mental health

Edge Hill University academics have helped a sporting charity secure funding to extend a successful mental health programme for men.

The University’s sport and mental health research team were commissioned by Rugby League Cares (RL...

Neuroscientist and best-selling author Dr Dean Burnett has a new audiobook out today, World Mental Health Day.

Psycho-Logical is a new Audible Original asking the question that’s often overlooked when it comes to mental health: ‘why?’. We took some of those ‘...

Public Health England’s major new Mental Health campaign, ‘Every Mind Matters’, launches today. Celebrity and big brand partners, the public sector and health care system will all be coming together to support people in feeling more confident in taking action to take care of...

For its new exhibition, the Bethlem Gallery turns to mental health activism. How can art communicate messages from those feeling that they uncomfortably fit within pre-existing power structures? ‘Art & Protest: What’s there to be...

The BBC’s recent series of documentaries triggered public discourse about life with mental health conditions. Anxiety and Me tracked Nadiya Hussain’s journey from Googling her symptoms through to starting cognitive behavioural therapy. Depression and Me...

The UK has a higher level of income inequality than most developed countries, with around one person in five currently living in poverty. In her passionate and well-received keynote talk, Kate Pickett, Professor of Epidemiology at the University of York, discussed the wide-...

Having experienced her own difficulties with depression and self-harm, in What Do I Do? Mental Health and Me, Dame Kelly Holmes sets out to discover how other people cope, talking to TV personalities, writers, comedians, journalists and more about their mental health...

When The Reading Agency and Libraries Connected launched their first Reading Well Books on Prescription adult mental health list in public libraries in 2013, expert-endorsed helpful reading could be recommended or “prescribed” by health professionals and the books were also...

Rap music for many brings to mind themes such as exorbitant boasting, greed, gang-violence, sex, drug-use and money. However, as an evolving and varied entity, rap is possibly one of the most emotionally forthcoming, painfully honest and psychologically insightful genres of...

The UK government’s plans for child mental health (outlined in its 2017 green paper) would see mental health teams provide extra support in schools, and introduce waiting time targets. However, a recent joint report by the Education...