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Adult mental health, Child and adolescent mental health, Mental health and society

JAMMIND: As it happened

Posted on 30 January 2019 by Antonio Pardinas

This post first appeared on the National Centre for Mental health website. “Stigma will not disappear overnight. Still, we cannot allow those with mental disorder to continue to receive the levels of degradation and ridicule that have permeated far too much of human history. A far brighter future can and will emerge when knowledge replaces
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Child and adolescent mental health

Meet the Researcher – Sinéad Morrison PhD student

Posted on 18 January 2019 by Alison Tobin

Sinéad Morrison is a PhD student with the Experiences of CHildren with cOpy number variants (ECHO)study Why did you choose to do research into mental health? I have always been really fascinated with mental health from a young age, and I can pinpoint this to the moment it was explained to me that the churning
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Adult mental health, Mental health and society, World Mental Health Day

Marking World Mental Health Day

Posted on 14 November 2018 by Sam Hibbitts

It was a great pleasure to chair the World Mental Health Day session at Cardiff University on 10 October 2018. We had incredible engagement from staff and students with a diverse group of over 60 participants. Cardiff signed the ‘Time to Change’ pledge that aims to challenge how we think and act when it comes
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Adult mental health

Why having a conversation about mental health in the workplace might not be so simple

Posted on 24 October 2018 by James Wallace

James Wallace , PhD Researcher This article first appeared in The Conversation on 10 October 2018 For many people experiencing mental health difficulties, fear of the stigma associated with conditions can affect how they relate to others. This fear is not just limited to social interactions, it can affect all aspects of life, including the
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