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How to find the right therapist for you

Identifying the type of therapist you want can feel like hard work. Help is at hand. Coming to the decision that you’d like to see a...

How to stop idolising or vilifying people

Psychodynamic therapist Nadine Moore explores the benefits of relating to others as integrated wholes, rather than entirely good or entirely evil. Most of us are...

“Chemical cosh” used to knock out dementia patients in care homes

Hundreds of care homes are still regularly using a “chemical cosh” of powerful drugs to quieten difficult dementia patients, despite a national review into the practice,...

MPs pass mental health restraint bill after filibuster fears

A private member’s bill to ensure that police who are called to restrain patients at mental hospitals wear body cameras has passed through the...

Police and firefighters seek help from mental health charity

A post-traumatic stress charity has issued a stark warning about poor mental health support for frontline staff and revealed members of the emergency services reached out...

Mental health patients ‘waiting years to be discharged’ from hospitals

Mental health patients are waiting years to be discharged, it has been revealed. At least 91 patients have waited more than a year to be discharged,...

One in three sick notes from GPs are for mental health problems

One in three sick notes handed out by GPs are for those with mental health problems, official figures show. More Britons than ever are taking time...

Social Media and Mental Health

A new survey shows a growing backlash against apps like Instagram and Snapchat amongst young people. Almost two-thirds of schoolchildren would not mind if social...

The law and mental health in the workplace

Employers must get to grips with mental health in the workplace with politicians focusing on the issue and recent case law showing that employers...

Love Island ads blamed for rise in teenage mental health problems

Adverts shown during shows like Love Island are threatening the mental health of young women and teenagers, according to the boss of NHS England. Simon...