claims about the princes’ relationship in a new ITV documentary (Picture: Getty/Rex) Prince William’s aides began ‘planting stories’ about his brother’s mental health after Harry admitted the pair were ‘on different paths’, it has been claimed. New revelations about the princes’ relationship are set to come to light in … Read more

St Andrew’s Healthcare defends policies after carer kissed and sent explicit messages to Northampton mental health patient

[ad_1] Adam White, 32, of Woodside Green, was a given a 30-month community order at Northampton Crown Court on Wednesday (June 30) after previously pleading guilty to engaging in sexual activity with the female patient. A St Andrew’s spokesperson said: “We support vulnerable people and expect all of our staff to live by our ‘CARE’ … Read more

St Andrew’s Healthcare defends policies after carer kissed and sent explicit messages to Northampton mental health patient

[ad_1] Adam White, 32, of Woodside Green, was a given a 30-month community order at Northampton Crown Court on Wednesday (June 30) after previously pleading guilty to engaging in sexual activity with the female patient. A St Andrew’s spokesperson said: “We support vulnerable people and expect all of our staff to live by our ‘CARE’ … Read more

Slender Man stabber, 19, will be RELEASED from mental health facility

[ad_1] Slender Man stabber, 19, will be RELEASED from mental health facility as judge rules she’s no longer a threat after she and friend lured classmate to woods and stabbed her 19 times nearly killing her when they were 12 ‘to please fictional horror character’ Wisconsin judge ordered that Anissa Weier, 19, be released from … Read more

Micro dance festival heads to Fleetwood in bid to improve mental health

[ad_1] The whole event will focus on dancing and moving Let’s Move Micro Summer Festival on July 24 is the launchpad for Fleetwood Moves, a weekly series of community dance sessions designed to improve the town’s physical and mental health. The festival promises a medley of entertainment, jam-packed with dance, live music and even circus. … Read more

Fife teens forced to wait a combined 200,000 days for mental health support

[ad_1] New figures have revealed youngsters in Fife have been forced to wait a combined total of almost 200,000 days for mental health support in recent years. Children and teenagers waiting to be seen were delayed by a combined 197,918 days between 2017 and 2020. The statistics, which come from an Freedom of Information (FOI) … Read more

Good Mental Health is Good Business Sense

[ad_1] Published: 30 June 2021 Encouraging Surrey businesses to invest in employee mental health We know that greater numbers of Surrey residents, of all ages, are experiencing mental health problems, worsened by COVID, national and tiered lockdowns, social distancing and the effects of trauma, bereavement, and economic insecurity. On 30 June, Michael Coughlin, Surrey County … Read more

Reflecting on LGBTQ mental health discrimination in NC

[ad_1] Homosexuality was removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, the Bbible for mental health diagnoses, in 1973. Some of the harms of anti-LGBTQ discrimination remain. Recently, advocates reflected on how to better treat and represent the LGBTQ community. By Elizabeth Thompson Dan Leonard was struggling in the spring of 1966. He had recently come … Read more

Reflecting on LGBTQ mental health discrimination in NC

[ad_1] Homosexuality was removed from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, the Bbible for mental health diagnoses, in 1973. Some of the harms of anti-LGBTQ discrimination remain. Recently, advocates reflected on how to better treat and represent the LGBTQ community. By Elizabeth Thompson Dan Leonard was struggling in the spring of 1966. He had recently come … Read more