How your environment affects your mental health

Lots of factors contribute to poor mental health. Genetics, personal history, diet, lifestyle…all of these play a part. However, when trying to parse the causes of our mental health struggles, many of...

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Music and Mental Health

Many of us love music, but did you realise that it’s good for your mental health? It’s true! Researchers have found that dopamine levels increase in the brain when people listen to music that they enj...

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Time to Talk Day

Time to Talk Day is nearly upon us! This is a fantastic initiative, which encourages everyone to sit down and have a chat about mental health. We’re getting better, as a society, at talking about the ...

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What do you think about the Mental health announcements in the budget?

Chancellor Philip Hammond announced a £2bn increase in mental health funding by 2023-24. The money is part of an extra £20bn for NHS England announced by Theresa May in the summer, with Scotland, Wale...

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End to conversion therapy supported by leading psychological, psychotherapeutic and counselling organisations

The announcement this week of a Government pledge to consider options to end the practice of conversion therapy is a positive development says the Coalition against Conversion Therapy. Dr Igi/Lyndse...

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Male suicide in the UK

Did you know that each week in the UK 84 men take their own life? Suicide continues to be the single biggest killer of men under 45 and males still account for three quarters of all suicides in the UK...

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Kate Middleton Launches New Mental Health Website Aimed at Helping Children

The Duchess of Cambridge is launching a new website to help children access better mental health support in school. The mental health and wellbeing of children has always been a top priority for the d...

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Counselling and the Construction Industry

The construction industry has been in the news a lot recently for a number of reasons. One of the positive reasons was the launch of Mates in Mind last year; it shone a spotlight on the need to suppor...

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Pledge to boost mental health support in schools

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