Month: August 2014

Debt link with mental ill health

Posted on 19 August 2014 by Keith Lynch

MoneySavingExpert.com 14.05.14 More than a third of people who’ve had mental health problems, or have partners with mental health problems, have experienced severe or crisis debt, the debt advice website MoneySavingExpert.com says. In its survey of almost 10,000 people, they were six times more likely to have had serious debt problems than people who haven’t
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10 Ways to Look After Your Mental Health

Posted on 18 August 2014 by Keith Lynch

Anyone can make simple changes that have a huge impact on their mental health and wellbeing. We’ve come up with ten practical ways to take care of yourself and get the most from life. Visit the Mental Health Foundation page for advice on how to improve your ability to deal with ups and downs.
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Workplace mental health programmes reduce depression

Posted on 15 August 2014 by Keith Lynch

BMC Medicine 09.05.14 Universal workplace mental health programmes can reduce levels of depression among the workforce, a review of published studies shows. The review identified nine workplace randomised controlled trials, most of which used CBT techniques. Overall, employees in the intervention groups reported lower levels of depression than those in the control groups. There was
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