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Digested week: it’s good to be back after recent lows with mental health

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It’s great to be well enough to come back to doing digested week on a fortnightly basis. I’ve suffered with mental health issues throughout my adult life, but the last few months have been among the worst and it is on...

‘These salt marshes saved my life’: how nature is helping mental health

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“It sounds dramatic, but this place saved my life,” says Wendy Turner, looking out over the Steart salt marshes in Somerset. “I am really loving the colours of all the marsh grasses at the moment, and the flocks of du...

Study finds Covid-19 pandemic worsened mental health around the world

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Cases of anxiety and depression around the world increased dramatically in 2020, researchers have found, with an estimated 76m extra cases of anxiety and 53m extra cases of major depressive disorder than would have be...

‘It took a year to get help’: generation Z on mental health decline

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It was while browsing on social media at the age of 13 that Hannah realised she had an eating disorder. Seeing other girls and women talking about their experiences, she thought: “This is me.” Since that moment, the n...

Tuchel struggles to explain Chelsea’s lack of mental sharpness at Juventus

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Thomas Tuchel said Chelsea lacked mental sharpness after the European champions slumped to a flat defeat against Juventus in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Chelsea produced a lethargic display against their...

Watch for changed behaviour, be empathic, know your limits: how to be a mental health first aider

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You may have a fairly good idea of what to do if someone breaks an arm, or even stops breathing, but could you spot the signs of poor mental health in a friend, relation or colleague? Mental health first aid is an ide...

‘Psychedelics renaissance’: new wave of research puts hallucinogenics forward to treat mental health

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It was out of desperation that Michael Raymond found himself sitting in a remote retreat in the Peruvian Andes, sipping a cup of bitter tea. Raymond had reached breaking point. His 16-year career as an electrical engi...

Mental health at work: the tech helping businesses to assist struggling staff

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As a London-based management consultant who has struggled with anxiety and insomnia, Marion dreaded the prospect of working from home when the UK’s first Covid-19 lockdown was announced last year. “If things get disru...

The Guardian view on children’s mental health: ministers must pay up

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A new education secretary, Nadhim Zahawi, is in post, and the first big piece of work by the recently appointed children’s commissioner for England, Dame Rachel de Souza, is on his desk. Parents and everyone else who ...

Call for ‘new deal’ for England’s children as poll shows mental health concerns

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Forty per cent of girls aged 16 to 17 are unhappy with their mental health, more than double the rate for boys, according to a landmark report that calls for the “greatest investment possible” in catchup for schools a...

Veterans at UK’s largest barracks at risk of losing mental health support

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Vulnerable veterans of wars in Afghanistan and Iraq living in supported housing at the UK’s largest barracks are set to lose help with mental health problems, triggering fears of a return to homelessness and lost live...

UK psychiatry chief urges funds to tackle mental health backlog

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The “catastrophic” impact of the pandemic on mental health could wipe out years of progress unless there is a significant injection of cash, the president of the Royal College of Psychiatrists has said. Psychiatrists ...

The terrible cost of neglecting children’s mental health

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The distressing story of children being admitted to general wards because mental health beds aren’t available (Sharp rise in acute medical beds occupied by children with nowhere else to go, 13 September) is a story th...

Joe Wicks: ‘Exercise for your mental health and the body will follow’

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Joe Wicks, 34, the nation’s go-to body coach during the pandemic kept millions on their toes and raised £580,000 for the NHS (PE with Joe on YouTube ran most weekdays between March 2020 and March 2021). Later this mon...

Third of BAME staff in NHS mental health services face racist abuse at work

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NHS leaders are being urged to tackle racist abuse of staff as new figures reveal that a third of black, Asian or minority ethnic workers in mental health trusts in England have experienced harassment, bullying or att...

Gratitude Games launched to support mental health of UK emergency workers

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Thousands of emergency services workers will take part in a new Olympics-style multi-sport annual event to raise money to tackle the stress and trauma they experience in their jobs. The inaugural Gratitude Games will ...

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