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Items of interest in the news
 

Get up to date with what’s happening in the Time to Change campaign
http://www.time-to-change.org.uk/
 

Up to date Mental Health news can be found on the Mental Health Foundation Website
http://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/

Claudia Hammond reports on new research which followed over 6,000 young children through school and found that if they experienced long term or severe bullying by their peers, their risk of developing serious mental health problems such as borderline personality disorder
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b017cfv8

Saving Lives - success for suicide prevention skills training
http://www.mind.org.uk/news/6418_saving_lives-success_for_suicide_prevention_skills_training

Mental health in relationships
http://www.mind.org.uk/blog/6399_mental_health_in_relationships

The Mood Disorders Centre is a partnership between the University of Exeter and NHS. There mission is to conduct psychological research and also conduct assessment, treatment and training for the benefit of people who suffer from depression.
http://www.exeter.ac.uk/mooddisorders/

Is stress triggered by your genes or by your lifestyle? Help us investigate the causes of stress, and get personalized tips for improving your mental well-being.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/labuk/experiments/stress/

Surge in calls to mental health helplines
Charity warns of "huge demand" for mental health support as impact of welfare cuts and recession bites.
http://www.communitycare.co.uk/Articles/22/05/2012/118229/surge-in-calls-to-mental-health-helplines.htm

Charities call for rethink on mental health services
More than 500m could be saved if mental health services in England were run more efficiently, a report says.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-11885481

Loneliness is 'major health issue'
Some people seek isolation, but few choose to be lonely, primarily because it isn't good for us.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-18737560

'Discriminatory' ban on MPs with mental health issues to be axed
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-19597215

Helplines Partnership is the organisation that has been formed from the merger of the Mental Health Helplines Partnership (mhhp) and The Helplines Association (THA). It represents the helplines sector across the UK and internationally, supporting helplines to provide the best quality of service to their users.
http://www.mhhp.org.uk/about-us.html

Various Mental Health News
http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/mental-health

A CHARITY is offering help to teenagers stressed by the prospect of exams.
ChildLine has reminded the pupils they can call its confidential helpline, visit its website, or receive support online or by email.
http://www.childline.org.uk/Pages/Home.aspx
 

BBC Science
When does your mental health become a problem?
http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/0/22028518

Met Police 'must review handling of mentally ill suspects'
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-22480666
 

Policing and Mental Health guide Launched 23 Jan 2014
http://www.mind.org.uk/news-campaigns/news/policing-and-mental-health-guide-launched-today/
 

 

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