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UMaine study illuminates grief of parents of children with serious mental illness

Caring for a child with a serious mental illness, one which substantially impairs or limits a person's major life activity, can lead to a range of ... View article...

Birdsong boosts mental wellbeing for 90% of people, UK poll finds

People are being urged to boost their mental health and help scientists by spending an hour this weekend counting the birds in their garden or local ... View article...

Six easy ways to boost your mental health in just 10 minutes

Or it could be nerves ahead of a scary event or a sudden bout of sadness but when your mental health takes a turn for the worse it can be tempting ... View article...

Major health delays causing mental torture for Scotland's sick patients

It's simply not fair that some patients are waiting months and months to find out if they require cancer treatment. It's a form of mental torture for ... View article...

UK's first LGBT+ rape and sexual abuse helpline launched

LGBT rights activist, Lord Michael Cashman CBE, said: “Over the last decade, sexual abuse and the impact it can have on a person has received more ... View article...

The FDA is ready for gay and bisexual men to donate blood

After years of protest, the FDA is easing the blood donation ban for gay and bisexual men. Today on the show, what this means for LGBT rights and ... View article...

LGBT activists welcome Pope to Congo as he dismisses anti-gay laws

Africa is one of the few places in the world where the Catholic Church is growing, with activists welcoming his message that "being homosexual ... View article...

Hundreds farewell Cardinal George Pell at Sydney funeral as police break up clash with protesters

Meanwhile, LGBT groups, as well as survivors of child sexual abuse and their supporters staged a protest in Hyde Park against the funeral, ... View article...

People in the Highlands encouraged to join Scotland's biggest mental health conversation

See Me, Scotland's programme to end mental health stigma and discrimination, is urging people to get involved in Time to Talk Day on February 2. View article...

Mental health teams in schools are improving access to support, but not all children are benefitting

An NHS-funded programme delivering mental health services in schools and FE colleges has made significant early progress in its first 3 year. View article...

New grants to improve Staffordshire young adults' mental health

The Community Mental Health Transformation Programme in Staffordshire aims to change the way care and support for adults is provided through ... View article...

Headspace expands mental health service within UK

The digital mental health platform provider will be adding on-demand coaching, counselling and employee assistance programme (EAP) services. View article...