Mental health in teenagers

interesting article by Fionn Hargreaves regarding mental health in teenage girls. Statistics show that one in ten girls aged 14 – 17 were referred to specialist mental health services in England last year. Figures printed for the first time showed the rising demand and also showed the increase in particular with girls as figures were[…]

Mental health volunteers

Interesting idea for the government to be spending £15million pounds on training volunteers in mental health. The courses are free and starting in the Autumn this year. With figures showing that one in four adults will experience mental health problems in any year this extra support and awareness is critical. The courses will teach volunteers[…]