'A psychiatric diagnosis where appropriate is important, but it does not explain motivation'
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If we’re serious about tackling mental health in Britain, we cannot rely on celebrities to speak about to the issue to our young people
The biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK is suicide. Despite all the horrible diseases we could contract, accidents we could be in or potential ways we could kill each other, we’re still killing ourselves more frequently than any of those things
Edward Adamson was the first artist to be employed in a UK hospital. Kashmira Gander explores how his studio was an oasis of calm in a harsh twentieth century mental hospital, and how his legacy lives on.
As boys' happiness levels remain stable, report comes at a time mental health issues among young people and students, in particular, are being heavily scrutinised
A survey of childcare professionals found 71 per cent believed children are becoming more anxious about their bodies at a younger age than before
'Americans will no longer separate mental health from physical health'
I was an emotionally and physically paralysed version of the person that I used to be. Without medical intervention, I would still be that person today
Study comes in the same week another shows students who experience financial difficulties and worry about debt have a higher chance of suffering from depression and alcohol dependency
Study's leader says findings suggest 'a vicious cycle' whereby anxiety and problem drinking 'exacerbate financial difficulties'
A team of scientists pinpointed 17 genetic tweaks, or SNPs (pronounced “snips”), that appear to be tied to MDD
Figures have almost tripled since records first began being recorded in 1993
Survey comes shortly after ONS figures show student suicides in England and Wales are at their highest level since 2007
I recall phoning the crisis team once, and the nurse who answered was concerned that I might make a suicide attempt that night. 'I’m not afraid to say that I care,' she said. The phrase was interesting because it implied that there was a fear among mental health professionals of appearing to care about someone