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Thursday, 13 December 2018

Scottish budget 'misses opportunity to tackle poverty'

Scottish budget 'misses opportunity to tackle poverty'
- He said: “One million people in Scotland – including 230,000 children – are currently living in the grip of poverty, and this budget offered the ...

Former UK health minister defiant as UK rejects cannabis legalisation vote

Former UK health minister defiant as UK rejects cannabis legalisation vote
- I have seen very close up and first-hand, the lives that it wrecks, the impact on mental health that it has, and the cost that it not only has to the ...

Stress could be spotted by looking at your EYES: Scientists reveal the size of your pupils provides ...

Stress could be spotted by looking at your EYES: Scientists reveal the size of your pupils provides ...
- comes after a study released earlier this year by the Mental Health Foundation revealed that of its 4,619 participants, 74 per cent admitted to feeling ...

Older people living alone 50% more likely to visit GP – report

Older people living alone 50% more likely to visit GP – report
- Health Foundation charity showed that mental health conditions were more ... “An estimated nine million people across the UK, almost a fifth of the ...

True Intimacy: Why It's So Crucial—and So Challenging

True Intimacy: Why It's So Crucial—and So Challenging
- There's now consensus among mental health researchers on how intimate connections are critical to our health and well being. Yet such secure ...

Rise in number of mentally-ill children treated in adult wards

Rise in number of mentally-ill children treated in adult wards
- More than 100 young people were treated in non-specialist mental health ... “This will be delivered as part of actions of the Mental Health Strategy ...

Difference Between the Psychopath and So-Called Sociopath

Difference Between the Psychopath and So-Called Sociopath
Mental health professionals should refrain from using any version of the term "sociopath." Since being trained in the Psychopathy Checklist, I, too, ...

Increase in young people sent to adult mental health wards

Increase in young people sent to adult mental health wards
- number of young people with mental health problems who were sent to unsuitable adult wards has risen by a third. A report by the Mental Welfare ...

Faith groups to defy 'gay cure' therapy ban

Faith groups to defy 'gay cure' therapy ban
- Senior Church of England bishops are to begin an inquiry into “gay cure” therapy amid claims that it is still prevalent among religious groups despite a ...

UK LGB students more likely to self harm: study

UK LGB students more likely to self harm: study
- LGB students in the U.K. are at greater risk for self harm even after accounting ... Overall, 119 participants reported gay or bisexual status.

LGTB+ football fans: homophobia needs to be tackled

LGTB+ football fans: homophobia needs to be tackled
Gay football fans have been put off from going to matches because of fears about homophobia, activists have said. Supporters have acknowledged ...

Mexico could be about to change its marriage laws to allow same-sex couples to marry abroad

Mexico could be about to change its marriage laws to allow same-sex couples to marry abroad
- Mexico could be about to change its marriage laws to make it easier for same-sex couples living abroad to get married. Couples wishing to get married ...

A school in Indiana banned a Gay-Straight Alliance club from using the words “gay” and “LGBT+”

A school in Indiana banned a Gay-Straight Alliance club from using the words “gay” and “LGBT+”
- The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Indiana have filed a lawsuit against the Leo Junior/Senior High School in Indiana after it reportedly ...

School kids who identify themselves as gay more likely to be suffering from depression

School kids who identify themselves as gay more likely to be suffering from depression
- Dr Gemma Lewis from University College London, UK, who led the research, said, “It is very concerning that despite changes in public perceptions ...

UK government to co-chair LGBT rights coalition

UK government to co-chair LGBT rights coalition
- Lord Ahmad, who is the UK's minister for human rights, said Britain will use its role to lobby countries to decriminalise same-sex relationships, improve ...

Gay kids 'at greater risk of depression'

Gay kids 'at greater risk of depression'
- CHILDREN as young as ten who identify as gay, lesbian or bisexual are more likely than others to suffer depression, a study shows. Their risk ...

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