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Poll finds COVID-19 anxiety is key concern for US adults

Research by the University of Phoenix found that 41% of Americans are worried about COVID-19 anxiety levels, even more than concerns about paying bills and rent.
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Suicide prevention: A complex issue for the Canadian Government

In this mental health focus - we thoughtfully consider suicide prevention - a complex issue for the Canadian Government.
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The world of mental health: Insights into suicide, stress and stigmas

Steph Hazlegreaves, Digital Editor at Open Access Government, delves into the world of mental health in this report that looks at suicide, stress and stigmas
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Adolescents in Crisis: Suicide, assault and elopement

Here, Wade Junek describes strategies for helping adolescents in crisis, specifically targeting suicide, assault and elopement.
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Cause of suicide risk in brain identified by researchers

Suicide is the cause of death for 800,000 people globally, with one person every 40 seconds: What have researchers identified about suicide risk in the brain?
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Researchers find high self-harm rate for middle-aged men

Self-harm rates in middle-aged men increased significantly following the 2008 financial crisis, according to a study led by researchers at The University of Manchester.
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Should employers take a gendered approach to mental health?

The 'masculinity' of men infringes on their access to psychological help: Read this to hear a helpful approach to mental health.
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UK Digital Secretary meets those harmed by the internet

An upcoming White Paper will outline steps government will take to ensure the UK is a safer place to be online for those harmed by the internet
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Neurobiological research drives the ability to treat mental illness

Jeffrey Borenstein, of the Brain & Behavior Research Foundation argues that research drives the ability to treat mental illness and why funding innovative neurobiological research is a priority.
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First ever cross-government suicide prevention plan published

The cross-government plan for suicide prevention has a focus on how social media and the latest technology can identify those most at risk.
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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...
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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
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Suicide Prevention Week: Organisations and charities

Yesterday marked the start of National Suicide Prevention Week in the US and Worldwide Suicide Prevention Day, with charities raising awareness globally
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Suicide rates are ‘unacceptably high’, say Health Committee

The Health Committee says a clear implementation strategy and increased support for public mental health services are needed to bring down suicide rates In its interim report into suicide prevention, the Health Committee outlines the main themes emerging from witnesses to its inquiry. The findings are being presented to government...

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