Mental Health News

Mental Health news

The UK's biggest news source dedicated soley to mental health. With new mental health news going live daily. We report on the stories that matter to you; from breaking news, new studies and surveys, medical breakthroughs, charity and government news, even real-life and celebrity accounts of mental illness. We get to the heart of issues that matter to you.

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European Depression Association calls MEPs to make the fight against depression in the workplace a priority.
need for quality assessment and care for over 60's who self-harm
New research could hold key to maintaining a youthful brain
Anders Behring Breivik trial stirs sensationalist media coverage of mental illness
Survey of UK workers shows that we are more stressed, working longers and taking fewer holidays
Too many men are waiting too long to see their GP when they have worries about male cancer and self-medicating with alcohol and drugs
Expert says music is like medicine and can help to heal us
Further study required to find out why some children with ADHD benefit from dietary change whilst others do not
Study suggests that people who smoke heavily are at a three times greater risk for major depression compared to those who quit
Open Your Mind campaign launched to raise awareness of the 27% of college/uni students with mental health difficulties
Teenage sufferers of depression are helped by a video game especially designed to combat the condition
BBC's Panorama programme exposes abuse of our elderly in care homes
A new blood test could prove breakthrough in diagnosing depression
Research suggests that all physical activities including exercise and daily household chores can reduce the risk of Alzheimer's
Being healthily aware that none of us is immortal can help us to prioritise our values and goals
Ringing in the ears is often associated with anxiety disorders and depression but insomnia worsens the symptoms
Teenagers should be aware of the risk of depression associated with the use of synthetic drugs
Government plans not backed up with funding
SANE partner's Science Museum for a unique evening exploring mental health
Excessive drinking in your 20s is not associated with a feeling of immaturity, however when you reach 30 this changes
Research suggests that, when searching for an object, it speeds up the process to find it if you say the word out loud
Ruminating over negative memories has been found to have a strong association with depression in women
Just two-questions could help parents and teachers to foresee a future anxiety disorder in young children
On average, one soldier dies every day and a half in Iraq or Afghanistan whereas one veteral kills themself every 80 minutes
It is necessary for anti-bullying organisation and programmes to have different intervention to deal with bullying and cyber-bullying
Research suggests that mothers are inclined to be more critical of a child with OCD than with their siblings
New research suggests that worrying may have evolved alongside intelligence as a beneficial trait
Charity Rethink Mental Illness launches new physical health campaign aimed at increasing life expectancy
Developing Emotional Awareness and Learning lessons help youths increase emtional skills
A resource which brings information and practical tips in one easy-to-read booklet launched by The Foundation for People with Learning Disabilities
Research suggests that people with common mental illnesses received less support from family and friends
For most children who hear voices the hallucination stops as they age but for those in whom it persists there is a risk of mental illness
Researchers are working on an alternative, reliable treatment for people who suffer from OCD
This week sees claims that injuries caused by New Year's fitness resolutions have cause a spike in employee absence from work
New study suggests that there is a link between a pronounced dislike of homosexuals and a suppression of their feelings
Recently obtained figures show an alarming increase in the number of service personnel suffering from mental illness
Young males who have experienced sexual abuse are five times more likely to cause teenage pregnancy
Brain imaging reveals that people with eating disorders have different brain activity in response to food
A new website has been launched to tackle the problem of drug and alcohol misuse among young people
Easter can hold great expectation and happiness but it can also be a time of great stress and pressure