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This webinar is designed to support clinicians when working with clients who have grown up with a brother or sister with severe mental health illness. This webinar looks at how ‘well’ siblings may have been impacted by...

‘Friendship is the single most important thing affecting our psychological health and wellbeing, as well as our physical health and wellbeing.’ Spending time with our friends releases endorphins in the brain, and makes us happy. This is Professor Robin Dunbar’s response to...

In 2013, the NHS trust I worked for did away with the traditional transition at 18 years from Child and Adolescent to Adult Mental Health Services. A Child and Family service was created to work with those up to 14 years, and a new Youth Service working with those aged...

Would you lie to a loved one about their terminal condition, to ensure their last few months or years were as happy as possible? Professor Cass Sunstein (Harvard University) lived through this reality – after his father was diagnosed with a terminal brain tumour, his mother...

Clinical psychologist Dr Emma Hepburn, otherwise known as The Psychology Mum on social media, put this toolkit together to help us look after body and mind as we navigate the modern world.

Hepburn concisely lays the foundations of mental wellbeing, then guides the...

The narrative around mental health in popular culture has changed over the last few years. Industries previously associated with ‘perfectionism’ have perhaps accepted a responsibility to destigmatise and create a new...

Researchers in mental health have teamed up with Aardman Animations to launch a new campaign aimed at supporting the wellbeing of 17- to 24-year-olds. The What’s Up With Everyone? campaign features a series of short animations touching on five broad issues which affect young...

Since joining the Leeds Infant Mental Health Service, many have asked me, ‘Do babies have mental health?’ This is often followed up by some remark about how babies are too young to have mental health.

To answer this question I suggest we think about what mental health...

International exchanges are common and well supported across UK universities. They typically take the form of students living and studying abroad for a semester or a full year, often in the third year of their undergraduate degree. Students improve their cultural awareness,...

Imagine a world in which no one is held back by mental health problems. That’s the vision of Professor Miranda Wolpert MBE, Head of the Mental Health Priority Area...