Doja Cat responds to mental health concerns after shaving her head

8 August 2022, 15:20 Doja Cat reassured fans after they were concerned for her wellbeing. Doja Cat recently revealed a new style for her – in the form of a shaved head. She took to Instagram live and confessed that she ‘never liked’ having hair, and said she was ‘obsessed’ with her new look. Doja … Read more

Can stress be good for brain functioning? What new study says

Stress is widely considered to be part and parcel of the modern day lifestyle, often but rightly condemned for being responsible for its severe impact on ease of living. Interestingly, a new study questions this long held notion. A recent research from the Youth Development Institute at the University of Georgia suggests that the impending … Read more

‘They saved my life’: Northampton teacher to finally take on Everest for mental health charity

A Northampton teacher will finally be trekking to Everest Base Camp for a mental health charity after three years of delays due to Covid-19. Hannah Auger, the assistant principal at Northampton International Academy, is raising money for Mind – a charity ‘dear to her heart’. Hannah, who has been a teacher for the last 13 … Read more

Virtually no screening and treatment for mental health disorders in many HIV clinics across the world

The proportion of HIV treatment clinics screening for depression, anxiety and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is 50%, 14% and 12%, respectively, in many global regions, Dr Angela Parcesepe of the University of North Carolina reported at the 24th International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2022) in Montreal this week. What’s more, both screening and medication for treatment … Read more

Health experts reflect on Marilyn Monroe’s mental health and addiction

Health experts reflect on Marilyn Monroe’s mental health and addiction Marilyn Monroe’s sudden death at such young age sparked debate about addiction in the entertainment industry. Reportedly, the late actress had “a traumatic childhood” because of her schizophrenic mother and after she entered the industry, the beauty got addicted to drugs and alcohol that ruined … Read more

Mental health service can expand thanks to Wigan dad’s gruelling ‘pub crawl’

Nigel Brookwell, from Swinley, got on his hands and knees in a literal pub crawl last month in his latest wacky fund-raising challenge. The gruelling task took eight-and-a-half hours to complete and he stopped at pubs along the way collecting donations – and refueling – as he covered the three-and-a-half mile route. Read More Read … Read more

Mental health problems have grown, but especially among tween girls

Comment on this story Comment The American Academy of Pediatrics recently declared a national emergency in child and adolescent mental health, as rates of depression, anxiety, self-harm and suicidal thoughts skyrocketed during the pandemic. But youth mental health had been deteriorating for some time before the pandemic, as psychologists like me have been noticing for … Read more

SilverCloud Health passes 1m user mark

The platform has supported more than 500 organizations globally trade Ken Cahill, SilverCloud Digital mental health platform announced SilverCloud Health has provided behavioral and mental health services to more than 1 million users globally to date. In addition to reaching this milestone, the evidence-based digital mental health platform has also achieved a 93% satisfaction rate … Read more