Major cause of dementia discovered

Just by chance saw this newspaper headline yesterday – “An international team of scientists have confirmed the discovery of a major cause of dementia, with important implications for possible treatment and diagnosis”. more Professor Garth Cooper from The University of Manchester, who leads the Manchester team, says the build-up of urea in the brain to […]

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Why mental health first aid should be taught in every school – to the pupils and the teachers

“Of £250m a year originally budgeted for ‘children and young people’s mental health’, there has been a £77m underspend this year. These figures highlight the gulf between what Conservative Ministers promise on mental health, and what they actually do” more  Neha Shah from the Independant Would also like an ‘Open Dialogue‘ approach to be part […]

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Coping Suggestions for Hearing Voices

There is a link on this website with a downloadable document with stratagies. It talks about taking care of yourself, keeping busy, avoiding triggers, dont believe what the voices tell you, use selective listening, support networks and celebrate each time you take control. Remember -“Research shows 4-10% of people hear voices, the same number as […]

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Want a better body image – try Nature by Viren Swami

    “These days, both scientists and policymakers agree about the importance of offering everyone access to green spaces, regardless of social background. That’s because easy access to nature encourages physical activity, which in turn has positive health effects” “Accessible green space is also good for our psychological well-being. For example, large-scale surveys in the […]

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