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The Importance of Social Media on Mental Health

According to a BBC study, approximately 40% of people around the world use social media. Users spend an average time of two hours daily to like, tweet, share and update […] Read more

What is an IMCA?

An IMCA or an Independent Mental Capacity Advocate represents and can speak on behalf of people who lack the capacity to make decisions – especially when important decisions are being […] Read more

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson ‘moved’ by mental health support

Thursday 12th April Dwayne Johnson says he’s been “moved” by fans’ reaction after opening up about his struggles with mental health. In an interview earlier this month the star said […] Read more

Greg James Sport Relief challenge: DJ returning to Ben Nevis

Wednesday 14th March 2018 Greg James is returning to the place where his Sport Relief challenge was called off two weeks ago. The Radio 1 DJ was forced to stop […] Read more

How Advocacy Services Can Help?

Our advocacy services are independent and confidential, available for healthcare settings including hospitals and residential care facilities; for service users (adult, children and young people) with mental ill health and/or […] Read more

North Wales suicide prevention action plan launched

Wednesday 21st February 2018   A new plan aimed at preventing suicide and self-harm is set to be launched across north Wales. The three-year-strategy will target priority groups including middle-aged […] Read more

Mental and physical health programme for young people rolled out

Thursday 8th February 2018   A mental health project for young people with long-term physical conditions is being rolled out across Scotland. Following a trial in Glasgow, it will now […] Read more

7 New Year’s Resolutions that Put your Mental Health First

Resolutions for New Year tend to revolve around dietary changes, weight loss or a new exercise regimen. Why not make this New Year about your mental health? Improving your  mental […] Read more

Cwmbran bus driver helps talk woman down from bridge

Wednesday January 31st 2018   A distressed woman was talked down from a bridge by passers-by and a bus driver on his morning route. Ian Lloyd, 33, was working at […] Read more

Demi Lovato to offer therapy sessions to fans on US tour

Thursday 25th January 2018 Demi Lovato is offering free therapy and wellness sessions to fans before the concerts on her US tour. The singer, who has bipolar disorder, says its […] Read more

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