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Working in a Pupil Referral Unit – Jodie Gornall

Working in a Pupil Referral Unit – Jodie Gornall

Posted on 8 March 2019 by Alison Tobin

With a long-standing interest in mental health and helping others, I was looking for a job opportunity that would offer me variety, outside of my background in the care industry. […]

JAMMIND: As it happened

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 […]

Meet the Researcher –  Sinéad Morrison  PhD student

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 […]

New ways of thinking about the mental health and wellbeing of primary school-aged children

New ways of thinking about the mental health and wellbeing of primary school-aged children

Posted on 26 June 2018 by Stephen Jennings

Growing socio-political interest in child and adolescent mental health A broad consensus among research suggests that 10 percent of children and young people in the UK have a clinical-level diagnosable […]

Sleep: The golden chain for mental health

Sleep: The golden chain for mental health

Posted on 1 December 2017 by Katie Swaden Lewis

Winter is here, and whether or not you enjoy the darker evenings, colder weather and premature Christmas decorations in shops, most will rejoice at the extra hour in bed that […]

Mental health nursing in Palestine

Mental health nursing in Palestine

Posted on 30 October 2017 by Dr Mohammad Marie

Mohammad Marie  -  mental health nurse academic at An-Najah University Mental health services vary from country to another. This variation depends on many factors, including those related to culture, politics, […]

Diabulimia

Diabulimia

Posted on 19 October 2017 by Alison Seymour

The sad circumstances of the suicide of Megan Davison recently highlighted the little-known eating disorder diabulimia. The term diabulimia refers to the deliberate and frequent reduction in insulin administration in […]

Improving the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people

Improving the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people

Posted on 17 October 2017 by Dr Rhiannon Evans

Dr Rhiannon Evans, Senior Lecturer, DECIPHer, School of Social Sciences, Cardiff University Michelle Hughes, Specialist CAMHS Nurse, Cwm Taf University Health B The mental health and wellbeing of children and […]

Mental Health research – the future beckons

Mental Health research – the future beckons

Posted on 16 October 2017 by Professor Jeremy Hall

Mental ill health – a national emergency Mental ill health is a national crisis. Every year one in four people in the UK suffer from a mental health problem, with […]

MINDDS – a pan-European network for Neurodevelopmental Disorder research

MINDDS – a pan-European network for Neurodevelopmental Disorder research

Posted on 9 October 2017 by Professor Adrian Harwood

When we talk about ‘neurodevelopmental disorders’ (NDD), we refer to a wide range of mental health conditions united by an overlapping biology that arises from disrupted brain development.  It is […]