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Hairdressers refuse to shave depressed teen’s matted hair

Tuesday 8th August 2017 By Georgina Rannard   Beauty rituals may not be the first thing you think about in relation to mental health, but when an American hairdresser told […] Read more

How magnets treat depersonalisation

Wednesday 26th July 2017 By Ciaran Tracy   Depersonalisation disorder, sometimes known as DPD, leaves sufferers feeling like they’re not part of the world they live in. “I feel spaced […] Read more

Boris the dog attends University of Reading graduation

10th July 2017 A mortar board-wearing family dog was invited to a university graduation ceremony to help soothe a guest’s anxiety. Daisy Evans, 23, was watched by four-year-old springer poodle […] Read more

Lincoln City’s Nathan Arnold hosts mental health event

Wednesday 5th July 2017 Lincoln City footballer Nathan Arnold is hosting an “Anxiety Awareness” evening at the club’s Sincil Bank stadium. The 29-year-old has spoken out about his battle with […] Read more

Mikeysline Ben Nevis challenge remembers friends

Monday 12th June 2017 Friends of two young men who took their own lives and supporters of a charity set up in their honour have completed a challenging fundraising venture. […] Read more

How food can improve your mental health

Thursday 25th May 2017 By Dr Rangan Chatterjee Approximately one in four of us will experience a mental health problem each year in England. As part of our fight against […] Read more

National Service User Awards 2017!

May 19th 2017 On Monday 8th May, we had the privilege of representing Advent Advocacy at this year’s National Service User Awards! This is an event that was started in […] Read more

We’re swearing to tackle mental illness – MQ Mental Health

Wednesday 17th May 2017 ‘Research has the power to transform young people’s lives. We swear to take it on, if you swear to help.’ Mental illness in young people is […] Read more

General election 2017: Conservatives pledge to end mental health ‘injustice’

Sunday 7th May 2017 Announcing their latest pledge ahead of the general election on 8 June, Mr Hunt told BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show: “If you have a child that […] Read more

Author Joanna Cannon: why I’m going back to the psychiatric wards

Tuesday 25th April Helene Mulholland Cannon, author of The Trouble with Goats and Sheep, who quit psychiatry more than two years ago to concentrate on writing, is returning to the […] Read more

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