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Schizophrenia

New “brain training” research may help people with schizophrenia

Video game based “brain training” could potentially aid people with schizophrenia, a new study has revealed
informal carers

Millions of informal carers are under significant stress and financial strain

Research commissioned by WeMa Life has revealed that almost 8 million informal carers across the UK are under significant stress and financial strain
physical conditions

New mental health initiative launched to support children with physical conditions

A new initiative to prevent mental health problems arising in children with long-term physical conditions has been successfully piloted across Scotland Long-term conditions, such as arthritis, spinal bifida, epilepsy and diabetes often have a profound impact on the mental health of children and young people. Those living with long-term conditions are...
tinnitus symptoms

Millions of brits are suffering with tinnitus

A hearing loss survey revealed that 1 in 5 brits are suffering from the most common tinnitus symptoms A survey of 2,000 adults, commissioned by Oticon, has revealed that tinnitus is affecting millions of brits and 21% of those have experienced symptoms such as ringing, buzzing or persistent noise in...
nutritional psychiatry

Understanding mental health – through our stomachs

Alex Schubert from the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP) explores the link between our mental health and what we eat Every day we consume a wide variety of substances with the specific goal of modifying our mental states. These can range from substances that are overtly mood-altering, such as coffee...
clinical pharmacy

From Rwanda into the clinical pharmacy in the Palatinate

As part of their partnership, Rhineland-Palatinate region of Germany and Rwanda foster the exchange of knowledge in hospital management, medical professions and psychiatric care by funding mutual visits of their local experts as this profile reveals In the course of this exchange, two young scholarship holders visited Pfalzklinikum, service provider...
european mental health systems

Report reveals flaws and human rights challenges in European mental health systems

Mental Health Europe and the University of Kent-Tizard Centre have launched a new report which has revealed the flaws and human rights challenges in European mental health systems Tens and thousands of people with mental health problems are living in psychiatric and other institutions in Europe today. At least 264,000...
workplace mental health

Good management is essential for positive mental health in the workplace

Mental Health Europe’s Director Maria Nyman shares insights on how to promote a positive work environment to improve workplace mental health The benefits of promoting positive workplace mental health, as well as the existing psychosocial risks linked to work and employment, are widely acknowledged. Most of us will also know...
Speech, language and communication

Speech, language and communication skills

Director of Education at I CAN, Deirdre Fitzpatrick turns the spotlight on speech, language and communication skills (SLCN) As I CAN’s Director of Education I’m proud to be able to say our schools, Dawn House School in Nottinghamshire and Meath School in Surrey, provide an environment where all children and...
modern, accessible and equitable health care system

A modern, accessible and equitable health care system

Open Access Government sheds light on the priorities of Sweden’s Minister for Social Security, Annika Strandhäll to promote a modern, accessible and equitable health care system Sweden’s Ministry of Health and Social Affairs is responsible for all issues that fall under the concern of the welfare of society. This predominantly...
Ignition! Workshop

Ignition! Workshop – Training to be Amazing!

Wellbeing Dynamics presents the Ignition! Workshop - a programme for young people ages 9-25 to encourage self-esteem and mental well-being Young People are our new Leaders, Entrepreneurs, Scientists, Doctors, Nurses, Actors and Inventors - along with the plethora of other wonderful roles and vocations they will be embracing in their lives...
improve health

Supporting better health for all

The Wellcome Trust backs ideas from all over the world to improve health for everyone, as Open Access Government learns The Wellcome Trust traces its roots back to the entrepreneur and philanthropist Sir Henry Wellcome, a man born on the American frontier who, with his partner Silas Burroughs, built a...
mental illness

Genetic studies of suicide risk and research into mental illness

The Department of Psychiatry; University of Utah School of Medicine lifts the lid on their research into mental illness and suicide Nearly 800,000 people die by suicide every year, and suicide is the leading cause of death for people aged 15-29. While the environment has had an undeniable impact, evidence...
drop in the number of GPs

Jeremy Hunt accused of ‘astonishing failure’ over drop in the number of GPs

Jeremy Hunt has been criticised after new data shows a substantial drop in the number of GPs despite his promise to boost staff
Neuropshychopharmacology

The challenge of mental disorders: European neuroscience answers the call

Executive Director of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), Alexander Schubert looks at how science is unravelling the complexity of the human brain
public health concern

Suicide: A major public health concern

Dr Jane Pearson from NIMH highlights suicide as a public health concern and addresses how can be prevented and the contributing factors behind it
Pfalzklinikum

In the midst of life: the importance of community-based services

Director of the Pfalzklinikum facility "Care-Foster-Live", Birgit Fuchs, underlines the vital mental health services of the company and how they improve tolerance and acceptance The requirements and services in community-based services are as individual as their users – however, they all have the same goal: to accept impaired people in...
workplace mental health

Workplace mental health: Healthy workforce, healthy society

The European Brain Council (EBC) highlights the challenges around workplace mental health, following World Mental Health Day on 10th October
health funding boost

Scottish government to introduce mental health funding boost

The Scottish Government has announced a mental health funding boost of £500,000 in a move announced on World Mental Health day
mental health staff

Mental health staff say cuts have lead to increased assault

Mental health staff have linked cuts to services and staff shortages with an increase in assault and abuse from patients, especially in England 

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